January 20th, 2017
LG V20 Launched w/ Snapdragon 820, Android 7.0 Nougat, and removable battery
After a number of leaks regarding the LG V20, LG has finally launched the LG V20. You can call this new smartphone a V10 successor which has taken design hints from the LG G5. A lot of new changes have been made and LG has totally refreshed the spec sheet to make the device more powerful. Not to forget, this is the first phone that comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.
The phone has been refreshed with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor along with 4GB RAM. You can look at the full spec sheet below.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
- 4GB LPDDR4
- 5.7-inch IPS 1440p display
- Secondary IPS display of 160 x 1040 pixels (513ppi)
- 64GB Internal; Expandable storage through microSD
- 16MP f/1.8 + 8MP f/2.4 wide-angle rear camera; 5MP f/1.9 front camera
- 3200mAh with Quick Charge 3.0, removable
- Android 7.0 Nougat
Just like its predecessor, the LG V20 comes with a secondary display of a 160 x 1040 pixels resolution. This converts to a pixel density of 513ppi. The secondary display is an always on display that will show you the notifications and it is also a touch panel so you can interact with the notification and content on the screen.
The secondary screen can take advantage of Android Nougat’s Expandable Notifications feature and you can do things like being able to reply to messages etc.
You can take advantage of the dual cameras to capture Hi-Fi videos and Steady Record 2.0 also makes an appearance. Audio related features like ESS Sabre DAC and HD audio recorder are also present on the V20. LG has once again partnered with Bang & Olufsen to make things in the audio department a bit more attractive for the LG V20.