The LG Velvet didn’t revitalize the corporate’s smartphone enterprise because it had hoped. It was one expensive mid-ranger with a neat design, although nothing jaw dropping. The corporate is no longer making phones, however right here’s a have a look at what might have been if it had caught round lengthy sufficient to introduce the second technology of Velvet.
Advertising supplies have been tweeted out by leakster @FrontTron, who additionally added useful translations. This might have been a correct flagship with a Snapdragon 888 chipset, as an alternative of puttering together with a 765G just like the Velvet 5G did (or dusting off the outdated 845 chip just like the 4G Velvet).
We’ve seen “port-less phones earlier than, at the least prototypes of such gadgets, nevertheless, they appeared like a step too far.
LG was going to try one thing extra affordable (but nonetheless fairly daring) with the Velvet 2 Professional – a key-less design. The design isn’t utterly “hole-less”, by the way in which, the underside facet homes a USB-C port and a loudspeaker grille.
The digicam division appears attention-grabbing too, the principle module was designed round a 64MP Sony sensor with omni-directional part detection autofocus and optical picture stabilization (OIS). The spec sheet additionally features a 12MP extremely huge digicam and an 8MP telephoto cam with 3x magnification (30x with digital zoom). The advertising supplies communicate of 240 fps slow-motion movies from the extremely huge digicam and one thing a few gimbal.
That digicam would, in fact, have been paired with a good-quality display – a 6.8” P-OLED with 1080p+ decision, 120 Hz refresh price and autofocus. The perimeters of the show are curved symmetrically with the rear glass panel, forming a easy transition from entrance to again. The cellphone measures a slender 7.5 mm thick and homes a comparatively small 4,500 mAh battery.
A couple of thousand LG Velvet 2 Professional items have been manufactured, these have been sold off to workers as keepsakes. Customers at giant will in all probability by no means see one within the flesh.