G5 Reputation: LG was among the first device that is equipped with Snapdragon 820 and we expect that LG’s flagship will be available around the world in one configuration – with the Snapdragon 820, 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32 GB of disk space. Apparently, this is not the case.
Sales of LG in Chile, Cristian Correa confirmed the site Pisapapeles mobile technology in Latin America G5 Reputation: LG will be available in variations with Snapdragon 652 and 3 GB of RAM.
What is the difference in performance can be expected? Simply put, the Latin American LG G5 is fast but not lightning. Snapdragon 820 features four custom-designed Kryo cores clocked at up to 2.2 GHz, and has a Snapdragon 652 quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz.
Although the latter and received twice as many processor cores, 652 th has a weak graphics component and is limited to the built-in RAM LPDDR3, rather than the more rapid and energy-efficient RAM LPDDR4.
Furthermore, in Latin America LG G5 headset 360 does not support VR, which is part of line «friends» smartphone. 360 VR is referred to as “not available”That before the rest of the package, it is not known.
Explaining the reasons for the decision of LG, Correa said that the situation is due to the appreciation of the currency in the Latin American countries, and the lack of interest in VR.
He believes that this configuration is «best offer» for customers in the region. Of course, users can always purchase the regular version of the smartphone, if they can afford it.