LG V20 has long been in discussion. LG had announced that the V20 would be the first smartphone to be launched with the new Android Nougat OS pre-installed. Although the international launch of the smartphone took place in September, the Indian market has still been awaiting its launch. However, today LG is officially launching the V20 in India. The launch will kick off today at 6:30PM. Also Read - Best camera phones under Rs 35000 to buy in July 2021: Pixel 4a, Mi 11X, and moreAlso Read - Top gaming smartphones under Rs 30,000: Mi 11X, Realme X7 Max and more
One of the high points of the LG V20 is of course, as aforementioned, that it is among the first smartphones to come preloaded with Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box. However, besides that the V20 also packs audio and video features, which the company claims makes it the smartphone for audiophiles. LG V20 is also the first to feature the 32-bit Hi-Fi DAC, which is aimed at giving the best audio experience for its users. The digital-to-analog converter delivers a crisp and clear sound close to a live performance when used with a compatible wired headphone. It claims to reduce up to 50 percent of ambient noise levels. Also Read - iPhone 14 details leak even before the launch of iPhone 13, to bring this crucial feature
Another highlight is the second display on the LG V20. Like the V10, there’s a second IPS display above the primary screen. Compared to the V10, the secondary display on the LG V20 boasts increased brightness and 50 percent larger font size. This secondary screen also features Expandable Notifications feature, which can be tapped on to enlarge and send quick replies or share information.
LG V20 specifications
The LG V20 smartphone features a 5.7-inch Quad HD IPS display, and at the heart is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.15GHz. It is paired with 4GB of RAM, with 64GB of onboard storage. ALSO READ: LG V30 rumored to ditch secondary ticker display
On the photography front, it sports dual rear cameras, featuring a 16-megapixel camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel camera. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture. The LG V20 also comes with Qualcomm s Steady Record 2.0 which features electronic image stabilization (EIS) 3.0 to record sharper videos and stabilize shaky images. Along with the dual-camera setup at the back, the V20 boasts Hybrid Auto-Focus which puts Laser Detection AF, Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF, for both photos and videos.
The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,200mAh removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0. Additionally, the LG V20 has a replaceable battery like its predecessor, the V10. It comes with a customized button to easily remove the back cover. The button is placed on the right side of the smartphone. ALSO READ: Lenovo K6 Power to go on sale via Flipkart on December 6 with launch day offers
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C support, Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC. On the software front, the smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. The V20 is also the first smartphone to showcase Google s In Apps. It is a new search mode feature in the Google app. It allows you to search content not just from the built-in apps but also from the apps that you have installed. It also helps in discovering recently accessed apps, messages to read or activity across apps.