We have been hearing rumors about the new LG V10 smartphone over the last few weeks, the handset is now official and we have all the details and specifications on this new Android handset.
The LG V10 is equipped with two displays, the main display on the handset is a 5.7 inch display with a Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, the second display is a 2.1 inch IPS Quantum display with a resolution of 160 x 1040 pixels.
The secondary display is located at the top of the handset and it can work independently of the main display, it can also be setup to be used as an always on display, it is designed to show you notifications for things like the weather, email, time, date, battery icon and more.
The handset is equipped with a hexa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and it also comes with 4GB of RAM. For storage the device comes with 64GB built in, plus a microSD card slot which supports up to 2TB cards.
LG also mentioned that the front camera setup is a little different than other devices, it features a dual lens 5 megapixel camera on the front which comes with an 80 degree standard angle lens and a 120 degree wide angle lens.
The dual camera lens on the new LG V10 is designed to let you snap standard selfies and also wide angle selfies.
On the back of the handset there is a 16 megapixel camera with Optical Image Stabilization and an F1.8 aperture.
The handset also comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and connectivity includes WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and LTE-A Cat 6. The device will be available in a range of colors which include Space Black, Opal Blue, Modern Beige, Luxe White and Ocean Blue.
Here is a full list of the specifications:
- Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808 Processor
- Display: Main) 5.7-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 513ppi)
Secondary) 2.1-inch IPS Quantum Display (160 x 1040 / 513ppi)
- Memory: 4GB LPDDR3 RAM / 64GB eMMC ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
- Camera: Rear) 16MP with F1.8 Aperture / OIS 2.0
Front) 5MP Dual Lens (80o Standard Angle / 120o Wide Angle)
- Battery: 3,000mAh (removable)
- OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- Size: 6 x 79.3 x 8.6mm
- Weight: 192g
- Network: LTE-A Cat. 6
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / Bluetooth 4.1 / NFC / USB 2.0
- Colors: Space Black / Luxe White / Modern Beige / Ocean Blue / Opal Blue
LG have said that they will launch their new LG V10 in South Korea this month, it will then launch in the US an China and some countries in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
There are no details an yet on when the handset will launch in Europe, although the company did say that they will provide more details on additional launch countries in the ‘weeks to come’, as yet there is no information on how much it will retail for.