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LG V20 Hands on Review

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The LG V20 is a dual camera smartphone with high-end specifications, and sophisticated features. Here is everything you need to be familiar with the device.

LG V20: Design and Display

LG says that the LG V20 is crafted to be attractive but sturdy, the device is made of aircraft-grade aluminum mixed with silicon at the top and bottom for extra protection. The company claims that the smartphone has cleared a military-level MIL-STD 810G Drop Test so it can be used in tough atmosphere. The smartphone comes with two screens and more refined design as compared to its precursor. One is main screen and the second one is Always On Display which shows notifications.

The LG V20 features a 5.7 inch IPS LCD with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolutions. Basically, it's a phablet just like Galaxy Note 7, both devices have similar display. The screen is covered with Gorilla Glass 4 which protects it against scratches. You can play video games, surf internet, and watch your favorite sports on the mobile.

The LG V20 weights 177 grams and measures 159.7 x 78.1 x 7.7mm, so it's lighter and slimmer than the LG V10. It has a removable back panel and the fingerprint scanner is embedded on the home button which is placed on the back side of the device.

LG V20 Specifications

The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 820 with Adreno 530, and 4GB of RAM. It comes with a removable battery and MicroSD card. The latest device comes with upgraded chipset and GPU because the previous model LG V10 was powered by Snapdragon 808, and Adreno 418. So LG V20 is more efficient, power saver, and works faster than its predecessor.

The LG V20 comes with double storage 64GB and supports MicroSD card for additional memory. It also supports USB Type-C, Bluetooth v4.2, and latest WiFi. When switching between different apps, the smartphone offers smooth and wonderful experience.

The handset comes with pre-installed Android Nougat which is more powerful, secured, and has plenty of handy features.

LG V20 Camera

Some rumors suggest that the smartphone has Dual rear cameras, one is 20MP while the other camera is 8MP. It's an amazing upgrade over LG V10's 16MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera. Both cameras of the smartphone will capable to capture quality pictures with bright and sharp colors.  

LG V20 Battery

The LG V20 comes with a bigger battery than LG V10; it has a 3,200 mAh battery. The Snapdragon 820 supports Quick Charge 3.0 so it takes less time charging. The fast and efficient charging technology lets users enjoy the device for a long time.

LG V20 Release Date and Price

The smartphone was launched on September 6 in San Francisco. The smartphone will be available for purchase in the US via network carriers on October 28. It is expected to come through carriers' deals and unlocked would also be available. When it comes to the price, the LG V20 is expected to be priced for $600 so don't anticipate less price tag.

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