A Look at LG's V10 Smartphone, Watch Urbane 2 Smartwatch

 
 
By Todd R. Weiss  |  Posted 2015-10-09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    A Look at LG's V10 Smartphone, Watch Urbane 2 Smartwatch

    The V10 smartphone has two front cameras and a dual display, while the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition now includes new LTE connectivity.
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    2 - The LG V10 Smartphone
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    The LG V10 Smartphone

    The LG V10 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB of built-in eMMC ROM storage, a 16MP rear-facing camera, a microSD card slot that accepts storage cards of up to 2TB, a 3,000mAh removable battery and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology, which provides a 50 percent charge in 40 minutes. It runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
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    3 - Built-In Second Display for Notifications and More
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    Built-In Second Display for Notifications and More

    The V10 smartphone features a main 5.7-inch QHD IPS display and a second 2.1-inch screen above it that can be set up as "always-on" to provide updates without shortening battery life. The smaller screen can display the weather, time, date, battery icon and other frequently accessed information when the main display is off, and it can be used as a launching area for shortcuts or favorite apps when the main screen is being used.
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    4 - Dual Front Cameras for Better Images
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    Dual Front Cameras for Better Images

    The 5-megapixel dual front cameras in the V10 have two separate lenses that can capture standard 80-degree or 120-degree wide-angle selfies and can be easily selected by the user. Also included is a multi-view recording feature that can capture different angles using all three cameras. Plus, the smartphone has new manual photo editing functions that can be set on the fly.
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    5 - All-New Manual Video Setting Capabilities
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    All-New Manual Video Setting Capabilities

    The video functions of the V10 include a new manual mode for video capture, allowing users to set each parameter of what is being filmed for the utmost in control. The manual mode allows users to set shutter speed, frame rate, ISO, white balance and focus while recording in any of three resolutions—HD, FHD or UHD—or two aspect ratios—16:9 standard or 21:9 cinematic. New quick-share capabilities that allow users to quickly post their videos on social media networks are also included, as is a quick video editor and an automatic editor that pulls together a 15-second highlight reel from a user's video. In addition, a wind noise filter removes external wind noises from videos.
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    Stainless Steel Chassis

    The V10 is built to be rugged, with a high-grade stainless steel chassis that meets military MIL-STD-810G standards for drops on concrete and a durable and silicone exterior skin. The phone also includes a built-in fingerprint sensor that works with Android Pay in the United States, as well as a sound system that features a 32-bit Hi-Fi digital to analog converter for improved sound. The price and an availability date for the phone in the U.S. have not yet been announced. It will be offered through AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. Color choices are Space Black, Luxe White, Modern Beige, Ocean Blue and Opal Blue.
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    The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition Smartwatch

    The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition smartwatch will let users connect to 4G, 3G, WiFi or Bluetooth networks on its own or when paired with an Android or iOS smartphone. Connectivity with iOS devices can vary. The new smartwatch has a 1.38-inch, full circle P-OLED display; a 44.5mm diameter; a stainless steel body; and a hypoallergenic TPSiV elastomer band. The device also includes a 570mAh battery.
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    8 - Instant Notifications on the Watch Face
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    Instant Notifications on the Watch Face

    The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition provides notifications of incoming calls, messages and more right on the watch face. The device features a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on Android Wear. It will be available first in the United States and Korea, with pricing and availability dates to be announced later. The watches will be available in Space Black, Opal Blue, Luxe White and Signature Brown.
 

LG's latest smartphone and smartwatch, the video- and photo-centric LG V10 smartphone and the LTE-equipped LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition smartwatch, include some interesting features to attract both consumer buyers and business users. The LG V10 has a main display that is bolstered by a smaller second display above it where users can easily see frequently accessed information, as well as dual front cameras that give different viewing angles in photos and new manual video controls to give users lots of flexibility when capturing video. The V10 is also ruggedized and built with high-grade stainless steel and a silicone skin that meets military MIL-STD-810G standards for drops on concrete. The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition smartwatch, includes the ability to connect to 4G, 3G, WiFi or Bluetooth networks, whether on its own or when paired with a smartphone, giving it plenty of flexibility for users. The new smartwatch features a 1.38-inch, full circle P-OLED display; a 44.5mm diameter; a stainless steel body; and an elastomer band. Here's a closer look at the LG V10 smartphone and LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition smartwatch.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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