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LG V10 shows off two front-facing cameras and screens (pictures)

A secondary screen keeps you posted with alerts and shortcuts, and two front-facing cameras tempt your selfie sensibilities.

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LG's most advanced phone

The LG V10 has a 5.7-inch display and metal rim.

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Rear controls

Rear-seated controls turn the phone on and off.

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Opal blue

Here it is in the light blue shade.

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Duraskin

A silicone coating helps resist abrasions.

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Fingerprint reader

Scan your bio-credentials on the power button.

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Dual selfie cameras

Both shoot 5-megapixel images, but one is wider-angle to gather up your group.

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Navigation

Capacitive buttons take you back, home and task-switch.

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Bottom edge

Charge your phone here.

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No-slip backing

The textured backing comes in white, blue and black.

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Native camera tools

Let's take a look at the native camera app.

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Share and share alike

As soon as you're done shooting, a button prompts you to share your memory.

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Sharing is caring

The list expands to include a range of services, including apps, email and Bluetooth.

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New controls

New here is manual mode, which contains finer controls for white balance and focus.

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Selfie central

You'll be able to pick which of the two selfie cams to use.

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Three's a (good) crowd

Three stills and videos go into this sort of auto-collage.

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Video tools

Neat! LG added a meter for viewing audio levels while recording video.

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Image quality

This test photo looks nice from the V10's 13-megapixel camera.

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Second screen

Now let's take a look at the slim secondary screen at the phone's upper edge.

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Slim shade-y

It sits in the black bar up top.

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Screen off

When the screen is off, you can still see the date, time and icons for awaiting messages.

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Extra tools

Swipe to access a few more tools, like the flashlight and camera.

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Shortcuts

No matter which screen you're on, you can open favorite apps through these shortcuts.

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Personalization is key

Personalize and manage your apps through this menu.

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Settings menu

One way to open settings? Just a tap.

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Easy deleting

Drag and drop to remove icons from this bar as well.

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Closer look

Here's another look.

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Get friends

You can also add shortcuts to people.

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Long lists

Add from your address book.

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Icons

Look at the top strip and you can see icons for your friends.

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Calendar view

If you have upcoming events, you can swipe the screen up top to see them.

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Open sesame

Snap open your organizer from the second screen.

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Stainless steel

Back to the V10's look, you can see the metal rim. It isn't aluminum like most; it's stainless steel.

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Smurftastic

I'm digging this different shade of blue, which you don't see often.

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Cover it up

This cover makes use of the phone's second screen.

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See what you need to see

Here's a closer peek at what you can peek.

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Front and back

This case sandwiches the V10.

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Peekaboo

Blue phone, white case.

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Specs and more!

Learn all there is to know about the LG V10 here.

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