LG Electronics has unveiled the V20, the latest in its V series of smartphones, which is being released in Korea starting this month followed soon by other regions around the world.

The V20 is the world's first smartphone interface to run on Android 7.0 Nougat. It comes with a range of new features, in video, photos and audio among others.

The new phone boasts Steady Record 2.0, Hi-Fi Quad DAC, HD Audio Recorder and front and rear wide-angle lens cameras to deliver best-in-class performance.

According to the company, it is also the world's first smartphone to come pre-loaded with the new Google In Apps phone search function.

The LG V20 video recorder is powered by the Qualcomm ® Snapdragon™ 820 processor with X12 LTE, and it comes with technology to neutralize shaky video images.

In terms of taking photos, LG’s new smartphone features a 5MP front camera with a 120-degree lens, and an 8MP rear camera with its 135-degree lens. It also comes with the Auto Shot Function in the front camera, which triggers the shot when the subject is ready and smiling, with no need to press the shutter button.

Additional FeaturesThe Second Screen feature that was first introduced on the V10 now comes with double the brightness and 50 percent larger font size. Now with the Expandable Notifications feature, users can tap a button on the Second Screen to enlarge notifications in order to check long messages at a glance and quickly send a reply or share information.

The LG V20 also features a multi-window to display two apps at once in a split screen.

The new search mode featured in the Google app, helps users find content not only from built-in apps including contacts, emails, text messages and photos, but also from user-installed apps. It also enables users to discover recently accessed apps, people to get in touch with, messages to read or activity across apps without having to type a query.

Key Specifications:
  • Chipset: Qualcomm ® Snapdragon™ 820 Processor
  • Display: Main 5.7-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 513ppi) / Secondary IPS Quantum Display (160 x 1040 / 513ppi)
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 64GB UFS ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
  • Camera: Front 5MP with F1.9 Aperture (120° Wide Angle) / Rear 16MP with F1.8 Aperture OIS (Standard Angle) and 8MP with F2.4 Aperture (135° Wide Angle)
  • Battery: 3200mAh replaceable battery
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Size: 159.7 x 78.1 x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 174g
  • Network: LTE-A 3 Band CA
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11 a, b, g, n, ac) / Bluetooth 4.2 BLE / NFC/ USB 2.0 (3.0 compatible)
  • Colours: Titan
  • Others: Hi-Fi Video Recording / Steady Record 2.0 / HD Audio Recorder / Studio Mode / High AOP Mic / Second Screen / 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC / Google In Apps / Finger Print Scanner / Qualcomm ® Quick Charge™ 3.0

For more information, visit www.lg.com .