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LG has sent out invites for the official launch of its next flagship smartphone- LG V20 in the Indian market. The successor to LG V10 will be launched in New Delhi on Monday, December 5 at 6:30pm IST.
Recently we reported that a Mumbai based retailer tweeted about the offline availabiity of the smartphone with a best price tag of Rs. 54,999. The retailer that goes by the name- Mahesh Telecom also announced an 'Assured Exchange' program where you can exchange your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Apple iPhone 6S Plus at half the price point and would need to pay the remaining Rs. 27,000 amount.
To recall, the smartphone was first launched in US market and was the first handset to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the box, one of the reason it managed to get instant attention in the world of technology. Besides, it packs in an amazing set of hardware and features that can give any flagship handset a run for its money. Here we are going to talk about 5 features that makes LG V20 a device worth checking out.
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5.7-inch Quad HD Main Display and a 2.1-inch Secondary Display
LG V20 will be a true multimedia flagship handset. The smartphone features a dual-screen display as first seen on its predecessor, the LG V10. There is a 5.7-inch QHD primary display with a pixel density of 513 PPI along with a secondary 2.1-inch display which acts as the "Always On" display. The secondary display can be used to launch applications, view notifications, and change quick settings.
Dual Camera setup
In addtion to dual display, LG V20 also features a ual-camera setup. The smartphone sports a 16MP primary camera with75-degree lens along with an 8MP secondary camera with 135-degree wide angle lens. It also boasts LG's hybrid autofocus system which is a combination of laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus, and contrast autofocus.
In addition, it includes Qualcomm's Steady Record 2.0 EIS for smooth video recording. For the selfie enthusiasts, the smartphone packs a 5MP 120-degree wide angle lens at the front.
Android 7.0 Nougat with Robust Metal Construction
As we mentioned, LG V20 is the first handset to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the box besides the recently launched Google Pixel handsets. This means you don't need to wait for updates from Google to experience the sweetest Google flavour.
Besies, LG V20,s design is also its biggest highlight. The smartphone's body is constructed out of AL6013 metal, and as per LG, it cam easily survive drops from a height of four feet.
LG V20 will also offer great audio in everyday life as the handset features a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DACm HD Audio Recorder, and B&O PLAY speakers. Besides, LG might offer complimentary Bang & Olufsen headset for early buyers, as reported by the Mumbia based retailer.
Flagship Hardware for a Flagship Performance
As far as hardware goes, LG V20 is a no-compromise smartphone. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage space, which is further expandable up to 2TB provided you have a microSD card. It is backed by a 3,200mAh removable battery and offers support for Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
The price-point of Rs. 54,999 puts the LG G5 in the race of high-end flagships where the handset will compete against the likes of Apple iPhone 7/7 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia Z5 Premium, etc.