LG has been teasing the launch of its upcoming smartphone, LG Velvet, over the past month.Today, we finally learned the price tag for LG Velvet, which is said to be the G-series replacement. The device includes a curved design, raindrop-style cameras, and the Snapdragon 765G chipset onboard.
LG VELVET SPECS
LG Velvet features a 6.8-inches OLED FHD+ display, and it runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G processor with 5G support. On the software front, it runs Android 10 out-of-the-box. It packs a 4,300mAh battery with support for fast charging and wireless charging as well. The smartphone comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage which is expandable up to 2TB. It isn’t available in any other storage variant.
LG Velvet sports a triple camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide angle lens, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. Up front, there’s a 16-megapixel camera for selfies. LG Velvet also has this interesting feature called ASMR recording so that users can get the “sound of ‘sizzling’ meat grilling, ‘crispy’ cookie eating, and ‘Horrook’ ramen eating”. The smartphone also comes with NFC support, IP68 rating, and UFS 2.1.
LG Velvet has been priced at 899,800 won (around Rs. 55,800 or $735) in South Korea. You will be surprised to know that the LG Velvet has launched with a price tag slightly higher than last year’s G8 ThinQ flagship.
This smartphone will be available in four attractive colorways, namely Aurora White, Aurora Gray, Aurora Green, and Illusion Sunset. It will be up for pre-order tomorrow, i.e. 8th May, and will go on sale from 15th May.