LG V20 release date: World's first Android Nougat smartphone specs unveiled

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The Korean tech giant, LG, has recently unveiled its latest flagship smartphone offering, the LG V20. The smartphone is of course being highly lauded by fans as it, apparently, contains all the right features and hardware that befits a flagship from LG. One of the biggest draw about the new V20 is that it is now officially the first smartphone in the world that will be coming with Google's Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box.

Aside from the highly anticipated new Android operating system update, the device also comes with some very unique offerings. LG has taken the dual-screen feature of the V10 and improved it slightly in the V20. The new V20's second 2.1-inch screen with a 160x1040 pixel solution is now twice as bright and has a 50% bigger font size. The main display on the device is now a 5.7-inch QHD display that has 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution.

As for its hardware specs, the V20 is powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor that is being paired with a large 4 GB of random access memory (RAM). The device is also being offered with 64 GB of internal storage capacity that is expandable up to 2 TB via a microSD slot.

The cameras for the V20 is a dual-camera setup for the rear, comprised of a 16-megapixel shooter and another with 8 megapixels. The 16-megapixel camera has an aperture of f/1.8 with a 75-degree lens. It also uses a Hybrid Auto Focus system which utilizes three auto focus systems, namely laser detection, phase detection, and contrast detection. The 8-megapixel camera, on the other hand, is equipped with a 135-degree wide angle lens and has an aperture of f/2.4. The device also sports a 5-megapixel front shooter. 

The V20 is built with lightweight aluminum and is powered by an ample 3,200 mAh battery that supports Quick Charge.

The device currently has no fixed release date, but it is expected to be available in South Korea within the month.