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LG Unveils Its New V10 Phone With Dual Front Face Camera Along With A new Smartwatch


LG has unveiled an Android run phone that’s capable of taking wide-angle selfish. The phone called V10 has two front facing cameras. This comes just as Apple announced that it sold over 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in one weekend. Here are the key features of the phone;


  • 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
  • Colours: Space Black / Luxe White / Modern Beige / Ocean Blue / Opal Blue


The two front camera in a combine capacity an take shots at 120-degrees. The second feature as seen above is that the phone has two screens, ” LG is introducing a Second Screen as an inset display above the main 5.7-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display on the V10. Working independently, the Second Screen can be set up as an “always on” display to enhance the V10’s productiveness all without impacting battery life. 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. What’s more, when you’re enjoying a movie or game on the V10, the Second Screen will notify you discreetly without blocking your view when a call or text comes in. Ignoring the notification won’t distract you from your enjoyment or you can pause whatever you’re doing to respond” the post explains.

LG has also unveiled a new smartwatch; the first of its kind to allow 4G connectivity on the Android operating system. LG had launched its Urbane smart watch in February with similar features to the one it just announced.

LG, Huawei and Samsung have all announced rival products to Apple devices they all seem to be stepping up even as Apple continues to dominate this space as seen in the diagram below.



Handset shipments between July 2014 and June 2015

Year-on-year change
Apple222.45 million+35.9%
Samsung310.02 million-6.9%
Huawei87.02 million+38.2%
Xiaomi67.72 million+91.8%
Lenovo (incl Motorola)85.35 million+11.1%
LG45.09 million-13.6%
Source: BBC

Via: IDC



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