LG today launched its latest flagship, the LG V20 in India. The latest smartphone from LG comes with a dual display and dual camera setup. It is filled to the brim with high end specs like a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. It is also the first non-Pixel smartphone to launch with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. LG V20 price has been fixed at Rs. 54,990.
LG V20 Specifications
The V20 comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD IPS LCD display with pixel density of ~513 PPI and a 2.2-inch a secondary display. The second display has been improved now with bigger fonts and more actionable notifications. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with LG’s custom skin UX 5.0+ on top.
The V20 is powered by a Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The device supports microSD expansion up to 2 TB.
The rear camera optics include 16 MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, Optical Image Stabilisation, Electronic Image Stabilisation, Laser auto-focus, LED flash and a secondary wide-angle 8MP camera with f/2.4 with 135 degree field of view, fixed-focus. The rear cam supports 2160p video capture with lossless sound, SteadyRecord 2.0. On the front, it has got a wide angle 5MP camera with f/1.9 aperture.
The V20 comes with an aluminium shock resistance body although it’s not a uni-body design. The back metal cover is removable where sits a removable 3,200mAh battery and supports QuickCharge 3.0 as well. It also comes with an IR blaster, NFC, USB Type-C port and a fingerprint sensor on the back which also doubles as a home and power key button.
The phone also features a 32-bit Hi-Fi quad DAC (Digital-to-analog converter) technology from audio firm ESS which enhances the listening experience. Although unlike LG V10, LG dropped the modular concept with V20.
Pricing And Availability
LG V20 has been priced at Rs. 54,990. It will come in three colours – Titan, Silver and Pink in India. LG has bundled Bang & Olufsen Play headsets along with the V20 to offer an enhanced audio experience to its customers. Additionally, the company has also bundled a back cover for free with the device.
The phone was reportedly already available for purchase in local stores from November 30. Officially though, the LG V20 will be available across all retailers in the country. Online, the phone will be available exclusively on Amazon India starting on December 6th.