LG Wing with a hidden second screen, Snapdragon 765G launched: price, specifications

LG Wing comes with a unique swivel screen and a hinge mechanism that has been tested for 200,000 swivels.

Highlights
  • LG Wing is a unique dual-screen smartphone
  • It features a Swivel Mode that rotates the primary screen to show a 3.9-inch secondary screen
  • LG Wing specs include Snapdragon 765G SoC and 64MP quad cameras

LG Wing has been announced as a unique dual-screen phone under the company’s new Explorer Project. It comes with a 6.8-inch pOLED FullVision primary display and a 3.9-inch secondary screen that sits behind the main screen. The second screen shows up after enabling the Swivel Mode, which rotates the main display 90-degrees in landscape mode. This essentially allows the user to use both the screens of the LG Wing in new ways. LG says the hinge mechanism has been tested for 200,000 swivels. Key specifications of LG Wing include Snapdragon 765G SoC, 64MP quad-cameras, and 32MP selfie snapper. The phone will be available in South Korea from October and eventually in North America and Europe. The pricing details aren’t revealed just yet.

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LG Wing specifications

LG Wing sports a 6.8-inch full HD+ pOLED display with 20:5:9 aspect ratio and 1,080 x 2,440 pixels resolution. There is a 3.9-inch G-OLED second screen with 1,240 X 1,080 pixels resolution. It powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC coupled with Adreno 620 GPU, 8GB RAM, and either 128GB or 256GB storage options that are further expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. The phone runs on Android 10 OS with LG’s custom skin. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and USB Type-C port.

In terms of optics, the LG Wing has a triple camera setup at the back consisting of a 64MP primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 117-degree field of view and OIS, and a 12MP ultra-wide Gimbal mode camera with a 120-degree view. There is a 32MP sensor on the front for selfies and video chats and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. The phone packs a 4,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging and 10w wireless charging support. The LG Wing is MIL-STD 810G compliant and IP54 water and dust resistant. It measures 169.5 x 74.5 x 10.9 mm and weighs 260 grams.

LG Wing

The LG Wing comes with a Multi App feature that allows users to create shortcuts for two apps they use frequently. The Swivel mode is useful especially when driving, allowing users to follow map directions on the Main Screen while using the second screen for calls. There is Grip Lock that displays information such as time and date on the second screen. The company has partnered with YouTube and comes pre-installed with the NAVER Whale browser, meaning while the video plays on the main screen, the second display surfaces comments or the search bar.