LG recently has launched a new smartphone, the LG V10 for discerning audiophile and music lovers looking for a high resolution sound from their handheld device. The LG V10 comes with SABRE 9018 DAC (digital to analog converter) and SABRE 9602 Headphone Amplifier to provide outstanding high resolution audio. The Sabre DAC in the LG V10 will deliver a superior audio experience with industry leading dynamic range of up to 127dB and THD+N (total harmonic distortion plus noise) of -‐120dB. The ESS audiophile technology integrated into the LG V10 allows this new flagship smartphone to easily support the industry’s most popular high resolution and lossless audio formats including FLAC, ALAC, AIFF and WAV.
The LG V10 comes with a dual screen. The second screen is located inset just above the regular screen along with a 5-megapixel dual-front cameras with two separate lenses that can capture standard 80-degree selfies or wide-angle selfies of up to 120 degrees. The company has also added manual mode for video recording. The feature initially debuted on the LG G4 and allowed people to record “professional-quality videos” by tweaking options such as shutter speed, frame rate, ISO, white balance and focus while recording. The LG V10 offers video recording in three resolutions – HD, FHD or UHD alongside two aspect ratios – 16:9 standard or 21:9 cinematic.
The company in a press statement announced that the LG V10 was subjected to a drop test from a height of 48-inches and was declared to be “MIL-STD-810G Transit Drop Compliant” for shock by an independent testing and certification firm MET Laboratories.
In addition to the ESS SABRE 9018 DAC and 9602 Headphone Amplifier, the LG V10 includes advanced camera features with two front side 5MP cameras and a rear facing 16MP F1.8 camera that can record video in up to 4K resolution. The LG V10 also features a Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and a 3000mAh removable battery. NFC and a fingerprint sensor are also included along with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
For specifications, the LG V10 smartphone packs the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, as the LG G4. The main display sports an impressive pixel density of 513ppi. The Second Screen is a 2.1-inch IPS Quantum Display with a screen resolution of 160×1040 pixels.
There is 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage on board. The handset supports microSD cards up to 2TB. There is a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and OIS 2.0. It is backed by a 3000mAh removable battery. The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based LG V10 features LTE-A Cat. 6 standard. Measuring 8.6mm in thickness, the smartphone weighs 192 grams and will be available in Space Black, Luxe White, Modern Beige, Ocean Blue, and Opal Blue colours.