LG V20 Review: Still a Beastly Camera Phone with Superb Video and Audio Recording Controls

By Ribhu . / 2017.05.15
(LG) LG V20 Review: Still a Beastly Camera Phone with Superb Video and Audio Recording Controls

LG might not be in the lead in the smartphone market, but its quality is still a viable option. A prime example of it was when LG came out with the LG V20 in October 2016.

Here, we review the LG V20 on different fronts.

LG has set a flagship cost for the V20, and has picked hardware of that status. The screen measures 5.7 inches and has a resolution of 1440x2560, which makes it sharp. Colors are brilliant and soaked, and seeing angles are a accurate. 

The processor is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, only one stage behind the present, but still not a slump by any definition. Correspondingly, 4GB of RAM should be all that could possibly be needed, but 6GB is more typical at the top end of the market at this moment. 

There's 64GB of storage, and microSD card support for 2GB makes it a storage giant. Users also get 4G with support for VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Infrared, and GPS. Two Nano-SIMs are upheld, and the removable battery has a limit of 3200mAh - enough to cruise the device for a day.

The camera arrangement is somewhat intriguing – of the two on the back, one has a 16-megapixel sensor with a regular lens, and the second has a 8-megapixel sensor with a wide-edge focal point. The previous can catch a 75-degree field of view and go down to f/1.8, but while the last goes up to 135 degrees, it can just handle f/2.4. There's just a single 5-megapixel front camera but you can likewise switch amongst typical and wide-angle modes. 

Video recording goes up to 4K, or 120fps at 720p. There's a manual mode which offers all the standard settings but likewise an astonishing measure of control over sound recording, including a wind channel, the capacity to record lossless sound, clipping and gain control, and even the capability to organize the rear and front mics.

LG has collaborated with B&O Play for the V20's sound, and the phone accompanies a B&O headset. The company additionally says it has used four top ESS Saber DAC chips and in addition a headphone amplifier for great sound.

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