LG G5, meet your new best friend – the LG Action Cam LTE. This camera has its own LTE/3G connection so that it can livestream your adventures, complete with location tracking thanks to the built-in GPS.
The camera uses a 12.3MP sensor with 1.55µm pixels (sounds a lot like the new Nexus camera). The lens is very wide – 150°, wider than the 135° of the LG G5. It can shoot 4K @ 30fps video, 1080p @ 60fps and 720p @ 120fps (note that live streaming is limited to 720p @ 30fps).
The camera is IP67 rated – it can go under a meter of water for half an hour – and its 1,400mAh battery promises 4 hours of continuous shooting. A microSD slot is available for storage.
The LG Action Cam LTE also has Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity for additional features. LG suggests you can use it as a CCTV cam in its off time. It will work with any Android or iOS phone.
By the way, the camera packs some serious hardware – a Snapdragon 650 chipset with 2GB of RAM and 4GB ROM (reserved for the camera’s OS).
The LG Action Cam will launch in Korea this June, LG is in talks with American and European carriers and will expand availability soon. The price is yet to be announced.