The South-Korean giant LG has finally unveiled its much talked about high-end smartphone, the V10 with a secondary ticker display and a dual-front-facing camera.
Apart from rumors and leaks, LG teased the V10 smartphone as the company's ‘Hero' smartphone back in March. The V10 is the LG's first in its new ‘V' series of premium Android smartphones.
LG Electronics Mobile Communications' President and CEO Jun Ho-Cho mentioned in a statement that "The LG V10 was designed from the ground up primarily as a multimedia smartphone for the sharing ecosystem."
Apart from that the dual-camera set up, the V10 phone flaunts a second, independent screen above the default display, which seems to be LG's answer to Samsung's edge-display devices. Let's take a look at the LG V10's specifications and features, and price and availability details.
Alike the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, the LG V10 also comes with a secondary display. It sports a 5.7 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1440x2560 pixels at 515ppi pixel density with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection an a secondary display measuring 2.1 inch at 160x1040 pixels.
Dual Front-Facing Camera
The smartphone comes with dual front-facing 5 megapixel camera, which can take extremely wide, 120-degree selfie. It also flaunts a 16 megapixel camera on the back with laser autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash, face detection, simultaneous video and image recording.
The most appealing feature in the premium smartphone is the fingerprint scanner. The LG V10 also features a fingerprint scanner on the company's signature back button.
The smartphone isn't entirely made out of stainless steel, but only the frame, which give a lot more premium fee including the textured Dura Guard plastic on the back for better grip while holding.
4GB of RAM
The LG V10 is the company's first smartphone to come with 4GB of RAM.
64GB Internal Storage
LG has decide to come with 64GB internal storage model of V10. There will not be any 16GB or the 32GB models.
This is the best features that LG has maintained in its smartphone. Alike the LG G4, the V10 also comes with removable battery measuring 3000mAh.
Manual Mode in Video
LG is good in making camera for their premium smartphone, for instance, the flagship LG G4 has a better camera with lots of new feature and a new camera UI. The new V10 also comes with a new camera feature that allows you to capture video in manual mode.
Available in Five Colors
LG V10 is available in five different colors including Space Black, Luxe White, Modern Beige, Ocean Blue, and Opal Blue.
Price And Availability
The company has not announced the price of the V10. Considering that the phone is loaded with premium features, we expect it to be placed around the company's G4. As for its availability, the phone will debut in LG's home country South Korea first, in October, and will then be launched in the US, and China, India and other key Asian markets.