The much awaited LG V20 is launched in titan, silver, and pink colours with Android 7.0 Nougat (out-of-the-box) on Tuesday at an event in San Francisco. The smartphone will be available for sale in LG’s home market Korea first. However, as per the announcement by Managing Director of LG, Kim Ki-Wan, the LG V20 will launched in the V20 smartphone in India and other countries within September.
The LG V20 is designed to offer customers a more dynamic experience by building on the most popular video and audio features of the V series,” said Juno Cho, president of LG Electronics and Mobile Communications Company. “With the LG V20, we are giving our customers more of everything they love and less of anything they don’t need to set a new standard for premium smartphones.”
LG V20 is the second edition of LG V flagship and is the first non-Nexus smartphone which will run on latest OS of Android. Besides, it comes with a new design, a new camera setup, and more audio features. The handset is build of AL6013 metal, which is used to make aircraft, sailboats, and mountain bikes, hence, it can easily survive drops from a height of four feet, LG claims.
Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the smartphone is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. For storage purposes, it comes packed with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.
The LG V20 smartphone is fronted with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 513 pixels per inch, which is coupled with a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. While, the device is backed with a 16-megapixel primary camera, and a 3200mAh removable battery, under the hood.
As far connectivity is concerned, the handset comes with Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India), as options. It measures 159.70 x 78.10 x 7.60 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 174.00 grams. Also, LG V20 boasts several standard on board sensors like Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.