Just two months after the global announcement, LG has launched its LG V20 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 54,999, the smartphone will be available starting tomorrow via Amazon India and offline retail stores. The LG V20 had gained a lot of attention for being one of the first smartphones to launch with Google’s latest Android Nougat 7.0 OS out-of-the-box. Another highlight of the smartphone is a secondary display, which is placed above the display. Similar to functionalities of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S7 edge, the secondary display shows expandable notifications and allows users to enlarge and send quick replies or share information.
The LG V20 is also aimed at multimedia enthusiasts. The company claims the LG V20 is the first smartphone to come with 32-bit Hi-Fi Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), which helps deliver a superior audio experience. The feature is also said to deliver a live performance-like clarity when paired with a compatible wired headphone. It is also claimed to reduce up to 50 percent of ambient noise levels.
LG V20 specifications
The LG V20 comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD display. As said earlier, the LG20 is one of the first non-Google/Nexus phones to come with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. The smartphone comes preloaded with Google’s In Apps feature, which lets users search apps on the device but also content within the apps. For performance, the smartphone is powered by 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor along with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded up to 2TB using a microSD card.
For photography, the smartphone comes with dual rear camera including a 16-megapixel camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel camera. For selfies, it comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture. The rear camera is also powered by Qualcomm’s Steady Record 2.0 with EIS 3.0, which is supposed to help deliver sharper and stable videos. The camera also comes with Hybrid Auto-Focus which puts Laser Detection AF, Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF, for both photos and videos.
It is backed by a 3,200mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. Just like the V10, the LG V20 also has a replaceable battery and has a dedicated button on the right side of the phone to easily swap the batteries. In terms of connectivity, the LG V20 supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C support, Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC.