“The B&O team are really excited about this partnership with LG,” said Julian Kipping, General Manager of Bang & Olufsen in Australia and New Zealand.

“Not only have we worked together on the G5, we’re also working to combine our sensory design, acoustics and smart home integration on further technology partnerships with LG in the future,” he said.

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Pricing for the LG G5 is set to $1099 outright at Harvey Norman on May 2, with Optus and Telstra also picking up the phone from May 2 and May 3 respectively. As for pricing on those other “friends” accessories, you’ll find they range from $129 to $399 with availability between May and June.

LG's G5 will have a 360 degree camera and a VR headset made for it.

LG’s G5 will have a 360 degree camera and a VR headset made for it.