LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

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LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

The release LG V20 waiting a lot and for entirely different reasons. Some believe that the new product will correct the situation with the previous leader and the company will be able to reach a higher level of sales, someone was waiting for the novelty of the seventh version of Android, which was first implemented on it, while others just wanted to look at the good the flagship of the fairly well-known companies. And the new product came out, it really is quite interesting and attractive, there are a lot of chips that can draw the user’s attention. But, marketing managers and LG obviously time to fire – Once they hit upon the idea to release its flagship 15 hours before the announcement of the new iPhone. We do not want to be reprehensible, but all should understand – the announcement of the new flagship of the apple company is comparable with the bomb in the smartphone market, and try to somehow compete with Apple in September – a stupid idea. However, let’s not bury the LG V20 ahead of time.

LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

LG V20: Specifications

During the performance meets the new smartphone Snapdragon processor 820 is powered by Qualcomm. Yes, this processor has already been used many times and call it amazing – do not dare. Four cores, 64-bit architecture, high clock speed and modern module of cellular communication. For the schedule of the smartphone meets the Adreno 530 controller, it copes with its task and the criticism it has never been. Maintain the performance of the smartphone will be the memory of 4 gigabytes. Yes, only 4 gigabytes, not 6 as all hoped, but it would be good if these smart though 4GB will be mastered. Keep personal content you will be able to drive to the built-in 64 gigabyte type UFS 2.0. It is not possible to select a different volume or a memory card – the manufacturer has decided that it is the last century. Maybe they decided correctly.

LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

LG V20: Design

Delivers the smartphone LG V20 will be in three colors – dark gray, silver and pink. Few do not understand the policy of a range of colors, but it is a matter of subjective. Most of the front panel is the display, or rather two. On display is the company logo above the display, there is another, smaller, as well as camera sensors and speaker set. On the back side is a system of two chambers and the laser AF flash, as well as a fingerprint sensor is present. The side edges are chamfered smoothly, it looks expensive and stylish, as for me.

LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

LG V20: Features

Despite all expectations, the benefits of a smartphone is not much – the display with a diagonal of 5.7 inches and a resolution of 2560 by 1440 pixels of delight, especially if you like to watch TV shows, books to read, and so on, the matrix IPS here with excellent color rendition, but this and finish. No, of course you are interested in the system cameras. On the rear panel LG V20 set the main camera is 16 megapixels, secondary 8-megapixel, flash two shades, laser focus, as well as optical and electronic image stabilization in the main chamber. And this miracle is able to shoot in 4K resolution.

LG V20 review: smartphone, which came out at the wrong time

Result

It is worth noting that the smartphone LG V20 really works on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, but not on the original, but with firmware LG UX 5.0+ and that we have a little bit confused. What do we get as a result? The smartphone with a gorgeous display, the most advanced operating system, a powerful stuffing, an excellent system for capturing photos and videos, stylish design and two screens (the second is located above the main uses for notifications). Someone was expecting more, someone – less, but whether these chips will suffice in order to overcome the iPhone 7 at the time of the announcement?