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LG has put out a steady drip of information concerning its upcoming Velvet smartphone over the past few weeks, and it's continuing the information dump today. Given its specs, the Velvet doesn't appear to a true flagship device, but it does take LG phones in a different design direction. As we already know, the Velvet is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SoC, which features an integrated 5G modem. That puts it squarely in the mid-range segment, as the Snapdragon 865 occupies the loftier "premium" tier. Today, we're learning that the Snapdragon 765 is coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. LG is also including a microSD slot (up to 2TB supported) if 128GB isn't enough... Read more...
While we were presented with black and white drawings of the LG's Velvet smartphone earlier this month, the South Korean electronics manufacturers is presenting the real deal now via its YouTube channel. The renders clearly show off the new "3D Arc Design" influence that LG wants to bring to its smartphone lineup. "Our upcoming smartphone will draw on the rich history of classic LG designs which have always been distinctive at first touch," said vice president Cha Yong-duk, who severs as head of LG’s Mobile Communications Design Lab. "This handset will be a first-look at the competitive edge we will be bringing to every LG smartphone going forward." The sleek design reveals what looks to... Read more...