LG's G5 is one of the unique smartphones today, mainly due to the presence of its accessories, fondly called the LG G5 Friends. Now, the Korean tech giant has unveiled its most wicked Friend yet, in the form of its GoPro killer, the LG LTE Action Camera. Unlike other Friends, the LTE Action Camera is actually pretty self-sufficient and is indeed very awesome.

The compact action camera is ridden with features that are designed to take down the best cameras of rival GoPro, including a fully waterproof case and the ability to live stream videos directly to YouTube through its LTE cellular capabilities. Indeed, since this particular Friend does not even need the G5 to be a killer device, it is already a pretty cool gadget on its own.

After all, it does allow users to directly stream their adventures onto YouTube without needing its smartphone partner.

Apart from its live streaming capabilities, the LG LTE Action Camera's specs sheet is also pretty notable, with its 12-megapixel sensor which is capable of shooting 4K/UHD video at 30 frames per second, 1080p videos at 60fps and 720p videos at 120fps, for those times when shooting those ultra slow-motion videos.

The camera also has Bluetooth capabilities, a good old USB connector, built-in WiFi and a memory card slot which is capable of supporting cards up to 2TB. Oh, and its waterproof capabilities are built-in to the camera itself. Thus, even without its case, the device could already be submerged in water.

Even without the G5 to augment its features, the LG LTE Action Camera already has enough firepower to take down most prominent action cameras of today, including GoPro's flagship devices, which are still unable to live stream on YouTube. Of course, once the full integration to the G5 is launched, the LTE Action Camera would become even more powerful.

The LG LTE Action Camera is set to launch in South Korea next month, followed by an American and European release within the next few months.