LG has unveiled the V20 Smartphone, first smartphone to be shipped with Android 7.0 Nougat – successor of LG V10 launched earlier last year. As expected, LG V20 packs many unique features, as like its predecessor. The device is packed inside the metal shell, made with Al6013 (Aluminium Alloy), which are usually used to make aircrafts and muontain bikes. As it’s strong as well as light weight, LG claims that the device can survive the height drops, of around 4 feet.
LG V20 features a 5.7 inch IPS Quantum display, with a secondary display mounted just above it, as like its predecessor. The secondary display is now improved more with more brightness and 50% more larger fonts. The smartphone is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, with 4GB RAM with 32GB and 64GB storage options expandable utp 256GB via SD Card.
The device features Hi-Fi Quad DAC Audio, first in smartphones, which will deliver the clearest sound ever experienced in smartphones. Not only in speakers, LG also tries make a new revolution in audio recording and processing technology with Hi-Fi Recording, with a wider dynamic frequency range using three intelligent mics.
LG V20 sports a dual rear camera setup, mounted horizontally, similar to LG G5, with a 135-degree 8-megapixel lens coupled with 16-megapixel 75-degree lens. The front camera is of 5-Megapixel with 120-degree wide angle. There is an autoshot feature, when you smile. The video recording featured with Steady Record 2.0 and Low Cut Filter (LCF) can resist the small shakes and glitches or noises coming along while recording video. The Hybrid Auto focus system consists of three modes – Laser Detection AF, Phase Detection AF, and Contrast AF for both still and motion.
LG V20 is packed with Android Nougat 7.0 topped with with LG UX 5.0+, an upgraded version of the LG UX 5.0. The battery pack is juiced up with 3200mAh, which can run the device with always-on display, dual rear camera and Hi-Fi speakers all the day. The device will be available to buy from South Korea within a month, and in U.S on third quarter via the retailers Best Buy, B&H and carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint. No price and other details have been released yet, and LG will announce them soon.