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LG V20 official with dual rear cameras and Android 7.0 Nougat

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The back of the LG V20

Google has confirmed about LG V20 smartphone as the world's first device to run on Android 7.0 Nougat. Between that and its unique secondary display, the LG V20 is certainly a phone worth checking out if you're in the market for a new daily driver. It's good to see LG working on high-end premium devices apart from the G series if you are in a hurry to buy a device with Android Nougat and Nexus devices are not in your good books the LG V20 shapes up as a great buy. After the dismal reception of the modular G5, LG needed something magical to claw back to its dominance. LG kept the removable battery aspect in the V20, leaving LG on board as one of the few remaining defenders of this feature. We're waiting to hear back from LG on bands and frequencies, but the phone should be compatible with all most all Canadian networks.

The LG V20 comes with a 5.7-inch quad-HD IPS LCD display.

An official price is yet to be announced but if LG follows the same premium pricing as that of the V10, consumers should expect the V20 to be somewhere around $700. Even though the phone will ship with a shortcut to this feature on the home screen, the secondary screen will also have another shortcut. An additional 2.1-inch ticker is placed right above this screen which acts as the "Always On" display and also is the 2nd display of this phone. The rear camera setup also gets OIS or Optical Image Stabilization and EIS or Electronic Image Stabilization 3.0 for smooth shots. LG V20 will come in Titan, Silver and Pink colour options had will go on sale from this month in Korea.

The V20 is also expected to have 4 GB RAM, a high-tech audio quality as there are rumors it will have a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC and it should cost around $600.

Best of all, the V20 does not ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack, meaning consumers won't be forced to buy an unsightly adapter, or, worse, a new pair of USB-C headphones to listen to music and take calls while using their new smartphone.

On the software front, the V20 is the first Android phone with Android 7.0's new search mode, which helps you find content from built-in apps, whether it's contacts, emails, text messages or photos. This is a combination of what we saw on the LG V10 and LG G5, which is exactly what I was hoping to see from a company who has been leading in smartphone camera performance.

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