Let’s now first talk about the design if i have to summarize the design of the LG velvet in just one word I will say sexy that’s right the phone offers a perfect balance of stylish aesthetics and a premium feel the LG velvet is made of glass and comes with a 3d arc design this particular design language enables the device to boast symmetrical front and rear edges with gently curved corners the phone maintains a slim profile with a thickness of just 7.9 millimeters and it weighs just 180 grams.
So single-handed usage will never be an issue the curved edges of the display create a comfortable grip in terms of physical overview at the bottom you get a USB 2.0 type-c port for charging and data transfer a headphone jack primary microphone and a bottom firing speaker on the top you get the secondary noise cancellation microphone and the sim tray on the right side you have the power button on the left you have the volume rockers and a dedicated google assistant button these buttons offer good tactile feedback and are easy to reach overall.
The LG velvet is a thing of beauty with a polished and refined design it will definitely appeal to a lot of design affectionados and you must be curious and a little scared about the durability of the smartphone but rest assured that this smartphone is protected with ip68 dust and water resistance it is also compliant with the us military standard 810g to protect from accidental damage there is absolutely no compromise when it comes to the build quality of LG velvet the LG velvet offers a 6.8 inch curved p oled full vision display with a full HD plus resolution and 20.5 is to 9 aspect ratio.
Now because of this aspect ratio you get two benefits firstly you get to enjoy a cinematic experience while watching your favorite content and second is that you can easily reach the corners of the display that leads to a better single-handed operation the p-oled panel is a great choice by LG as you can enjoy rich colors and deep blacks for content creators it becomes convenient to preview their footage on the phone itself plus you also get support for widevine l1 which means that you can binge watch your favorite tv shows in the highest resolution on platforms like YouTube and Netflix.
You can further improve your viewing experience by turning on video enhancer mode in the display settings this p-oled display on the LG velvet gets really bright outdoors we did not face any issues in terms of sunlight legibility you also get the option for turning on the blue light filter in the settings there are tons of options for customizing the always-on display you can go with either an analog or a digital clock style you can choose to display an image or a gif of that same image you can further customize the accent color and also add your signature you also get the option to control music playback and access shortcuts for apps like notes wi-fi Bluetooth and more with just a tap on.
The display if you are an audiophile the LG velvet will not disappoint you it comes with a dual stereo speaker setup that features LG’s ai 3d engine technology when it comes to the audio LG smartphones have always been our weapon of choice and the same goes for LG velvet the audio output from the speakers is loud and clear with a good level of bass we could easily listen to crystal clear dialogue while watching movies and for a more personalized experience we made good use of the headphone jack the LG ai 3d engine will automatically detect and adapt to what you are listening to and will provide an immersive audio playback accordingly.
You can further choose between three different audio modes cinema music and voice we are very happy with the call quality as well the earpiece is loud and clear and we did not face any call drops the LG velvet supports dual 4g dual volt and wi-fi calling in terms of connectivity you get support for 5 gigahertz as well the LG velvet runs on the snapdragon 845 processor and with that you get 6 GB of lpddr4x ram coupled with 128 gigabytes of ufs 2.1 storage and guess what you can also expand the storage with the help of a dedicated micro SD card.
Because this phone comes with a hybrid sim tray so you never have to worry about storage coming to overall performance the LG velvet is a great daily driver you can use multiple apps without facing any lags the 6 GB ram handles all kind of demanding tasks with ease both moderate and heavy users will not face any issues the snapdragon 845 processor is also a great choice for gamers the device could easily handle graphically intensive games like call of duty and asphalt 9 and since PUBG mobile is expected to make a comeback in India.
You will be able to play that as well at the highest graphic settings in terms of software you get the LG ux 9 based on android 10 out of the box the overall look and feel of this custom skin has improved a lot along with features like dual apps you get all the proprietary android 10 features like dark mode gesture navigation and live caption the best part is that we haven’t come across even a single ad or unwanted notification on this device the LG velvet is compatible with the LG dual screen accessory which works like magic you can easily attach it with the LG velvet to enhance your multitasking experience and improve.
Your productivity there are a lot of scenarios when this dual screen accessory can prove to be extremely useful for starters you can both watch a video and take down your notes you can search for a location on chrome and open a google map for the directions at the same time the coolest part is that you can actually use this as a dual screen gamepad to level up your game play and knock out your opponents just open the game launcher and select LG gamepad to enable it.
You can choose the layout of your gamepad as per your comfort the 2.1 inch cover display will let you check your notifications and you can charge the dual screen accessory by connecting the magnetic attachment with the type c port of your charger in terms of optics the LG velvet is packed with an ultra high resolution 48 megapixel triple rear camera setup the main lens houses a 48 megapixel lens with a large f 1.8 aperture the second lens is an 8 megapixel ultra wide angle with 120 degree field of view and the third one is a 5 megapixel depth sensor for capturing portrait shots for selfies.
You get a 16 megapixel shooter with f 1.9 aperture before we talk about the image quality let’s first take a gander at this minimalistic raindrop camera design if you look closely you will notice that we just have the main lens with a slight camera bump the other two lenses are inside the glass cover this innovative camera array eliminates any sort of damage to the lenses plus the phone will not wobble too much while kept on a plain surface talking about the images the LG velvet is capable of capturing true to source colors and good level of details in every situation.
Once you switch on the 48 megapixel mode you can capture images that are totally worth getting printed and framed the ultra wide shots are also quite impressive the wide field of view lets you capture a lot of area in your images when the sun goes down you can switch on the night view mode and capture every detail in terms of video you can shoot at a glorious 4k ultra HD resolution for content creators you get the options like shooting videos in asmr mode ultra steady mode and 4k time lapse.
The selfies are equally amazing with natural facial tones and lots of facial details and guys finally we have the high capacity 4300 MAH battery that can easily last for an entire day for every user you can shoot edit call play games and multitask with peace of mind there is a 15 watt fast charger in the box that can quickly refuel the battery so guys this is the LG velvet a stylish dual multitasker which is available at a starting price of just 36,990 and you can get the LG velvet dual screen combo which is priced at just 49,990 rupees. this device is available on flipkart LG.com and at LG retail stores we are very happy with this device it’s a very innovative smartphone.