When the brand new LG Velvet phone was launched by way of Facebook Live last week, it was hyped as “the best phone on the market” by a pair of influencers roped in to wow the phone’s target audience. And for the viewers, namely the lots who would flock to Facebook for a product launch, that could be true.
LG Velvet smartphone runs on Android v10 (Q) operating system. The phone is powered by Octa-core (2.4 GHz, Single core, Kryo 475 + 2.2 GHz, Single core, Kryo 475 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 475) processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Chipset. It has 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
Daily gross sales of LG Velvet averaged 2,000 in the primary two weeks of July, up 33 per cent from the earlier month, in line with LG Electronics and telecom industry sources on Tuesday.
LG Velvet is the electronics giant’s newest flagship smartphone for the mass market. It was launched in Korea on May 15, with international rollout adopted shortly afterwards.
LG Velvet has bucked the standard tend of waning gross sales in later months as demand has only grown recently.
“The rebound in LG Velvet gross sales owes to word-of-mouth advertising and marketing, with prospects commenting favourably on the handset’s high quality,” mentioned an LG Electronics official.
The Velvet is LG’s sign that it is heading in direction of one other, extra affordable however thoughtful direction. But the corporate ought to go even additional. After spending time with the Velvet, I might nonetheless choose one thing just like the 717″>OnePlus 8.
While it would not have a headphone jack or work with a secondary display accent just like the Velvet, it does have a great digicam, a silky-smooth display with a higher refresh fee and an extra highly effective processor.
LG Velvet has an excessive retail price of 899,800 received ($750) in Korea. But wi-fi carriers’ subsidies of as much as 500,000 received have made the premium phone extra affordable and helped boost sales.