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LG's New Superphone Is A Throwback Gizmo Made For 2015

A beautiful device of contrasting thoughts.
by Neps Firmalan | Nov 27, 2015
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Like the stylus, having two screens on a smartphone is a throwback of sorts to the handsets of the mid-2000s.

Which is why you can call LG's newest superphone, the dual-screen-sporting V10, a throwback gizmo.

It made us recall our younger selves and the many times we played with the secondary display of those ultra-popular flip phones of the oughties (that's the 2000 decade, BTW).

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However, the rest of the package is a stark contrast to this thought. The V10 is, for all intents and purposes, a device made for 2015, with features and hardware you'll have a hard time imagining in a phone a decade ago.


As we've said, the V10 boasts of a smaller secondary screen, which sits on top of the main 5.7-inch display. Its primary function is to display notifications and shortcuts for easier, faster access to things that tell you what's up (just like the flip phones of yesteryears).

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It also has a dual-lens front camera (5-megapixel) that lets you snap wide-angled selfies and group photos (up to 120-degrees!), reducing the need for a selfie stick.

And the rest of the specs? Look and drool:

- Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor
- 5.7-inch main dispay (2560 x 1440 resolution)
- 4GB of RAM
- 64GB internal storage (expandable via microSD)
- 16-megapixel rear camera with Full-HD video and laser auto-focus
- 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
- 3,000mAh battery

Oh, before we forget, it has a silicon-based back side, offering more protection against drops (not to mention, a more premium look). Damn.

We have to warn you though: the V10 is not exactly 13th month pay-friendly. At P37,990, it's among the most expensive of its kind here in the Philippines. But then again, it is a legit superphone, and superphones don't come cheap.

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