LG officially announced the high-end V10 smartphone with secondary display and a duo of front-facing cameras. The Korean manufacturer’s latest flagship phablet will hit the shelves in Korea this month in five different color schemes – Space Black, Luxe White, Modern Beige, Ocean Blue, and Opal Blue.
Just as the leaks suggested, the defining feature of the LG V10 is a secondary display located above the handset’s 5.7” QHD unit. The 2.1” additional screen has a resolution of 1040 x 160 pixels and can display app shortcuts and other relevant information in always on mode.
In addition to the rather unique display setup, LG V10 packs a duo of 5MP front-facing cameras. One of the units has a standard angle lens, while the other on offers a wide angle solution for easy group selfies.
LG V10 features a body with 316L stainless steel frame and a display covered by dual-layer Gorilla Glass 4.The removable back cover of the device is made of silicon-like material dubbed Dura Skin.
Specs-wise, LG V10 packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of expandable memory via microSD card slot. A fingerprint sensor that’s embedded in the power button, Hi-Fi DAC, full connectivity suite, and 3,000mAh removable battery are also on board. The handset boots Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
The main camera of the smartphone is the same 16MP unit with f/1.8 lens and laser autofocus found in LG G4. This time around, LG has brought manual controls even to the smartphone’s camcorder. Users can even adjust the sound volume of the clips they record.
Physical measures of the LG V10 are 159.6 x 79.3 x 8.6mm. Its weight tips the scale at 192 grams.
LG V10 will launch in the United States, China, as well as other markets in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Specific launch details about each market will be announced in the near future.