LG Velvet Launched In Europe, With 5G Support Confirmed
LG launches LG Velvet in South Korea with a triple camera on-board with Snapdragon 765G, 5G support, and a large-sized 6.8” P-OLED FHD+ panel all at a price tag of $735.
Highlights of the Story
- LG launches LG Velvet, the successor to LG G8, at $735 or Rs 59,900 in its home country.
- The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 765G with 5G support, 8GB RAM & 128GB internal storage
- It has an IP68 and MIL-STD810G build that makes it sturdy against water, dust, and a few falls.
After the South Korean company teased a brand-new design for its smartphone a few weeks ago followed by a tonne of leaks in-between, the LG Velvet is now officially available for pre-orders in its home country. LG Velvet does include some great aspects with some not-so-great specs as well that we have mentioned here.
Talking about the LG Velvet as a whole, it looks like a successor to LG G-series with the last device being LG G8. The phone does manage to the great one of the out-of-the-box design especially at the back with a triple-camera setup integrated into a vertical stack with the primary being the largest followed by others going in a descending order to size followed by a flash at the bottom.
LG Velvet Specifications
Now that the phone is available, the specifications are pretty much available for reference. The phone brings along a 6.8” P-OLED panel with a resolution of 1080×2460 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20.5:9 whereas it could have strapped in an AMOLED panel at this extrinsic price tag.
Anyways, the phone runs on Snapdragon 765G which isn’t the flagship Snapdragon 865 of 2020 but a rather watered-down version alongside Android 10 out-of-the-box. It comes along with 8GB of RAM and an older 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage that can be further enhanced up to 2TB using a microSD card. The device brings on-board a triple-camera setup as aforementioned including a 48MP primary, an 8MP secondary ultrawide, and a 5MP depth tertiary camera setup. Flip the phone and you’ll see a 16MP fixed focus primary selfie shooter housed in a tiny waterdrop-shaped notch.
Under the hood, you’ll find a hefty 4,300 mAh battery alongside Qi wireless charging tech for faster charging. The device sports IP68 and MIL-STD810G build and come with 5G support which is a great deal as of now.
Finally, the LG Velvet Price is something that was recently revealed. It is available at KRW 899,800 in South Korea which is roughly $735 in the US and almost Rs 59,900/- in India. As of now, it is available in South Korea and as per LG, it will start selling the device starting in Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, and Spain probably in this order. This will be followed by Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, and the Middle East in the coming weeks.
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