LG introduced LG Stylus 3

LG recently introduced the LG Stylus 3, a phablet suited for the busy working professionals with features from their premium flagship smartphone models. At an affordable price and technical specifications packed inside this phablet, the busy working on the go professionals can consider the LG Stylus 3 as their work smartphone.

Let me share with you more information and details of the LG Stylus 3 below –

LG has combined its best-in-class technologies seen in its premium flagship smartphones with affordability in a mid-range smartphone. Running on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat, the Stylus 3 also boasts a 3,200 mAH battery capacity ideal for protracted use.

Intuitive Stylus Perfect for Working on the Go

LG Stylus 3 delivers an improved writing experience with a 1.8mm diameter fiber-tip stylus to provide the tactile feedback of an actual pen when writing on the screen. Coupled with an enhanced UX with Pen Pop 2.0 as well as the popular Pen Keeper and Screen-off Memo, users can experience a higher level of efficiency due to the Stylus 3’s intuitiveness.

Once the stylus pen is detached, a quick menu of useful tasks pops up: Pop memo, Capture Plus, Pop Scanner, Quick Memo, and thumbnail previews of the user’s recent notes. With Pen Pop 2.0, one’s memos are never out of sight and can be set to display on the screen whenever the stylus is removed. The smartphone’s Screen-off Memo enables note-taking directly on the screen even when the display is off. Have an idea that pops into mind? Jot it down immediately without the need for finding paper.

The Pen Keeper displays a warning when the stylus strays too far from the phone so one does not have to worry about misplacing the pen. To unlock the screen to start writing, the Stylus 3 features a fingerprint scanner that is conveniently located at the back of the phone, which double up as the power key as well.

Capture Quality Photographs

The Stylus 3 is not just for work purposes. Offering more value to users, it comes with a 13MP rear camera, which is equipped with a 1/3.06” sensor and a F2.2 lens. The lens captures light even in dim conditions, resulting in photos that are sharp in low-light environments. The 8MP front camera also provides a great option for selfies and high quality video calling.

“The LG Stylus 3 is all about giving our customers a wide variety of options and choices for their mobile lifestyle,” said Mr. David Yoh, Mobile Communications Business Director of LG Electronics Singapore. “This smartphone comes in a premium design and offers replaceable batteries with an expandable memory slot, all key factors that customers consider when buying smartphones in this category.”

Pricing and Availability

The Stylus 3 will retail at S$448 in shiny titan and will be available from April 1, 2017 at M1, Singtel, StarHub, and other LG authorized retailers. Each purchase comes with a free flip standing case (worth S$48) while stocks last.

Key Specifications:

  • Networks: LTE FDD2100 (B1)/1800 (B3)/2600 (B7)/900 (B8), TDD2300 (B40); WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100; GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Speed: LTE Cat 6 up to 300Mbps; DC HSPA+ up to 42Mbps
  • Display: 5.7” HD (1280×720); Capacitive Touch display
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Memory: Up to 16GB ROM / 3GB RAM / microSD slot (up to 2TB)
  • Camera: Rear 13MP/Front 8MP
  • Size/Weight: 155.6mm x 79.8mm x 7.4mm (LxWxT) / 148g (incl battery)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, BT 4.2, A-GPS (Glonass), USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6750 (Octa-Core 1.5GHz Processor)
  • Audio: MP3 player, Audio jack: 3.5mm, supporting codecs incl.: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA
  • Battery: 3,200mAh (Removable)
  • Colour: Shiny Titan

For more information, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/mobile-phones/all-mobile-phones

* Information and pictures courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

LG launched Asia Business Innovation Centre in Singapore

LG recently launched the Asia Business Innovation Centre in Singapore, showcasing their quality products for the businesses and companies, in the area of digital signage solutions. LG is a very known and reputable international brand producing digital signage solutions and their digital signage footprints can be seen all over the world.

Businesses such as government, hospitality, retail shopping malls, travel, airports, transportation, digital signage of various types and sizes would interest them, getting the attention of their customers and visitors. If you (e.g. hoteliers, shopping malls) are tasked to search for digital signage solutions to be placed in your company or in your business operation locations, look no further, check out LG’s digital signage solutions at their Asia Business Innovation Centre, make an appointment and visit them.

During their official media opening event, I had the opportunity to visit and got up close and personal with some of the LG digital signage solutions. Their range of products were amazing and of very high quality and standards. The LG digital signage products are for B2B and they would definitely strike an interest with the different types of businesses.

Here are some photos of the digital signage solutions showcased at LG Asia Business Innovation Centre that I took when I attended their official media launch –

Let me share more information and details on some of the LG digital signage solutions that are showcased at the LG Asia Business Innovation Centre in Singapore –

OLED Displays: The Future of Digital Signage is Here

OLED display technology is the market’s best-in-class solution right now. And LG is the leader in this field. The OLED’s self-lighting pixels switch off completely to reproduce absolute blacks with no light bleed, thus offering infinite contrast. They promise accurate color reproduction to offer vivid display. With just two layers and no backlight, OLED displays are incredibly lightweight and thin. Their wide-viewing angles also deliver an awe-inspiring picture quality across the entire screen.

OLED Dual-View Signage for Seamless Playback

Featuring a slim design and versatility, LG’s 65-inch one by four Dual-View Curved Tiling OLED signage consists of eight connected double-sided, flexible OLED panels for superior image rendering viewed from any angle. Each panel offers 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) image quality with 3,840 x 2,160 individual pixels while its system on a chip and 128GB of internal memory work together to deliver perfect UHD playback without the need for a separate computer or media player.

The Dual-View Flat OLED Signage (55EH5C) blends pencil-thin design, artistic value and display functionality into one. It boasts Full HD resolution, a brightness level of 400 cd/square meters as well as an impressive bezel of 2mm. Thanks to its innovative slim design, it offers a dual-view display which saves on space while optimally screening the contents. It can also be suspended from the ceiling, deployed as a floor stand or mounted on the wall.

Scalable Video Walls for Creative Installations

With LG’s OLED Video Wall, businesses and organizations can think of new ways to create spellbinding and interactive experiences. At the centre, guests will get to see LG’s 65-inch OLED Video Wall solutions. In particular, the 1×3 OLED Video Wall unit can be connected with other units to create signs of various configurations. It is easy to install and can be customized to create creative solutions that deliver impactful experiences. Also, they are equipped with an image adjustment algorithm that can adjust to objects located within the bezel boundary for a seamless viewing experience.

OLED Signage Case Studies: A Myriad of Creative Display Possibilities

South Korea’s Incheon International Airport has tapped on LG’s OLED displays to redesign its passenger experience. Its main terminal is adorned with massive structure walls that leave passengers in awe. Each of the two displays composes of 140 55-inch curved OLED panels, resulting in displays that stand at 13 meters in length and 8 meters in width. The two curved displays feature a variety of content, such as brilliant fireworks set against a night sky. And because every pixel in an OLED display emits its own light, there is no need for heavy LED backlighting, making the airport displays incredibly light and flexible that it allows them to hang from the ceiling with minimal support.

Tourist destination N Seoul Tower has also set the gold standard of visitor experience by utilizing LG’s digital signage solutions. The beautiful entrance is a curved OLED tunnel, on which images of Seoul are projected. Visitors then move on to the 14-meter OLED panorama, which showcases the exquisite Gyeongbokgung Palace in different seasons. Another OLED display in N Seoul Tower is the OLED Wave that is set on the ceiling, it comprises of 120 curved OLED panels, achieving picture quality that is 30 times better than UHD TV. Visitors also get to view artist Kathy Klein’s Danmala series via the OLED Circle, which promises real blacks, life-like colors and uncompromised image clarity that does justice to the artist’s beautiful mandala-inspired motifs.

With LG’s new OLED Video Walls, the newly constructed Lotte World Tower has managed to elevate the visitor experience skyward. The highest building in Korea, the venue recently installed 55-inch OLED Signage Wall in its two Sky Shuttles with double layers, a total of 60 units installed. The walls and ceilings are all fitted with the solutions, thus creating a thrilling and immersive virtual reality environment. The videos depict the many tourist attractions in Seoul, from Kyung Bok palace to the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea and Jamsil Baseball Stadium. The surreal experience almost feels as if one is journeying through all these places in just a matter of a few minutes.

LCD Video Walls Push the Boundaries of Interactive Engagement

LG’s 55-inch LCD screens with the world’s narrowest even bezel will also be on display at the LG Asia Business Innovation Centre. The solutions have a narrow bezel, which enables the overall video wall image to resemble a single, complete display.

The Social Tree at Changi Airport is one example of how LG’s LCD video walls can bring the fun to everyday customers. Towering at 8.7-meter-high, 11.1-meter-wide larger-than-life installation sits at the heart of Terminal One at the Central Piazza. Symbolizing the global connections offered by the airport, the hi-tech installation composes of 64 47-inch digital displays in the form of a cylindrical video wall and eight kiosks where travelers can post images and also share photographs and videos via Facebook and email. The design furthermore incorporates 100 bars that stretch up and flex outwards, a tribute to Changi Airport’s international reach.

Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre has also left a lasting impression on its visitors with its mega LCD digital wall. Affectionately called The Big Picture, the installation is touted by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest high-definition video wall. Part of the modern facade of the building, the video wall combines 664 LCD screens and stands at more than three stories high and 60 meters wide, The Big Picture serves as an iconic feature that showcases contents of Suntec Singapore’s Convention and Exhibition Centre’s facilities, partners, events and advertisers.

Other world-class organizations have also tapped onto the concept of video walls to wow their customers. The world’s leading brand in gaming, Razer, was the first global deployment carried out by LG B2B Solutions in Asia. Display and experience stores were installed with LG displays and SuperSignTM content management software across Asia and North America to display marketing and promotional contents – the biggest display being a 3 by 5 video wall at their San Francisco branch outlet amongst other standalone screens.

LG’s Ultra Stretch Digital Signage Enhances Return of Investment

Another brand that has managed to elevate the customer experience is Lagardère’s The Fashion Gallery, Changi Airport. At the entrance of the gallery sit expansive and unique displays that command the attention of passersby: LG’s 86-inch Ultra Stretch digital solution (86BH5C). This ultra-wide 58:9 bar-type widescreen signage delivers an immersive UHD viewing experience in an extraordinary 3,840 x 600 format. Thanks to its Picture-by-Picture feature, it can divide a screen into four parts, displaying up to four separate types of video content simultaneously. The solution utilizes LG Ultra Stretch Content Manager software for fast and convenient customization of images and video content. With this software, updating advertising messages and content is no longer a hassle, a feature that is especially convenient in a fast-paced industry such as fashion.

Other than the Ultra Stretch, LG has in its arsenal digital retail signage solutions that can enliven the customer experience while improving return on investment. They boast the ability to screen high-definition content such as dynamic Point of Purchase advertising, branding videos, and interactive graphic interfaces. This instantly grabs customers’ attention to increase footfall, achieve impact, strengthen customer loyalty with consistent branding messages and push conversion rates with engaging product information and expanded assortment offerings.

Ultra HD, Ultra Impressive

Other industry-leading LCD digital signage technologies will also be featured at LG Asia Business Innovation Centre. Think big with the 98LS95A, an UHD Premium Large Display that is an alternative to the traditional 2×2 video wall. It shares the same salient features as other models, such as 86UH5C, 75UH5C, 65UH5C and 55UH5C. Expect flawless content delivery on a large screen as well as nifty features such as Picture-by-Picture or Picture-in-Picture which offers four divided split screens in landscape or portrait formats.

Unique LED Transparent Film: A First in the Market

Another unique technology at the centre incorporates LED diodes in a transparent film that can be installed over windows to expand installation options. Converting ordinary glass into stunning digital signage, this LED film can offer eye-catching digital content and information while interacting seamlessly with the surrounding environment.

Turn Visitors into Customers

Effective advertising messages deserve a platform where they can shine, and LG’s standard signage is that platform. The signage solutions’ high-performance System-on-Chips can execute several tasks at the same time and guarantee smooth content playback. They boast Picture-by-Picture and Picture-in-Picture features so brand owners can decide the best layouts for their advertisements. The webOS platform also makes content creation a cinch while LG’s software development kit makes content development and management easy. Best of all, the content can be created, distributed and controlled without a need for a dedicated computer or server, so there is no need to hire a tech personnel just to maintain it. 

Reach an Even Larger Audience with Outdoor Displays

Only the most durable installations are suited to brave the outdoors. LG’s outdoor display solutions, from Open Frame Displays to Window Facing and Enclosure solutions, check the criteria of superb performance, 24/7 reliability and stunning visual image quality. Buoyed by their anti-reflection coating, the solutions will encounter less interference between reflected external light and back light. The conformal coating also enhances circuit board reliability by safeguarding it against dust, iron shavings, humidity and weather conditions.

LG’s Open Frame Displays can be deployed in airports as billboards to pique the interest of incoming tourists. Features such as smart brightness control help to save power whenever necessary, and real-time remote monitoring allows businesses to rectify any error quickly without losing engagement. LG’s Window Facing solutions are also a perfect choice for in-window environments. Its noise level is under 25dB, making it even quieter than a recording studio. It is able to operate even in high temperatures, and also offers excellent energy-efficiency and cost savings.

Achieve that Personal Touch with LG’s Touch Screen Displays

Customer and guest engagement can also be improved by directly involving them in the experience. LG’s wide range of touch screen display solutions is designed to bring brand messages to audiences in a variety of creative ways. The 84TR3B and KT-T751, for example, boast a 10-point multi-touch experience: they can recognize up to 10 simultaneous touches without needing a separate pen. This means more customers, family members or friends can get in on the action at any one time. Equipped with a no-ghosting technology, the solutions allow audiences to write, draw and express their ideas in a seamless manner. This tactile experience is personal, and a surefire way for audiences to better remember a business’s branding message and products.

Redefining Hospitality

Buoyed by LG’s holistic hospitality solution comprising of commercial-grade LCD, touch screens, and stretch screens, hotels can now make a strong first impression and design a five-star guest experience. These solutions can be used for digital way-finding, information dissemination, menu boards and dynamic advertising purposes.

Charlotte Marriott City Center, United States of America, is an example of a hotel that has reaped benefits by tapping on LG’s solutions. Understanding that hotel guests not only utilize TVs for entertainment but also at times for communication purposes, the TV was recognised as a key communication tool to provide hotel-related information and amenities. By installing LG OLED TVs and monitors in its M Club Lounge, the hotel has created a collaborative space where guests can work and seek entertainment.

Its unique communal guest space also boasts innovative video walls with ultra-slim bezels that transform the typical hotel gym into an interactive center.

For more information, please visit: http://partner.lge.com/global/

* I would like to thank LG Singapore for the invitation to their launch of their Asia Business Innovation Centre in Singapore *

LG G6 is now in Singapore

The LG G6, the latest flagship smartphone by LG Electronics (LG) was unveiled on 5th April 2017. At the media launch event in Singapore, I witnessed the unveiling of the LG G6 and had a short hands on session with the LG G6 smartphone.

This LG G6 is a smartphone packed with a number of interesting features and it was also designed with the help and input from the consumers through feedback and user opinions. With ideas, designs, inputs and opinions from both sides of the LG G6, the manufacturer/designer and consumers, the LG G6 is a smartphone that has the best of both worlds.

During my short hands on session at the LG G6 unveiling event, I was most impressed with the following features of the LG G6

  • Form factor and screen size, a 5.7inch 18:9 QHD + FullVision Display in the size of 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9mm
  • Dual 13MP cameras with wide angle lens.
  • Rich and vivid colours produced by the LG G6 dual lens smartphone camera
  • New photography features – Square Camera Mode, Grid shot, Snap shot, Match shot and Guide shot

While I wasn’t able to fully try and test all of the new photography features out during the event, I would share some of the photographs on the capabilities of the wide angle lens. Personally speaking, the LG G6 smartphone camera functions and features had improved and I hope to obtain a review unit and share on the LG G6 smartphone, from a daily usage for leisure/work and as a smartphone camera for enthusiast/serious photographers.

Meanwhile, let me share the key information and details of the LG G6 from the press release information below –

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled the G6 smartphone, its latest flagship offering that features a bold new display format complemented by a cinematic viewing experience, exceptional screen to body ratio, wide angle camera and more. Designed in response to consumer feedback and user opinions, the LG G6 focuses on the features consumers want, most notably a big screen that comfortably fits in one hand.

First Smartphone in the World to Feature 18:9 Display Format

The LG G6 comes with a 5.7-inch QHD+ (2,880 x 1,440 resolution) FullVision display, and for the first time ever in a smartphone, an 18:9 screen aspect ratio. Compared with conventional 16:9 aspect ratio displays, the 18:9 format offers more viewing space and a more immersive experience when streaming videos and playing games.

Despite the larger display format, the LG G6 comes in an ergonomic design that is optimal for usage with one hand. The ergonomics research teams led by Dr. Andris Freivalds at Pennsylvania State University and Dr. Ji Yong-gu at Yonsei University tested the smartphone, and it received the highest marks for the test categories including stability when holding the phone, comfort in various postures and actions, as well as muscle fatigue when using the smartphone for long periods.

Sculpted from aluminium and glass, the G6 features a minimalist and sleek design smooth to the touch. The metal frame that is a soft matte finish, imparts solidity in style with a high gloss back is perfectly flat. The rounded corners of the G6 also disperse the impact if the phone is dropped.

Elevate the Mobile Viewing Experience with Dolby Vision

With the rising trend for content on demand and a greater viewing experience, the LG G6 now supports two High Dynamic Range (HDR) standards for viewers to get more out of cinematic contents available for smartphones. As the first smartphone to feature Dolby Vision technology, the LG G6 also supports HDR 10, both of which are standards for the picture quality technology that displays a wider range of colour and luminosity. The darkest and brightest areas are more vivid, revealing greater detail for a truly immersive viewing experience. Users will get to enjoy cinematic-like viewing experience for streaming videos from Netflix, Amazon and more content providers that are increasingly creating HDR video content.

Dual 13MP Cameras with Wide Angle Lens to Capture all the Beauty

LG G6’s dual 13MP rear cameras, which boast a 125-degree wide angle lens, capture more in a shot that regular phones cannot achieve. When taking scenic shots of natural landscapes such as vast mountain ranges and waterfalls, simply switch to the wide angle lens to get all the beautiful details in. Users will also experience seamless transitions when zooming in and out between the wide angle and standard camera lenses even during 4K video capture.

 *** Special thanks to Dennis from SuperAdrianMe for holding the LG G6 and allowing me to take these 2 photographs! ***

The G6 comes with an expanded 100-degree field of view with its 5MP front camera, which means users can take selfies or wefies without the need for a selfie stick. Plus, the camera reduces edge distortion, which makes for more natural-looking images.

*** Special thanks to Ivan from SGIG for holding the LG G6 and allowing me to take this wefie view photograph ***

Square is the New Creative
The LG G6 smartphone offers a Square Camera Mode, which offers new exciting ways to create photos with the Snap shot, Match shot, Grid shot and Guide shot features. Snap shot splits the screen into two, taking advantage of the screen’s 18:9 display which are essentially two squares. The upper half is a viewfinder while the bottom half lets users preview the photos after they take them for easy comparisons. Match shot allows users to get creative, matching disparate photos, such as the wings of a bird to the tail of an airplane.

With Grid shot, users can form a collage made up of four quadrants with photos and video contents. The mode eliminates the need for any third-party apps, and users can share the collages on their favourite social networks instantly.

Finally, the Guide shot is a smart and creative feature that matches the composition of a chosen image to act as a guide for the next shot. This is especially useful to snap a series of photos, such as striking a similar pose in different settings, or various cuisines shot in the same plating format.

With the Square Camera Mode, users can also take pictures in 1:1 ratio on one window while checking, editing and uploading pictures in another window immediately after shooting. They can even create animated GIF files by combining between 2 and 100 photos from the gallery in a loop.

By taking perfectly square photos in 1:1 ratio, the LG G6 is ideal for Instagram, Snapchat and other social media apps. Users can also choose other ratios, such as 4:3, 16:9 and 18:9 based on their preferences.

Built for Durability

The LG G6 boasts IP68 water and dust resistance, which makes it protected up to 1.5 meters of water for as long as 30 minutes. Users can now worry less about accidental drops in water and spillages.

The smartphone also endures tests for high temperatures and nail penetration, and uses a proprietary technology that dissipates heat via an internal heat pipe, the first in an LG smartphone. LG engineers have also positioned the components most prone to overheating as far from each other as possible.

Everyday Tasks a Cinch with the Google Assistant

 The LG G6 has Google Assistant built-in. It works seamlessly with LG apps, empowering users to get fast answers, manage everyday tasks, enjoy the best music and videos and search the G6 quicker than ever. And with the remote after-service utilizing artificial intelligence, the more Google Assistant is used, the more personalized the user experience becomes.                                                                                    

“The LG G6 offers users new visual and manual experiences, as it marries an expanded screen with the convenience of one-handed use,” said Mr David Yoh, Mobile Communications Business Director of LG Electronics Singapore. “LG will continue to lead smartphone innovation with a focus on convenience and reliability in order to exceed consumer expectations.”

For more information, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/mobile-phones/lg-G6

Pricing and Availability

To own the G6 is to embrace the future of smart technology. This stunning smartphone comes with voice control and a personal assistant amongst other new features, offering unrivalled usability and convenience. Coming in astro black, ice platinum and mystic white colors, the smartphone will retail at S$988 and is available from April 14, 2017 onwards at M1, Singtel, StarHub and other LG authorized retailers. Each purchase of the G6 comes with a free flip case worth S$58 while stocks last.

Key Specifications:

  • Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821 Processor
  • Display: 5.7-inch 18:9 QHD+ FullVision Display (2880 x 1440 / 564ppi)
  • SIM: Dual-SIM (4G/3G)
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 64GB UFS 2.0 ROM / MicroSD (up to 2TB)
  • Camera:

Front 5MP Wide (F2.2 / 100°)

Rear Dual: 13MP Wide (F2.4 / 125°) / 13MP Standard OIS 2.0 (F1.8/71°)

  • Battery: 3,300mAh (embedded)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Size: 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 163g
  • Network: LTE-A 3 Band CA
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / Bluetooth 4.2 BLE / NFC / USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
  • Colours: Astro Black / Ice Platinum / Mystic White
  • Other: 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC / Water and Dust Resistant / Fingerprint Sensor / UX 6.0 / Dolby Vision™ / HDR10

* Information courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

LG announced V20

LG recently announced a new model to their premium flagship smartphone family, the LG V20. I attended their launch event in Singapore and had a short hands (probably 30mins) on with the LG V20 smartphone. I would share some thoughts from my short 30mins hands on experiences with the LG V20 smartphone –

  • A good balance between a fun lifestyle smartphone with pretty good camera capabilities/features
  • Wide angle lens capability
  • Good audio experience packed inside with B&O Play features and a pair of B&O Play earphones
  • High quality screen (QHD IPS Quantum Display)
  • Sleek, beautiful and sophisticated build quality

If the opportunity allows, I would request for a review unit when they are available for the Singapore market in November 2016 and share with my readers here on my experiences with the LG V20.

Let me share with you more information and details of the LG V20 from the press release information –

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled the V20, the latest in its V series of smartphones, delivering the highest multimedia capabilities available in a mobile device. The V20 boasts new features including Hi-Fi Quad DAC, HD Audio Recorder, Steady Record 2.0 and front and rear wide-angle lens cameras to deliver best-in-class performance. It is also the world’s first smartphone to come preloaded with Android 7.0 Nougat OS and the new Google In Apps phone search function.

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The LG V series is a premium flagship smartphone line designed to provide users with the best video and audio experience. LG looked at the customers of the V10 and examined what they wanted and needed and determined that the V20 is geared towards the prosumers — discerning users who want convenient access to cutting-edge features.

A Sonorous Audio Experience by B&O PLAY

Hi-Fi Quad DAC

The V20 is the world’s first smartphone to feature a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, powered by ESS Technology, designers of high-performance audio products. Powered by ESS SABRE ES9218, the Quad DAC in the V20 delivers clearer sound by minimizing distortion and ambient noise by up to 50 percent. With 75-stage fine volume and L/R balance controls as well as support for lossless music formats including FLAC, DSD, AIFF and ALAC, the V20 delivers high-quality sound to any pair of earphones. 

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HD Audio Recorder

The HD Audio Recorder represents the next level of sound recording. This feature lets users capture studio quality audio with a wider dynamic frequency range using three high AOP microphones to record incredible sound that surpass audio recordings on conventional smartphones. With Studio Mode, users can manually control sound with easy-to-use keys similar to ones found in video cameras and use Music Recorded to create high quality audio suitable for auditions by recording singing voices over existing music.

In an effort to further enhance audio functions and design; LG continues its collaboration with B&O PLAY. The result in the LG V20 is a natural, balanced sound, reflecting B&O PLAY’s acoustic engineering philosophy. LG V20 will come bundled with a special pair of B&O PLAY earphones worth $198. With the bundled B&O PLAY earphones, you can start enjoying the ultimate audio experience right away.

Delivering Share-worthy, Crisp, Clear Videos

Steady Record 2.0

The LG V20, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 processor with X12 LTE, introduces Steady Record 2.0, leveraging Qualcomm Technologies’ electronic image stabilization (EIS) 3.0 to record sharper video footage while neutralizing shaky images. The gyro-based EIS improves sync accuracy between the image and the gyro by reducing sync latency to only 50 milliseconds. EIS is complemented by digital image stabilization (DIS) which further improves video quality in post-processing by adjusting objects across frames and minimizing distortion caused by rolling shutter for smoother action.

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Hi-Fi Video Recording

LG V20 owners can record Hi-Fi videos and manually control the settings for perfect audio quality using options such as Low Cut Filter (LCF) that removes unwanted background noise and Limiter (LMT) that sets recording distance. The LCF reduces background noise while the LMT zeroes in on voices the user wants to record. The V20 also captures audio using 24-bit / 48 kHz Linear Pulse Code Modulation (LPCM), the same format used in professional video equipment. 

Capture It All and More

Front/Rear Wide Angle Lens

The wide angle capabilities of the front and rear cameras allow consumers to capture more background without having to physically step back to widen the shot. The 5MP front camera with a 120-degree lens expands the wefie experience so that more friends can be included in the frame.

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The dual-lens rear camera comprises of a 16MP with 75-degree large aperture standard angle lens, and a 8MP with 135-degree lens, the widest available in any smartphone. The wide angle feature makes it perfect for taking pictures in front of a gorgeous vista or inside a gigantic stadium.

Auto Shot

The Auto Shot Function on the front camera produces perfect selfies with its face detection feature, which triggers the shot when the subject is ready and smiling. There is no need to press the shutter button, which usually increases camera shake and the likelihood of a blurred shot.

Hybrid Auto Focus

The V20’s Hybrid Auto Focus (HAF) ensures a sharp picture every time. A fast and stable auto focus is delivered in any environment by integrating three AF mechanisms – Laser Detection AF, Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF – for both videos and photos. The V20 determines if LDAF or PDAF is best for a particular shot and then refines the focus with Contrast AF. Users can take full advantage of the V20 when capturing sharp images of friends or family in action, in any lighting conditions. 

Gives You More of What You Love

Second Screen

The popular Second Screen feature that was first introduced on the V10 has improved in visibility. With double the brightness and 50 percent larger font size compared to the V10, the smaller display located above the main display allows users to easily view notifications and alerts in outdoor situations at a glance.

Now with the Expandable Notifications feature, users can tap a button on the Second Screen to enlarge notifications in order to check long messages at a glance and quickly send a reply or share information.

LG UX 5.0+

The LG V20 comes with the mobile user interface LG UX 5.0+ to make it easier to use the multimedia functions tailored to customer needs. The LG UX 5.0+ is an upgraded version of the LG UX 5.0 first introduced on the LG G5. It is also the world’s first smartphone interface to run on Android 7.0 Nougat.

The LG V20 also features Multi-window to display two apps at once in a split screen allowing users to drag text, images, and files from one app to another. The combination of these advancements together with the 5.7-inch main IPS Quantum Display offers the best in multitasking capabilities.1

In Apps

The LG V20 is the world’s first phone to showcase Google’s In Apps. The new search mode featured in the Google app, helps users find content not only from built-in apps including contacts, emails, text messages and photos, but also from user-installed apps. It also enables users to discover recently accessed apps, people to get in touch with, messages to read or activity across apps without having to type a query. 

Premium Design for A Sophisticated Look

Premium Materials

To achieve both a sophisticated look and solid durability, LG uses lightweight aluminum, together with a new silicon-based material. AL6013 metal, found in aircraft, sailboats and mountain bikes, was selected to cover the back of the phone due to its sturdy but light properties. the top and bottom of the phone are made by Silicone Polycarbonate (Si-PC).

“The LG V20 is designed to offer customers a more dynamic experience by building on the most popular video and audio features of the V series,” said Mr. David Yoh, Mobile Communications Business Director of LG Electronics Singapore. “With the LG V20, we are giving our customers more of everything they love and less of anything they don’t need to set a new standard for premium smartphones.”

Available from November 5, 2016, in Silver and Titan, the LG V20 will retail for S$998 at all M1, Singtel, StarHub and authorized LG Mobile retailers. Each purchase comes with a mobile casing premium pack worth $88 while stocks last.

For more information, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/mobile-phones/lg-V20.

Key Specifications:

  • Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 Processor
  • Display: Main 5.7-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 513ppi) / Secondary IPS Quantum Display (160 x 1040 / 513ppi)
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 64GB UFS ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
  • Camera: Front 5MP with F1.9 Aperture (Wide Angle) / Rear 16MP with F1.8 Aperture OIS (Standard Angle) and 8MP with F2.4 Aperture (Wide Angle)
  • Battery: 3200mAh (removable)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Size: 159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6mm
  • Network: LTE-A 3 Band CA
  • Connectivity: X12 LTE (up to 450 Mbps LTE Category 9 with 3x Carrier Aggregation) / Wi-Fi (802.11 a, b, g, n, ac) / USB Type-C / Bluetooth 4.2 BLE / NFC
  • Colors: Titan / Silver
  • Others: Hi-Fi Video Recording / Steady Record 2.0 / HD Audio Recorder / Studio Mode / High AOP Mic / Second Screen / 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC / In Apps / B&O Collaboration / Finger Print Scanner / Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0

* Information and pictures courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

LG Gram 15.6-inch laptop (Less than 1kg)

LG Electronics recently launched their brand new laptop, the 15.6-inch LG Gram at the LG IT Media Launch. I was there at the LG IT Media Launch and I got the opportunity to see, touch and feel the latest LG Gram. The LG Gram is really lightweight, less than 1kg!

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The build quality of the LG Gram is pretty solid and it’s really light for a 15.6-inch size laptop. Moreover, their technical specifications are pretty good, ideal for business people who needs a lightweight, big and powerful laptop on the move. This LG Gram laptop is also ideal for students too!

Let me share with you more information of the LG Gram from the press release information below –

LG Electronics (LG) showcased its brand-new 15.6-inch LG gram laptop at the LG IT Media Launch. Surprisingly lightweight, the 15Z960 boasts a large screen and is capable of superb performance. The highly portable LG gram is an ideal choice for working professionals as well as students who are constantly on the go. It will be available from mid-August at major retail outlets.

Despite increasing the screen size, LG has managed to maintain the weight of the model equivalent to its predecessors. This design feat was made possible by implementing the company’s latest weight-shedding technologies such as the optimum PCB design and high-density batteries. The design team also shed weight through creative design updates, such as minimising the bezel size. These innovative endeavours made it possible to mount a 15-inch screen into a laptop body that is similar in size to 14-inch laptops. The body is also made from magnesium alloys, materials widely used in manufacturing race cars or spacecraft. These materials were chosen for their lightweight and durable qualities. LG gram also has seven hours of battery life, giving on-the-go professionals mobility freedom and an ease of mind.

Another hallmark of the 15Z960 is its powerful performance. It uses the advanced sixth-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 and the screen supports a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) IPS display. All of these come together to create a compact, lightweight, high-performance laptop that can really boost any user’s productivity.

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Picture Courtesy of LG Singapore

LG gram provides comfortable usability; it is able to connect with a variety of other devices through multiple ports, including the new USB-C port. The multifunctional USB-C port can be used to transfer content to exterior screens and users can use this port to quickly charge the laptop or a mobile phone. USB-C simplifies the user experience, allowing users to do everything with just one cable.

It also comes packed with features to provide more comfort and convenience. The gram’s keyboard provides ergonomically curved letter and number keys ensuring user comfort. Meanwhile, the Hi-Fi Audio system minimises sound loss when using headphones. With the instant booting feature, starting up is as simple as just opening the laptop. The 15Z960 also has an advanced Reader Mode software, which allows customised optimal screen conditions for reading (Reader Mode) or watching movies (Movie Mode). These features make the 15Z960 speedy, convenient and perfect for use in multiple locations.

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Picture courtesy of LG Singapore

Recognised for its stunning design and capabilities, the LG gram has won several awards including the 2016 CES Innovation Award in January 2016 and other prestigious design awards like the iF Gold Award and the Reddot Award.

“We are proud that we were able to make the LG gram so lightweight without compromising its performance,” said Brian Yi, Product Director at LG’s Home Entertainment Department. “The LG gram is a highly productive laptop that incorporates both our innovative technology and our drive to improve, and we will continue to innovate to make even greater products to meet the needs of our consumers.”

For more information: http://www.lg.com/sg/laptops

Key Specifications:

Model name 15Z960-G.AA7CA3 15Z960-G.AA7BA3 15Z960-G.AR5BA3 14Z960-G.AR5AA3
SRP (SGD) $2,199 $1,899 $1,699 $1,499
Screen Size  15.6″  15.6″ 15.6″  14″
FHD IPS FHD IPS FHD IPS FHD IPS
Material  Super Magnesium Alloy  Super Magnesium Alloy Super Magnesium Alloy  Super Magnesium Alloy
CPU  Core i7-6500U  Core i7-6500U Core i5-6200U  Core i5-6200U
RAM  8GB  8GB 4GB  4GB
SSD  512GB  256GB 256GB  128GB
Graphic Card  Intel HD  Intel HD Intel HD  Intel HD
Graphics 520 Graphics 520 Graphics 520 Graphics 520
Web Cam  1.3M HD  1.3M HD 1.3M HD  1.3M HD
Interface  USB-C x 1  USB-C x 1 USB-C x 1  
USB 3.0 x 2 USB 3.0 x 2 USB 3.0 x 2 USB 3.0 x 2
USB 2.0 x 1 USB 2.0 x 1 USB 2.0 x 1 USB 2.0 x 1
HDMI HDMI HDMI HDMI
Micro SD Micro SD Micro SD Micro SD
Weight  980g  980g 980g  980g
Color  Gold  Gold Gold  Gold

*Information Courtesy of LG Singapore and Brand Cellar*

LINE Characters Lend CUTENESS to LG’S Pocket Photo

For those who love using the Line app and their cute characters, I have good news to share with you! Line characters have teamed up with LG Electronics to bring cuteness into your photo printing!

Let me share with you more information from the press release information below –

Fans of LINE characters, rejoice! LG Electronics (LG) has teamed up with LINE to release a brand-new design for its Pocket Photo (model: PD239SF), an inkless mobile photo printing device. Motifs of LINE characters will adorn the device, upping the style quotient. Available at all Challenger outlets, this special edition will be up for grabs from today onwards and will retail at $229.

The portable and eye-pleasing LG Pocket Photo is one of the smallest mobile photo printing devices in the market. The LG Pocket Photo prints pictures rendered at a crystal clear 313dpi — perfect for sharing or displaying. After downloading and installing the free Pocket Photo editing app, users can wirelessly connect their smartphones or tablets and begin printing immediately.

The accompanying Pocket Photo app lets users experiment with a wide range of customization options. There are filter effects as well as a clever frame augmentation feature. It also offers the ability to embed QR codes in photos, a great way to connect a physical photograph with an online community or internet-based content. The creative and easy-to-use combination of app and device gives the Pocket Photo the unique ability to both edit and print photographs immediately while on-the-go.

The Pocket Photo uses the proven ZINK® technology, eliminating the need for expensive ink cartridges, ribbons or toner. This technology utilizes heat to activate the necessary color-forming dye crystals imbedded in each sheet of paper. Compared with conventional printing processes, ZINK’s inkless paper system preserves images much longer and produces less smearing. The Pocket Photo can print 30 photos on a single charge.

For more information on LG Pocket Photo mobile printers, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/Pocket-Photo-Printers

*Information and picture of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar*

Making a Comeback – LG Premium Monitors and Laptops

LG Electronics (LG) made an announcement that they will be bringing back their line up of LG Premium Monitors and Laptops. This news would interest home/office computer users, designers, gamers, interior designers.

Let me share with you more information on the upcoming return of LG Premium Monitors and Laptops from the press release –

“The IT industry is a fast-evolving one where the only constant is innovation. With the increasing interest for quality display with big screens, LG has decided to launch cutting-edge solution to meet Singaporeans’ demands,” says Brian Yi, LG Singapore’s Product Director of Home Entertainment.

LG’s IPS technology is employed in its monitors and laptops, allowing everyday consumers to enjoy the same benefits. Discerning gamers can look forward to an enveloping game experience while professional users like interior designers can see every colour and detail in superb definition.

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Manufactured and supplied by the world’s largest producer of IPS panels LG Display, the IPS panels are designed to offer rich, true-to-life colours, deep black levels, amazing contrast and colour detail at virtually any angle. Even at wide viewing angles, users can expect consistent picture quality.

Stay tuned and keep a lookout for more information on the new LG Premium Monitors and Laptops that would be launched in Singapore soon!

I am looking forward to the LG monitors making their comeback, I would be interested to know more and check them out!

*Information and picture Courtesy of LG Singapore*

LG G5 – Its First Ever Modular Smartphone

LG Electronics recently debuted their first ever modular smartphone in the market, it’s unique and interesting. The age of the smartphones had changed and transformed tremendously over the past 10 years, going beyond just a mobile phone in our life to a multi-purpose device in our life. The features and accessories that comes with the LG G5 are very interesting that might be of great interest to you.

Let me share with you more information and pictures of the LG G5 from the press release information below –

LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its highly anticipated LG G5 smartphone, a brand new design with not only a sleek, metal uni-body featuring a Slide-out Battery and a Modular Type design that gives a greater smartphone experience. Complete with LG Friends, a collection of companion devices, the G5 can be transformed into a digital camera, Hi-Fi player and more.

Encased in a sleek metal aluminium body and Slide-out Battery to easily swap out a depleted battery for a fully charged one in seconds, the LG G5 surpasses the visual experience of its predecessor, the LG G4.

LG G5

First, the G5’s 135-degree wide angle lens lets you choose between standard or wide angle lens to get more in the shot. Second, the Always-on Display makes notifications just a glance away with the time, date and more available anytime without waking the G5. Third, the 3D Arc Glass featured in the smartphone’s 5.3-inch display creates a gentle curve and a smooth colorful metal surface through an advanced microdizing process which takes anodized aluminium to a whole new level.

Furthermore, the insulative antenna is invisibly integrated into the body without disrupting the seamless look of the metal uni-body. LG designers took the metal body concept one step further by adding a Shiny Cut edge for added contrast and a more comfortable grip.

LG G5 Infographic

LG’s First Modular Type Smartphone

LG’s innovative Modular Type design gives the LG G5 the ability to transform into a digital camera, Hi-Fi player and more all while keeping its traditional removable battery in a full metal uni-body design for the first time ever.

LG CAM Plus

The LG CAM Plus is a versatile camera module that can be attached through the battery slot to deliver a comfortable grip and convenient control of a standalone camera. The LG CAM Plus provides physical buttons for power, shutter, record, zoom, LED indicator and comfortable grip. It also offers intuitive auto focus and exposure lock, features usually found on standalone digital cameras. When attached to the LG G5, it provides an additional battery capacity of 1,200mAh to allow for longer shooting times for more fun and enjoyment.

LG CAM Plus

LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY

The LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY is an innovative portable Hi-Fi DAC audio player developed in collaboration with B&O PLAY to meet the needs of those who seek to enjoy top-notch sounds that have traditionally only been available through high-end audio devices. LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY stands out for its simple yet elegant Scandinavian design as well as premium sound technology. In addition to the 32-bit Hi-Fi DAC upsampling technology first introduced on the LG V10, LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY also supports 32-bit 384KHz high-definition audio playback. LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY can be used either as a module with the LG G5 or as a separate Hi-Fi DAC by connecting to any smartphone or PC.

 LG HiFi Plus

Extreme Wide Angle Lens and Advanced UX

Reflecting LG’s longstanding reputation as a leader in smartphone cameras, the LG G5 has two cameras on the rear: one with a standard 78-degree lens and another with a 135-degree wide angle lens, the widest available in any smartphone. The 135-degree lens on the LG G5 offers a viewing angle that is approximately 1.7 times wider than those of existing smartphone cameras and 15 degrees wider than the human eye’s field of view. The wide angle lens makes it easier for users to capture more landscape, taller buildings or larger groups without having to position oneself further from the subject.

The LG G5 features a collection of powerful photo effects including Pop-out Picture, Film Effect and Auto Shot. Pop-out Picture combines images taken by the standard and wide angle lens to create a picture-in-a-frame effect. Film Effect can apply nine different film emulators to an image while Auto Shot is an enhanced camera UX which automatically captures the perfect selfie shot when a face is recognized.

Always-on Display for Enhanced Convenience

The 5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum display on the LG G5 offers an Always-on feature, the first on a main smartphone display. The concept of the Always-on Display was first introduced in the LG V10 as the Second Screen and now that feature has evolved on to the main display to show the time and date continuously even when the G5 is in sleep mode. This means that you can always see the time at a glance, even during important meetings or when your hands are full.

To minimize power consumption, LG redesigned the display driver IC memory and power management function so that the display’s backlight only illuminates one small part of the overall display. Thanks to this technology, the Always-on Display requires only 0.8 percent of the battery’s full capacity per hour to operate. With consumers turning on their smartphones up to 150 times a day mostly to just check the time, the G5’s Always-on Display will make a notable difference in the life of the battery over the course of the day.

Another advanced display feature in the LG G5 is Daylight Mode, which gives the G5 exceptional outdoor visibility beyond that of current auto brightness technology. Daylight Mode detects surrounding light conditions and instantaneously increases or decreses the brightness of the display, up to 850 nits. Even before your eyes have adjusted to the different lighting conditions, the G5 will be ready.

Diverse Range of Companion Devices

With the G5, LG is introducing a paradigm-shifting smartphone ecosystem — the LG Playground. With this, LG aims to strengthen the ties with its partners and introduce various devices and supporting programs to fully maximize the LG Playground.

As part of the ecosystem, LG is introducing a wide range of companion devices, aptly called LG Friends, to deliver fun while providing a new mobile experience far beyond traditional smartphone boundaries.

LG 360 VR

The LG 360 VR is a VR goggle that can be connected with the G5 via a dedicated cable and works exclusively with the G5 to simulate a 130-inch TV viewed from two meters away. It has a stylish design that is foldable so that users can easily carry and watch VR content anytime, anywhere. Unlike other VR devices that require a smartphones to be inserted in the device, the LG 360 VR weighs only 118g (4.16 ounces) and is just one-third as heavy as competing VR goggles while delivering a resolution of 639 ppi. The device is compatible with 360-degree images and videos captured with LG 360 CAM as well as all Google Cardboard content.

LG 360VR

LG 360 CAM

The LG 360 CAM is a compact 360-degree angle camera equipped with two 13MP 200-degree wide angle cameras, 1,200mAh battery and 4GB internal memory, which can be supplemented by a microSD card. The LG 360 CAM can be easily connected to the LG G5 allowing users to create 360-degree content. The LG 360 CAM provides 2K video and 5.1 surround channel recording on three microphones to help users effortlessly create high-quality 360-degree contents. Thanks to the partnership with Google, images taken with the 360 CAM can be uploaded to Google Street View and YouTube360, adding the fun of sharing creative contents with others. The images will also be available to view on the LG 360 VR or other smartphones or devices that are capable of 360-degree content.

LG 360 CAM

LG Rolling Bot

The LG Rolling Bot is a companion device that rolls like a ball while capturing images and videos with its embedded 8MP camera. Not just a toy, the LG Rolling Bot can be used as a monitoring system for the home, pet care companion as well as a remote controller for compatible home appliances. With an IP camera connectable via Wi-Fi, users can remotely monitor the interior of their homes with the LG G5 via live streaming.

LG Tone PlatinumTM

The LG TONE PlatinumTM (model HBS-1100), the latest in the LG TONE Series, is a Bluetooth headset that has earned the Harman Kardon® Platinum grade for its superior sound quality. With a Balanced Armature design for minimum distortion, LG Tone PlatinumTM delivers exceptionally sharp and clean sound. What’s more, it is the world’s first Bluetooth headset equipped with aptX™ HDcodec, delivering lossless 24-bit audio for sound that is unrivaled in a wireless device.

H3 by B&O PLAY

H3 by B&O PLAY is a set of high-end earphones that is compatible with the high-quality sound of the LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY. Designed for audiophiles as well as anyone who considers audio performance a top-priority in a smartphone, H3 by B&O PLAY works with all Android smartphones.

LG Smart Controller

The LG Smart Controller allows users to easily control certain drones. With the LG Smart Controller, users can check the video stream from the drone through the LG G5 in real time and control the unmanned aircraft with the LG Smart Controller joystick.

LG Friends Manager

Only available in the LG G5, Friends Manager is the hub application that allows the G5 to connect with LG Friends with minimal fuss and effort. LG Friends Manager automatically detects nearby LG Friends and connects quickly and easily in three simple steps, eliminating much of the hassle of pairing devices.

LG Friends

More Performance, More Efficiency

The LG G5 offers many other innovations designed to revolutionize today’s mobile lifestyle, such as:

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 Processor

The LG G5 is equipped with the powerful yet energy-efficient Snapdragon 820 processor which offers advanced features such as 64-bit performance, Adreno 530 graphics and lower-power Qualcomm® HexagonTM DSP as well as Qualcomm Spectra™ 14-bit dual image signal processors (ISPs) designed to deliver high resolution DSLR-quality images and additional power savings. The Snapdragon 820 processor also has an integrated X12 LTE modem that supports Category 12 download speeds of up to 600 Mbps and LTE Category 13 uplink speeds of up to 150 Mbps.

Compared to the previous generation Snapdragon processor, Qualcomm Technologies’ most advanced CPU architecture offers double the speed and power savings. Adreno 530 graphics demonstrate up to 40 percent faster graphics performance and up to 40 percent more power efficiency compared to the previous generation. The Snapdragon 820 processor also supports 4K capture and playback at four times more than the resolution of 1080p, enabling users to watch and capture their daily moments in stunning detail and clarity. The processor is also optimized for VR, generating quality pixels and life-like colors to deliver the ultimate VR experience to G5 users.

aptX™ HD: 24-bit Hi-Fi Wireless Audio

The LG G5 is equipped with aptX HD, an enhanced codec that supports 24-bit sound over Bluetooth, delivering rich and clear sound over wireless connections without any loss. When paired with the LG TONE Platinum, users can experience superb quality Hi-Fi audio that sounds amazingly close to the original source.

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0

The LG G5 offers Quick Charge 3.0 for incredibly fast charging. By employing an intelligent algorithm, Quick Charge 3.0 is 27 percent faster and 45 percent more efficient than the previous generation.

Low Power Location Estimation (LPLE) Technology

The LG G5 has excellent battery life, thanks to the Low Power Location Estimation technology. This solution enhances the battery efficiency by as much as 41.9 percent by improving the power consumption related to location-based apps.

“The new LG G5 will encourage owners to rediscover the true joy of a mobile life,” said Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The G5 and LG Friends are the result of many experts inside LG asking themselves if it was still possible to be innovative and unique in the smartphone space. I think once customers spend a little time with the LG G5, their answer will be a resounding yes.”

Key Specifications:*

  • Chipset: Qualcomm®Snapdragon™ 820 Processor
  • Display: 3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440 / 554ppi)
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM / 32GB UFS ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)
  • Camera: Rear: Standard 16MP, Wide 8MP / Front: 8MP
  • Battery: 2,800mAh (removable)
  • OS: Android 0 Marshmallow
  • Size: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 159g
  • Network: LTE / 3G / 2G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / USB Type-C) / NFC / Bluetooth 4.2
  • Colors: Silver / Titan / Gold / Pink

*Specifications may vary depending on the market.

*Information and Pictures Courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar*

LG launched LG G4 Dual LTE

LG G4 recently launched a new smartphone to their line up, the LG G4 Dual LTE that supports two SIM cards. If you have to travel for business or if you have to travel a lot for work, a dual sim smartphone is very handy and useful to own. I have the LG G3 smartphone and I know about the capabilities of this series of LG smartphone. Let me share with you more information and details of the the recently launched LG G4 Dual LTE from their press release information ~

LG Electronics (LG) has announced the launch of the LG G4 Dual-LTE (LG-H818N). Introducing a fresh new look, the LG G4 Dual-LTE comes in white with gold colored trimmings at a retail price of S$888. It boasts a 5.5” Quad HD IPS Quantum Display (2560 x 1440, 538 ppi) for excellent visuals, rear camera with 16MP F1.8 lens with laser autofocus and OIS 2.0, front camera with 8MP F2.0, and Near Field Communication (NFC) capability.

In conjunction with the launch, LG is holding a special promotion. Purchase the LG G4 Dual-LTE and get S$368 worth of gifts. The bundle includes: 128GB MicroSD card, Battery Charging Kit, and Leather Back Covers in Pink and Blue with 2 pieces of screen protectors.

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Stay Connected with Loved Ones When Overseas

LG G4 Dual-LTE saves users the hassle of having to switch their SIM cards when overseas. They can use their original SIM card and then add the temporary travel SIM card. With the original SIM card intact, they will have access to all their contacts and can keep in touch with their loved ones no matter where they are. Thanks to the travel SIM card, they can keep the roaming fees low.

LG G4 Dual-LTE supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks, including the 4G FDD network in Singapore as well as 4G TDD network in Hong Kong and China.

Superior Visual Quality with IPS Quantum Display and High-definition Camera

LG G4 Dual-LTE’s IPS Quantum Display produces high-contrast, vibrant images that are rich and authentic in color and amazingly true-to-life. Capture all the best moments in life with the 16MP Rear Camera with F1.8 Lens. Ideal for low light and portraits, this ultra bright lens produces beautiful bokeh and wonderful professional-looking photos that pop with clarity and detail. 

The 8MP Front Camera on the other hand is perfect for the selfie lover. This top-of-the-line 8MP shooter utilizes LG’s Gesture Shot technology. A user just needs to raise his hand with an open palm and then clench it into a fist to take a photo.

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Powerful and Enduring Performance

With a removable 3,000mAH battery, users can do more for longer with their phones. Simply swap a fully charged battery and keep going! The adjacent MicroSD card slot also ensures the LG G4 Dual-LTE will always have plenty of storage space.

LG G4 Dual-LTE will be available at all M1, Singtel, StarHub and authorized LG Mobile retailers from November 14, 2015.

                                                           Specifications
Networks ·       4G: LTE FDD2100 (B1)

·       4G: FDD1800 (B3)

·       4G: FDD2600 (B7)

·       4G: TDD2300 (B40)

·       4G: TDD2600(B38) Available during roaming

·       3G: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100

·      2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Speed ·       LTE Cat 4 up to 150Mbps DL, up to 50Mbps UL

·      DC HSPA+ up to 42Mbps DL

Display ·      5.5” Quad HD IPS Quantum Display, (2560 x 1440, 538ppi)

·      Capacitive Touch display

OS ·      Android 5.1 Lollipop
Memory ·       Up to 32GB ROM

·       3GB RAM

·      MicroSD slot (up to 2 TB)

Camera ·       Rear 16MP F1.8 with laser autofocus and OIS2.0

·      Front 8MP F2.0

Size/Weight ·       148.9mm x 76.1mm x 9.8mm

·       155g

Connectivity ·       Bluetooth 4.1 LE (APT-x)

·       Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band)

·       Near-field Communication (NFC)

·       A-GPS (Glonass)

·       USB 2.0/HDMI Slimport/ USB OTG

Processor ·       Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 808 Processor with x10 LTE (1.8GHz Hexa-Core)
Audio ·       MP3 player

·       Audio jack: 3.5mm

·       Supporting codecs: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA

Battery ·       3,000 mAh (Removable)

* Information and Pictures Courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *