LG has announced the LG Velvet, the most visually stunning handphone produce by LG to date. The phone sports an all-new sleek design with a 3D Arc Design that gives the phone symmetrical front and rear edges that makes it fits perfectly in the hand.
The LG Velvet comes in four colours –
The new LG Velvet comes with a 6.8 inch, 20.5:9 aspect ratio P-OLED Cinematic FullVision display. For audio, it uses the LG 3D Sound Engine to automatically analyze and optimize all audio content to give the user a move immersive sound experience.
On the camera side, the Velvet has a 48MP main, 8MP and 5MP depth sensor at the rear and a 16MP front-facing camera. It inherits the popular Voice Bokeh featured from the V60 which allows clear outdoor recordings even in the presence of loud noises. 4K Time-lapse also has been improved with a new Timelapse Control that can automatically adjust the recording speed base on the subject’s movement or adjusted manually by the user themselves.
Powering the new LG Velvet is Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon™ 765 mobile platform. The new processor delivers the added benefit of boosted performance when using LG Dual Screen. The LG Velvet and Dual Screen will also support compatible pen input if the user prefers for note-taking and sketching.
“We’re excited about LG Velvet, not just because it is an exceptional 5G smartphone, but because of the unique value it presents through our new design language,” said Chang Ma, senior vice president of product strategy at LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With a singular design that fits perfectly, and feels great in the hand, LG Velvet is an individual’s phone that will appeal to the unique sensibilities of today’s consumers who are looking for something a little different.”
Here are the key specifications for the LG Velvet:
- Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 765 Mobile Platform
- Display: 6.8-inch 20.5:9 FHD+ P-OLED Cinematic FullVision (2,460 x 1,080 / 395ppi)
- Memory: 6GB RAM / 128GB ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
- Rear: 48MP Standard† (F1.8 / 0.8μm / 79˚) / 8MP Wide (F2.2 / 1.12μm / 120˚) / 5MP Depth (F2.4 / 1. 12μm / 81˚)
- Front: 16MP Standard (F1.9 / 1.0μm / 73˚)
- Battery: 4,300mAh
- Operating System: Android 10
- Size: 167.2 x 74.1 x 7.9mm
- Weight: 180g
- Network: 5G / LTE / 3G / 2G
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / Bluetooth 5.1 / NFC / USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Compatible)
- Biometrics: In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
- Colours: Illusion Sunset, Aurora White, Aurora Gray, Aurora Green*
- Others: Stereo Speaker / AI CAM / Google Lens / Google Assistant / LG 3D Sound Engine / IP68 Water and Dust Resistance / HDR10 / Qualcomm Quick Charge™ 4+ Technology / MIL-STD 810G Compliance / LG Pay / FM Radio
LG Dual Screen
- Display: 6.8-inch 20.5:9 FHD + P-OLED Cinematic FullVision (2,460 x 1,080 / 395ppi)
- Cover Display: 2.1-inch Mono
- Size: 174.4 x 84.6 x 14.4mm
- Weight: 129g
- Display Contact Type: USB Type-C
- Folding Type: 360 Freestop Hinge
- Colour: White, Gray
LG Velvet will be available in South Korea starting this May followed by major markets in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. Additional details will be announced locally closer to the time of availability.