Although new smartphones keep getting greater and feature-rich specs, product design is rather what has become recurring and tiresome in recent times. Candybar has turn into a standard design template for making phones excluding a few ones that turn up just the once in a while. LG is the latest OEM to endeavor to offer something that is not simply diverse in terms of design but is as well efficient at the same time.
The LG Wing is basically a dual-display smartphone although with a twirling mechanism that makes it exceptional. It is like the classic LG VX9400 feature phone launched years ago, as well as famous for making an appearance in Iron Man (2008). The Wing comes with a 6.8-inch Full HD+ (2460 x 1080 pixels) P-OLED FullVision primary display with a 20.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone seems similar to a standard Candybar-styled phone in default form i.e. Basic Mode but this main display can be twirled at 90-degrees to picture a derived display.
This subsequent display is a 3.9-inch G-OLED section with 1240 x 1080 pixels motion and a 1.15:1 aspect ratio. This second form of action is officially known as the Swivel Mode and the phone form seems to resemble “T”. This is what makes the Wing different from the competition and also opens the doors to numerous multi-tasking opportunities and user functionalities like never before.
This special mode can be used for normal affairs by means of two special applications in the same instance. For example, watching YouTube on the upper display and chatting with somebody on the secondary display. It can as well be used for a single app but to execute diverse actions like reading YouTube comments or browsing other suggested videos to choose what to watch after that. It can also be helpful for navigation apps while driving as the major display will demonstrate the navigation things in detail whilst the secondary display useful for controlling music, accepting/declining incoming calls, and more.
Below the hood, the LG Wing features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor and 5G connectivity. It is accessible with a single 8GB RAM variants but 128GB and 256GB onboard storage options. There is microSD card support which can be increased to 2TB on both these models. It is powered by a 4,000mAh battery and it will be operating on Android 10 when it launches.
In the camera division, there is a triple back camera setup featuring a 64-megapixel main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/1.9 aperture, and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle Big Pixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The front camera is a single 32-megapixel sensor with an f/1.9 aperture and pop-up mechanism. There is a unique Dual Recording mode that allows users to record from both front and back cameras at the same time. It looks to be specially designed for vloggers and YouTubers.
LG is also touting a new camera trait named Gimbal Motion Camera which is alleged to be a smartphone initially. It is a mode where the primary display work as the viewfinder in swivel mode and the secondary display section is similar to the Gimbal grip. The second display additionally shows a variety of controls for enhancing the video recording experience.
Another significant feature of the phone consist of an in-display fingerprint scanner, IP54 certification for water and dust resistance, LG 3D sound engine, wireless charging, MIL-STD 810G rated for durability, LG Pay, and Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging.
The LG Wing price has not been exposed so far and is likely to be announced around the time it will go on sale. It will appear first on Verizon in the United States followed by AT&T and T-Mobile. Additionally, take note that LG will launch the phone first in its home market South Korea then it will spread out to North America and Europe. No launch date has been confirmed currently.
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