LG, has now launched a new lower spec variant of the G5, named LG G5 SE. The smartphone was confirmed by teh company recently and was listed on the company's Russian website with images and specifications before being taken down.
The LG G5 SE will be limited to come countries, so far we know it it will be released in Latin America, China and it is likely to cost less than its big brother G5 considering the specs.
The only difference between the LG G5 SE and the LG G5 is that the former runs on a slightly less powerful processor - an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652, 3GB RAM and no 4G connectivity. (G5 - Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM, 4G LTE). This is a little surprising as the Snapdragon 652 is capable to support 4G LTE.
Rest of the specifications remains the same as the LG G5 - 5.3-inch QHD display (1440x2560 pixels) featuring always-on display technology, 32GB of inbuilt storage with microSD card option. In terms of camera 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel rear cameras. Other features of the LG G5 SE include a 2800mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.
The smartphone is likely to support the LG VR along with the modular components or "LG Friends" such as the LG Cam Plus and Hi-Fi Plus. The smartphone will be available in Gold, Pink and Titanium.