Hands on Review of the LG V20 [5 pages]
12 Oct 2016
LG launched the V20 smartphone at a press event and we had the chance to test it out before it goes on sale. The V20 has a 5.7″ QHD IPS display (2560×1440/513ppi) and a secondary IPS quandum Display (160×1040/553ppip) similar to the dual screen on V10.
As more apps are larger in size, the V20 comes with a large memory of 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB UFS ROM. MicroSD support is up to 2TB.
There are two rear cameras and a front camera on the V20. The front 5 megapixel has a F1.9 aperture (wide angle) and the rear 16 megapixel is a F1.8 Amperture OIS Standard angle and 8 Megapixel with F2.4 Aperture (wide angle) lens. Other features include Hi-Fi Quad DAC, HD Audio Recorder, Steady Record 2.0.
The smartphones comes with dual nano sim slots and an independent microSD slot. You do not need to sacrifice storage just because you use a second nanoSIM on the phone.
The battery is removable and is rated at 3200mAh.
Network wise it supports LTE-A 3 Band CA. Connectivity is X12 LTE (up to 450Mbps LTE Cat 9 with 3x carrier aggregation. WiFi supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. It comes with USB Type-C connector for quick charging and Bleutooth 4.2 BLE and NFC.
The smartphone comes with 2 colours, Titan and Silver.
The LG V20 will come bundled with a special pair of B&O PLAY earphones worth $198. It will be available from November 5, 2016, in Silver and Titan, retailing for S$998. Each purchase comes with a mobile casing premium pack worth $88 while stocks last.
In the next few pages, we will take a closer look of the V20, internal, interface and pictures taken.