LG Velvet smartphone with Wacom stylus support officially announced

May 7, 2020

Last month, LG announced its plan to introduce a new minimalistic design language for its upcoming Velvet smartphone. The company also showcased the design of the smartphone in late April, giving us a closer look at what the upcoming smartphone looks like.

The LG Velvet features a what it calls a ‘3D arc design’ and has a Waterdrop Camera design at the back. It also features a 6.8-inch Cinema FullVision display with an aspect ratio of 20.5: 9. The smartphone is equipped with a Snapdragon 765 5G processor and is powered by a 4,300mAh battery.

Talking about the camera, LG Velvet packs 48MP (Main) + 8MP (ultra wide) + and 5MP (depth) camera setup organized in such a way that it resembles the falling raindrops. The smartphone also has support for features like Time Lapse and Voice Out Focus. The smartphone is capable of capturing photos at low light, thanks to the quad binning technology, which essentially combines 4 pixels into a single picture in a low-light environment.

Today, LG officially launched the Velvet smartphone in South Korea and revealed some more features of this device. Read about it below.

  • LG Velvet will come with Wacom stylus support.
  • Wacom Stylus will support 4096 pressure levels and the pre-installed Nebo app will allow you to convert your handwritten notes into digital text.
  • The device comes with IP68-level water resistance.
  • ASMR recording allows users to record even the smallest sounds such as “sound of ‘sizzling’ meat grilling or a ‘crispy’ cookie.

The LG Velvet costs 899,800 won (around $700) in South Korea and it is now available for pre-order.

Source: LG

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