October 28, 2020

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LG Velvet goes official; is it really worth the Price?

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LG Velvet

There have been talks about the LG Velvet making the rounds the past few months. In fact, a few days ago, we got some information about the phone’s design and processor. LG has now officially launched the phone in its home country of South Korea.

The LG Velvet comes with some notable differences from other phone lineups of LG’s. One of the most talked-about changes is the camera design. The phone sports a raindrop camera setup on the rear. Asides from that, the LG Velvet has stylus support with recognition of up to 4096 degrees of pressure.

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The LG Velvet sports a massive 6.8-inch OLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. The display has a tall aspect ratio of 20.5:9. The device features rounded edges for ease of use with one hand. With its support for Wacom styluses, the LG Velvet comes pre-installed with Nebo application to convert handwritten text to digital format.

LG Velvet

Under the hood, the LG Velvet is powered by the Snapdragon 765 chipset with an integrated 5G modem. This is coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. This storage is expandable via a microSD card. The phone runs Android 10.

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The LG Velvet features a triple-camera setup on the rear. This comprises a 48MP main shooter, an 8MP camera, and a 5MP camera, arranged vertically in a “raindrop” formation at the top left corner of the device. Sitting pretty in the small notch on the front of the device is a 16MP selfie camera.

The LG Velvet is powered by a 4,300mAh battery with fast charging. It comes with IP68 protection and compliance with the military standard MIL-STD-810. The device has a 3.5mm audio jack and features an in-display fingerprint sensor.

LG Velvet Price and Availability

LG Velvet

The LG Velvet is available in South Korea with a price tag of $735. LG is yet to announce the availability of the device in other regions or how much it will cost globally.

With the specifications of the LG Velvet, do you think it is really worth the price? Do let us know in the Comments section below.

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Author: Vincent Abolarin

Vincent is an Electrical Engineer and smartphone enthusiast. Anything about smartphones, count him in!

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