"Play More" - LG V20 will be announced on September 6 in San Francisco


It's official - LG will be unveiling the LG V20 on September 6, 2016, in San Francisco. 

This was revealed by a playful teaser, which features a toy book that opens to a three-dimensional street, with the "Play More" slogan intertwined into the image. We have been hearing various rumors that a follow-up to last year's intriguing dual-camera, dual-display LG V20 is in the works, but we had heard nothing specific up until this point. It looks that LG will be showing is its next attempt to capture people's minds and wallets during this year's IFA, though the announcement will obviously not take place in Berlin, where the trade show is traditionally hosted. 


Word on the street is that the V20 will be among the first phones to sport Android Nougat, which will become officially-official by summer's end. Specs-wise, the phone could come with a smaller 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels, a Snapdragon 820 chip, either 3 or 4 gigs of RAM, as well as 32GB and 64GB storage versions with a memory expansion slot. 

In the rear, there might be 4,000mAh battery and a 20MP camera, while the selfie one could be an 8MP snapper. No word on a dual-selfie camera setup, and we're also not sure if the device will sport an auxiliary display setup either. We guess we'll learn come September 6.

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source: LG (translated)

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26 Comments

1. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

A solid model but LG has proven that they struggle to come up with better successors for popular models. In the end they screw up by attempting to do things which Galaxy cannot.

2. senseiJ

Posts: 172; Member since: May 02, 2015

LG better cut the cheesy colorful marketing. It's lame.

3. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

This. It sounds so lame. Who'd buy over the S7 with this tacky advertising?

7. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Do you buy a device because of it's functionalities, or because of it's makerting hype?

15. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

iPhone is all hype so people do

16. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

The f**k does that have to do with what they were talking about?

18. Bankz

Posts: 2548; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

^ This tbh.. Their ads are so childish. When I saw the G5 ads, all I did was cringe. So distasteful, even off putting. Yet ads are suppose to show the phone in its most perfect form. Smh

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

wait untill you see V20 commercial vids it will be super lame.. lol.

8. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Your opinion is 100% subjective. @ibend

4. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

Nothing new if the rumours is correct!

5. fyah_king unregistered

I like the Phat battery but not loving the smaller screen size.

9. tveith

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

If the screen is smaller and the go from quad hd to full hd, I'm out.

10. Rashaan75

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 17, 2015

I really want LG to win. If some of these specs are true, close the mobile division

11. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Please LG fix your UI and focus on camera like you did on g4

21. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

They didn't change anything in camera since G4. Less useful zoom is not that worthy. LG is continuously cheaping out in camera. But I appreciate their back ward jump to FHD. I think they have accidentally hired a sane display engineer.

12. rsiders

Posts: 1960; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

The V20 will be my next phone if LG doesn't mess it up.

13. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

G4 was great design wise but everyone I know who had one has the boot loop problem. That and it ate through a battery like crazy. Hope they don't do the G5 thing and make it moderlar. Please keep the button on the rear. That was cool.

19. fyah_king unregistered

I have three G4s and never had the bootloop problem.

23. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

Your lucky, they would crash and after a while stop working at all.

22. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

I am commenting via my G4. There is no problem, except the screen is not that resposive as it was in my note 4. I do agree with you regarding battery. G4 does sometime eat battery like crazy and sometime get overly warm.

14. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I swear that Korean image seems fake. I read it as 8MP Front 2MP back...lol

17. piratestation

Posts: 32; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Hope LG finally releases a phone that's worth to upgrade to. Still using the G2 and love it! But it's showing signs of age... time for an upgrade. C'mon LG!

20. Bankz

Posts: 2548; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

All I need from this phone is 1. Pls LG, clean up your cringe worthy UI 2. Focus on camera 3. Have the dual screen as before 4. Have a monster battery life 5. Reduce the V20's overall size.

24. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

1- Just remove the ridiculous ticker display. 5.7" is perfect. 2- Please stop cheaping out on a camera. It is technically a same camera since G4. 3- Have a monster battery, fanboy's imaginary 4000mah.(it is not gonna happen though, LG can't do that. Thats a far fetched expectation from LG) 4- Keep the battery removable. 5- Keep Stainless Steel edges and use better quality plastic than V10.

26. DONUT

Posts: 436; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Why cant LG put a 4000mah battery in their phones?

25. Elfmonster unregistered

5.5 would be a pretty poor fail. 5.7 or bigger.

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