Tag Archive: Velvet


AC Podcast 473: Crrowd; Best-selling smartphones; LG Velvet

Marton Barcza is here to talk about his new app, Crrowd. It’s a community for crowd-sourced tech reviews and questions you might have about a gadget. He also chats with Daniel and Jerry about the best selling Android phones and why they aren’t necessarily the ones that get the most press coverage.

They discuss what it will take for MediaTek to rise up as a true competitor to Qualcomm, a delay of the next Android 11 public beta,  [Read More…]

LG Velvet is now official with Snapdragon 765 SoC, 48MP triple-camera setup

Sadly, there is no word on global availability yet.

What you need to know The mid-range LG Velvet is now official. It comes with a 6.8-inch OLED display and runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chipset. The phone is now available from all major carriers in South Korea for KRW 899,800 ($ 734).

LG today formally launched its mid-range Velvet smartphone in South Korea. As revealed by the company last month, the Velvet is the first phone use  [Read More…]

Here’s everything you need to know about the LG Velvet (aka the LG G9)

Here’s what to expect from the LG G9 by a different name.

With so many phones that are released during a given year, it only makes sense for some of them to slip between the cracks. Other companies gets fiercer, prices get more competitive, and those that aren’t truly amazing often get left to the wayside.

Unfortunately, that seems to have been the case for LG for the last few years. The company makes solid devices, but  [Read More…]

LG confirms key specs of its Velvet smartphone ahead of May 7 launch

The phone is set to make its global debut at an online launch event on May 7.

What you need to know LG has officially revealed the Velvet ahead of its May 7 launch. It features a 6.8-inch Cinema FullVision display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chipset. The smartphone will go on sale in South Korea starting May 15.

LG had announced last week that it will be taking the wraps off its new Velvet smartphone at an  [Read More…]

LG’s ‘high-end’ Velvet smartphone will debut at an online event on May 7

Velvet will be the first LG phone to feature the company’s new minimalistic design language.

What you need to know LG will be taking the wraps off its new Velvet smartphone at an online event on May 7. The phone will come with an all-new design with a “Raindrop” rear camera setup. It is expected to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset and 5G connectivity.

LG recently showed off the design of its upcoming Velvet smartphone, which is  [Read More…]

LG’s sleek video teaser shows off new Velvet design

A sleeker LG than what we’ve seen in the past.

What you need to know LG’s upcoming new Velvet debuts in its first video teaser. The teaser highlights its arc glass, raindrop camera, and natural design. The Velvet is expected to be LG’s followup to the G8, debuting under a new brand.

LG today showed off more of what its upcoming Velvet flagship is supposed to look like. While it’s doesn’t show off a lot more than  [Read More…]

LG to revamp its smartphone lineup with upcoming ‘Velvet’ flagship

This is, seemingly, the first in a “new product roadmap.”

What you need to know LG has revealed the name of its upcoming flagship. The phone will be called ‘Velvet,’ as the company ditches its numbered naming scheme. It’ll also feature a unique, ‘raindrop’ camera design.

After years of mostly being content with spitting out one midrange phone after another — even if they are consistently ranked as the best of the bunch — LG is finally  [Read More…]