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LG launches ultra-premium smartphone line with 5.7-inch V10The V10 is equipped with steel railings on its edges, two front-facing cameras, and a secondary display for your favorite apps and contacts.
[MUSIC] Equipped with a fingerprint scanner, two front facing cameras, and a smaller secondary display, LG is pulling out the stops for its new high end V10 handset. For one thing, it sports a lux design. stainless steel runs along the left and right sides of the edges and there are metallic accents around the speaker grill and camera lens. The device has a 4.7 inch 14 40 p display with a smaller 2.1 inch display on top. Here you can swipe through recent and favorite apps. Music controls, you favorite contacts, and your calendar. When the main display is off, the secondary screen can still display the date, time, and weather info. The phone is powered by a 6 core 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 processor from Qualcomm. And a removable 3-amp battery During our battery drain test for continuous video playback, it lasted a decent 10 and a half hours. The V10 also has four gigs of ram, 64 gigs of internal storage and the option to expand up to 2TB. On the back are the control buttons, with the power key doubling as a fingerprint sensor, which you can use to unlock your device. Now LG packed the V10 with tons of camera and video features. The rear 16-megapixel camera can record 4K video. And puts together photo collages quickly. You can shoot timelock and slo-mo videos. As well as stitch together several three-second videos to make a larger 60-second supercut video. For photo and video enthusiasts, the camera also has manual mode for taking pictures and shooting videos. This gives you more control over things like white balance, shutter speed and even the direction of where you want to record audio. On the front is a dual five mega pixel camera that includes a standard angle lens and another wide angle lens that captures more space within a frame. The phone has already launched in Korea, and will head to the United States, along with other countries. In the US it's available on AT&T and T-Mobile for $700 and $600 without a contract, respectively, as well as Verizon Wireless. Again, you've been checking out the LG V10, and for more information, head to our full review at CNET.com. [MUSIC]