Some details about the LG G5 and its modular design, dubbed «magical slot»It surfaced on the eve of the official announcement of the smartphone.
According to the new report, these accessories are expected to be presented at the Mobile World Congress, together with the flagship smartphone.
Modules and other equipment for the upcoming flagship will be known as the «G5 and friends». Venture Beat noted that the accessories (both modular and external) will be set up and managed by a specialized application called LG Friends Manager.
Simultaneously with the announcement of the flagship of the company will introduce only two modules – GoPro camera (with battery to 1100 mAh) and a digital audio chip for better sound quality.
For the manufacture of the second module, the manufacturer has teamed up with leading consumer electronics manufacturer Bang&Olufsen. In addition to improving their own sound, an audio module improves routing through other devices.
It is also reported that LG will present a 360-degree camera that can take photos and video with a resolution of 16 megapixels. The resulting files can then be played in VR-headset from the company.
Finally, the company presents a drone that can be controlled by LG G5, and get the camera and speaker to communicate with other devices.