The South Korean company has announced their newest High End smartphone, the LG V10. It is the first device in company’s V series of smartphones. The device aims at giving the best multimedia experience. LG introduced innovative Second Screen feature in LG V10 and first time in smartphones LG added Manual Video Recording Mode. There are many exciting features in this smartphone, let’s start with specifications.
LG V10 – Quick Specifications
- 5.7 inch IPS Quantum display (2560 X 1440) – Main
- 2.1 inch IPS Quantum display (160 X 1040) – Secondary
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Qulacomm Snapdragon 808
- Adreno 418 GPU
- 64GB internal storage + MicroSD card support up to 2TB
- 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- 16MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and OIS 2.0
- 5MP Dual lens front facing camera
- 3000 mAh Battery
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.1
- Network: LTE-A Cat. 6
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 159.6 X 79.3 X 8.6mm
- Weight: 192g
- Colors: Space Black / Luxe White / Modern Beige / Ocean Blue / Opal Blue
On front there is 5.7” IPS primary display and above that 2.1 inch second screen which can be set up as “always on” display to enhance productivity without impacting battery life. The V10’s frame is composed of SAE grade 316L stainless steel, the same tough, hypoallergenic material used to make surgical tools and high-end watches. It also features strong Dura Guard frame to ensure maximum durability. On the back and bottom of the display, resilient but soft Dura Skin offers added protection from direct impacts to the device. Dura Skin is soft to the touch but also is highly resistant to nicks and scratches. The back grid pattern design offers more secure grip to LG V10.
LG V10 features 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, Laser AutoFocus, f/1.8 aperture and Optical Image Stabilization version 2.0. 5MP Dual Front cameras with two separate lenses will let you capture standard 80 degree selfies or 120 degree wide angle selfies. The smartphone uses a sophisticated software algorithm to combine images from the two separate lenses. 16MP rear camera supports video recording in HD, FHD or UHD in two aspect ratios – 16:9 standard or 21:9 cinematic. V10 is the first smartphone to feature Manual Video Mode where it will let you adjust shutter speed, frame rate, ISO, white balance and Focus while recording video.
LG V10 features a Second Screen as an inset display above the main 5.7-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display. You can set the Second Screen to display the weather, time, date and battery icon when the main display is off. With the main display on, the Second Screen can be set to convert to a dedicated launching area for shortcuts or your favorite apps.
Pricing and availability
The LG V10 will be available in Korea starting this month followed by markets such as the United States, China and key countries in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Information regarding pricing, additional markets and launch dates will be announced locally in coming weeks.