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LG Velvet
LG Velvet
LG Velvet
LG Velvet

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The LG Velvet currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 49 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
48+ MP, f/1.8
48+ MP, f/1.8
4300 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Overall, this is just a pleasant device to use. The camera does a great job of taking excellent pictures with minimum effort. Really, it just checks the right boxes, with a stylish design that comes in sexy colors, excellent performance for the price, and more.

- Rich Woods, Neowin
Gadgets Now
Gadgets Now

If you are a heavy user and really want to an extra screen with your smartphone, then LG Velvet is the smartphone for you. Else, there are other good options available.

- Shaurya Shubham, Gadgets Now
Gadgets 360
Gadgets 360

While LG's idea of a foldable smartphone is cost-effective, it does not have the same wow factor as true foldable phones such as the Samsung Galaxy Fold. It will appeal mainly to multitaskers who should be able to take advantage of the dual display setup. The USP of the LG Velvet is its dual-screen...

- Aditya Shenoy, Gadgets 360

LG isn’t hitting really hard with specs, but there are things that Velvet does really well. The HDR display is awesome, the design is thoroughly premium, and the stereo speakers are loud and clear. Also, LG has eliminated many small and big peeve points we had with the LG G8x Thinq’s dual-screen exp...

- Deepak Singh, Smartprix
The Indian Express
The Indian Express

The Velvet on its own is a good phone, but one that will have to compete with the likes of the Oneplus 8 and Samsung  mid-range phones. So buy this primarily because you want to explore a second screen at some point. The phone will not disappoint you and will certainly make you the center of attenti...

- Nandagopal Rajan, The Indian Express

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the LG Velvet user manual here.

LG backs up the Velvet with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Velvet has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact LG support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find LG's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The LG Velvet's screen size is 6.8 inches with 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution.

2.4 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm) Octa-core 2.4 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 (Update Available: 11) operating system (OS).

48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4300 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 1493 minutes, 739 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

LG Velvet Specs

Release Date May 15, 2020
Regions Available USA, Canada
Operating System Android 10 (Update Available: 11)

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Processor Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm) Octa-core 2.4 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 6/8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.551 W/kg
Body: 1.531 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.2, Ultra-wide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, F2.4, Depth), HDR, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F1.9
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology P-OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels
Pixel Density 395 pixels
Size 6.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, In-screen fingerprint
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 937 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 739 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1493 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Aurora White, Aurora Green, Aurora Gray, Aurora Silver, Illusion sunset, New Black, Aurora Red, Aurora Green
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.72 x 7.4 x 0.79 cm (6.6 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 180 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): LG LM-G900EM, LM-G900N
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