LG G4 Android Marshmallow release: World's first non-Nexus smartphone to get Google's new mobile update next week
LG G4 Android Marshmallow release: World's first non-Nexus smartphone to get Google's new mobile update next weekLG Newsroom

LG released its current flagship device, the G4 in April this year, so fans and gadget lover must be thinking its upcoming next-generation device should come around this time in 2016. However, latest report has suggest it will arrive earlier than expected.

It was earlier reported that the release date of the LG G5 might fall in the second quarter of 2016, but Weibo user Zealer (via TechGrapple) has claimed it can be released as early as February. 

The South Korean electronics giant is yet to confirm the release of the G5, but it won't come as a surprise if it is unveiled earlier than expected.

There are conflicting reports on specifications of the LG G5. Some reports suggested it will have a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 2560 pixels (538 ppi pixel density), while others claim it will come with a 5.6-inch screen with QHD resolution. Some report it will house a 21-MP main camera and a 5-MP front-snapper, while others claim it will have a 16-MP rear camera and an 8-MP secondary snapper. It is also not sure if it will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 or Snapdragon 820 processor.

According to reports, the LG G5 will come with features like fingerprint sensor and iris scanner. Under the hood, it is expected to come with Adreno 530 GPU, Android 5.1 Lollipop, 32 GB internal memory expandable up to 128 GB, 3 GB RAM and a Li-Ion 3,000-mAh battery.