LG is preparing to launch a new phone and brand on Thursday. It's called the LGand the company says the phone is as smooth and soft as that name suggests. With the Velvet launch, LG is effectively slipping its G-series after eight generations
The South Korean electronics giant has revealed almost everything about the Velvet prior to its launch, but has not yet shared information on pricing or international availability.
When will the LG be launched?
Date: The launch will take place on May 6 or 7, depending on your time zone.
- 6:00 PM. PT on Wednesday May 6
- 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday May 6
- 2:00 AM UK on Thursday May 7
How can I watch the launch live?
LG has not shared further details on what to expect from the launch, but you can follow along on the company's Facebook account and YouTube channel.
What do we know about LG announcements so far?
LG has been teasing us with hints about the Velvet phone for weeks, so we have a good idea of what to expect from the phone. In the teaser video above, you can see the phone comes in four metallic colors and what LG calls a "raindrop" camera system.
The company has also revealed that the three-camera setup on the back of the phone includes a 48-8 and 5-megapixel shooter. The Velvet also has a curved 6.8-inch curved screen and houses a Qualcomm 765 5G chipset instead of the more expensive 865.
Other confirmed features include a 4,300 mAh battery, stereo speakers and AI-enhanced sound, what LG says can find the ideal sound quality for the content you are listening to. The phone supports LG's Dual Screen ̵
The Velvet is expected to hit stores in South Korean on May 15. As mentioned above, there is no indication of any international launch or release yet.