LG Electronics India Limited, on Monday introduced its flagship smartphone, the LG V20. It’s the best bet for people looking for a premium phone which is also highly reliable. The device is uber stylish and sturdy.
The V20 boasts of a minimalist metal body with a thin bezel design that delivers good looks and a convenient grip. The sleek metal body is equipped with aircraft grade aluminum. Si-PC, a great shock-absorbing material, protects the top and bottom edges of V20, while the flat display and rear PET cover protect the front and back. In fact, the phone is complaint with the U.S. military standard test.
“The much-awaited V20 will set new standards in the smartphone segment. Especially Audio &Video experience on V20 would excite consumers like never before. With the new flagship phone V20, one can weave a beautiful story every day – all thanks to its high-quality audio, video and dual camera features. In short, it’s a multimedia powerhouse. And the best part, this extremely stylish phone has passed stringent 60,000 validation tests to be a real sturdy & durable smartphone,” said Amit Gujral-Marketing Head, LG Mobiles India.
In designing the V20’s incredible audio features, LG collaborated with renowned European audio brand B&O Play, under the umbrella of Bang & Olufsen - the manufacturer of a complete line of audio and video products. The fastest-growing stand-alone unit of Bang & Olufsen, takes the audio game of V20 several notches higher, assuring one to ‘Play More’. Hitting the right cords, the new V20 comes with B&O Play headsets for absolutely free.
The latest premium flagship smartphone is developed for "story creators" – anyone who has a story to unfold, a moment to capture or an experience to share. The larger display phone is the perfect balance between productivity and best in class device to capture videos, incredible audio along with regular and wide-angle photos.
With the latest flagship phone, LG introduces the first smartphone in the industry to feature 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analog converter) capabilities, bringing a superior audio experience to mobile phones.
The LG V20 is also the world’s first smartphone to come with wide-angle cameras on both the front and back of the phone. The V20 can take wide-angle photographs with rear-facing 135-degree and front-facing 120-degree lenses. Even more interesting is the Hybrid Auto Focus feature which delivers optimal picture sharpness while Auto Shot simplifies selfies with a face detection feature that triggers the shutter automatically.
When it comes to video recording, the V20’s Steady Record 2.0 helps neutralize shaky images using both Electronics Image Stabilization (EIS) and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS 2.0) built into Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. Moreover, high quality video wouldn’t be worth watching without an equally high quality of audio. Therefore, the V20 captures audio using formats similar to those used in professional video equipment. The powerhouse smartphone also supports optimal playback, minimizing distortion and noise.
The HD Audio Recorder uses three high Acoustic Overload Point (AOP) microphones which empower users to create studio-quality recordings.
The V20 comes with the mobile user interface UX 5.0+, making even the professional-quality multimedia functions a cakewalk for users. It’s also the world’s first smartphone interface specifically designed to work with the Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
Removable battery and expandable memory functions are nothing new but a rarity among high-end mobile phones these days. One can quickly swap in the reserve battery in times of need and record as many videos as possible without worrying about space.
LG V20 shall be available across India starting 6th Dec 2016 through Retail stores and online exclusively at Amazon. V20 shall be available at market operating price of INR 54,999.
V20 Key Specifications:
• Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor
• Display: Main 5.7-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 513ppi) /Secondary IPS Quantum Display (160 x 1040 / 513ppi)
• Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 64 GB Internal Memory / microSD (up to 2TB)
• Camera: Front 5MP with F1.9 (Wide Angle) / Dual Real Camera 16MP and 8 MP Wide Angle with F1.8
• Battery: 3200mAh (removable)
• Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
• Size: 159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6mm
• Weight: 174g
• Colors: Titan / Silver / Pink
• Others: Hi-Fi Video Recording / Steady Record 2.0 / HD Audio Recorder / Studio Mode / High AOP Mic / Second Screen / 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC / In Apps / Finger Print Scanner / Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0