Unveiled in September at San Francisco, LG V20 is finally making its way into Indian market. A recent update by a Mumbai based smartphone retailer has shared interesting details about the price and the whole of LG V20 package. The retailer says LG V20 can be purchased at Rs 54,999, though the phone comes at an MRP of Rs 60,000 on the box.
The first smartphone to run Android Nougat 7.0, LG V20 will be available in offline stores from tomorrow, December 1. The phone comes bundled with exchange offers and is complimented by Bang & Olufsen bluetooth headset. The phone was earlier expected to be priced at Rs 49,990 in India, as speculated by Gadget 360. However, it is very apparent that the recent currency fiasco in India is affecting every sector of the market. Thus, the price hike for LG V20 comes across as a planned for Indian markets. Having said that, the price may also take a dip in the coming months, as the Rupee inclines and market returns to bit of normalcy.
At the said price, LG V20 will face competition from Google Pixel phones. ‘Made by Google’ Pixel phones shares some similar specification in terms of RAM and the operating system. Looking at the chipset environment, Google Pixel carry Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset clocked at 2.1 Ghz, where LG V20 runs on 820 chipset clocket at 2.1 Ghz.
LG V20 promises some high-end specification and comes with a 5.7 inch main IPS Quantam display and a secondary display which delivers font size 50 percent more than what is seen on LG V10. It offers enhanced viewing experience and notification readability from just one look. LG V20 sports a dual rear camera setup- 16 megapixel camera sensor coupled with another 8 megapixel camera sensor. On the front, LG V20 has a 5 megapixel wide-angle lens with Auto Shot feature that detect smile and enables clicking a selfie automatically. (ALSO READ:
As stated earlier, LG V20 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset powered by a 4 GB RAM and has 64 GB inbuilt storage. LG packs a 3,200 mAh battery supporting Quick Charge 3.0 in this flagship device. Other features on LG V20 includes fingerprint sensor, NFC and Bluetooth 4.2 BLE.