LG has revealed its newest flagship smartphone of the year, the LG V20, which will be packed with high-end specs. The mobile phone will hit the shelves on Sept. 29 in South Korea but an exact U.S. release date remains unknown.

The company unveiled the specs and features of the LG V20 at its launch event, and here's what experts have to say about the next-gen smartphone.

The LG V20 has a new "visually appealing" design, and David Ruddock of AndroidPolice compares it to the LG G5.

"The V20's chin gently slopes downward, symmetrical with a second chin above the display ... that houses the earpiece speaker. This gives the phone an altogether more balanced and visually appealing look, at least for me. Gone is the 'waterfall' curved glass of the G5, too. LG has also nixed the polished aluminum chamfer around the back and flattened out the area around the fingerprint scanner (the G5's is raised)," says Ruddock.

Some reviewers find the wide-angle camera very useful.

"There are a lot of narrow alleys in Hong Kong with graffiti, and the wide-angle shooter (which shoots at 135 degrees) lets me capture the whole piece of art in ways other phones simply cannot (because there's no room to back up in an alley)," says Ben Sin of Forbes.

The screen, the secondary screen, processor and other specs are appreciated by reviewers.

"It features a 5.7-inch QHD display (2560 x 1440 / 513ppi) and plenty of power thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB of RAM. The trademark secondary IPS Quantum display at the top of the device is (160 x 1040 / 513ppi) and now has 50 per cent larger font than the LG V10, while LG has doubled the brightness," says Chris Smith of TrustedReviews.

The LG V20 will be the first non-Nexus phone to offer Android 7.0 Nougat experience to users.

"We didn't have much time to dig in too much within the Nougat-y experience, but it's more or less just as it is on a Nexus 6P: fast, with a relatively unobtrusive interface from LG," says Cameron Faulkner of TechRadar.

The audio capabilities of the LG V20 could attract audiophiles.

"The LG V20 is an exploration into the future of smartphone multimedia. It's a pocket music studio too. Its mics can record the loudest rock concert with perfect clarity - 24-bit/192kHZ FLAC audio. Playback is stellar too, it can drive studio-quality high impedance headphones with its four DACs," says the GSMArena Team.

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