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LG had been teasing the “Velvet” for several weeks now, trickle-feeding information about the company’s new premium level smartphone. Today, the company officially launches the device in Korea, fully revealing the specifications of the device as well as its pricing. The LG Velvet isn’t a “true flagship” as it positions itself just one tier below that, featuring a Snapdragon 765 SoC as well as a lesser camera configuration. Where it does stand out is in the design – whilst some might criticise as “standard”, it’s probably LG’s best-looking phone in years. All whilst maintaining a reasonable price tag of around 670 USD. LG Velvet V60 SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 1x Kryo 475 Prime (CA76) @ 2.3GHz 1x Kryo 475 Gold (CA76) @ 2.2GHz 6x Kryo 475 Silver (CA55) @ 1.8GHz GPU Adreno 620 DRAM 8 GB Storage 128 GB UFS...

LG Teases "Velvet" Phone with Snapdragon 765

We’ve already been quite surprised by the fact that to date LG still hasn’t talked much about a successor to the G8. Last year, LG had explained that going...

25 by Andrei Frumusanu on 4/21/2020

LG’s V60 ThinkQ 5G Debuts: 6.8-Inch Display, Snapdragon 865, 8 GB RAM

Although Mobile World Congress has been cancelled, companies still have their product cycles and have to reveal new devices ahead of launch in the coming months. LG today announced...

25 by Anton Shilov on 2/26/2020

CES 2020: LG’s New 8K TVs Use α9 Gen 3 SoC with AV1 Decoding & AI Support

Modern smart televisions do much more than just display broadcasted programs, so these days TV makers need to equip them with powerful applications processors to decode HD and Ultra-HD...

19 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2020

32-Inch G-Sync Ultimate Monitors w/1152 Zone Mini-LED Inbound, & LG 2020 OLED G-Sync Compatibile Too

Following yesterday’s announcement of the first 360Hz G-Sync monitor, the ASUS ROG Swift 360, this morning NVIDIA is announcing some updates in the high-end HDR portion of the market...

14 by Ryan Smith on 1/6/2020

LG at CES 2020: LG's Press Conference Live Blog 8:00AM PT

Hello everyone. We're here at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, starting off the press event Monday with LG's conference. We're expected to hear the newest from LG's consumer electronics...

13 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/6/2020

AnandTech Year In Review 2019: Flagship Mobile

2019 is coming to an end, and it’s time again to look back at what the industry has brought us. This year, we saw a lot of hardware improvements...

54 by Andrei Frumusanu on 12/26/2019

Japan Partly Removes Restrictions on Photoresists Exports to South Korea

Marking a thawing of relations between the Japanese and South Korean governments, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has partially removed export restrictions on photoresists to...

16 by Anton Shilov on 12/23/2019

LG Reveals 31.5-Inch UltraFine Ergo 4K Monitor with Ergonomic Arm

LG has announced its new 31.5-inch UltraFine Ergo 4K display, the largest in the UltraFine family to date. Living up to its name, the Ergo monitor has an innovative...

15 by Anton Shilov on 12/20/2019

LG Updates Ultralight Gram Laptops & Convertible: Ice Lake Inside

Along with their flagship 17-inch model, LG this week has also given its 14 and 15.6-inch LG gram laptops an Ice Lake upgrade. The updated machines pair Intel’s Ice...

19 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2019

LG’s Lightweight Gram 17-Inch Laptop Gets Intel’s Ice Lake CPU

Thin-and-light notebooks with a 17-inch display are rather rare, as most 17-inch laptops are intended to be high performance desktop replacement-class machines. LG’s gram 17 has been a stand-out...

32 by Anton Shilov on 12/12/2019

LG Unveils 43UN700 Monitor: 42.5-Inch 4K w/ HDR10 for Work & Gaming

When LG introduced its 43UD79 monitor over two years ago, it quickly gained popularity both among gamers and among office workers mainly due to its combination of size, connectivity...

34 by Anton Shilov on 11/11/2019

LG’s E9, C9 & B9 OLED TVs to Get NVIDIA G-Sync via Firmware Update

Back in September, LG and NVIDIA teamed up to enable G-Sync variable refresh rate support on select OLED televisions. Starting this week and before the end of the year...

37 by Anton Shilov on 11/1/2019

IDC PC Monitor Trends: IPS and 21.5-Inch Most Popular, Curved Displays Get Traction

Sales of large displays and/or gaming displays have been increasing in the past few years, but recently monitor manufacturers have also rolled-out oversized displays and curved LCDs for their...

29 by Anton Shilov on 10/3/2019

MSI’s Prestige PC341WU 5K 34-Inch Professional Monitor Now Available

MSI entered the display market just a couple of years ago, and relatively rare for the the commodity-driven monitor market, MSI has opted to spend a good deal of...

9 by Anton Shilov on 9/12/2019

Need for Speed: The LG UltraGear (27GN750) 240 Hz IPS Monitor with G-Sync

LG has expanded its family of UltraGear displays aimed at hardcore and esports gamers. The newest model, the UltraGear 27GN750, supports a 240 Hz maximum refresh rate as well...

26 by Anton Shilov on 9/11/2019

LG's New 55+ inch OLED Plant in China Opens: Over 1m+ per Year

LG Display this month started production at its 8.5th Generation OLED manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China. When fully ramped, total capacity of the factory will be 90,000 substrates per...

81 by Anton Shilov on 8/31/2019

Japan’s Ministry Approves Shipments of Industrial Chemicals to South Korea

Amidst the ongoing trade conflict between Japan and South Korea, there is some good news to close the week out. The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2019

LG Unveils New UltraFine 4K & 5K Monitors: Now with iPad Pro Support

LG has updated its UltraFine lineup of displays, which are aimed especially at computers made by Apple. The entry-level UltraFine 4K has received a larger screen, whereas the more...

20 by Anton Shilov on 8/1/2019

LG Display & SK Hynix Looking to Diversify Industrial Suppliers as Row with Japan Intensifies

South Korean electronics companies reaffirmed this week that production of computer memory and displays could be disrupted because of ongoing trade dispute between the country and Japan. Both SK...

8 by Anton Shilov on 7/26/2019

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