Unlocked LG V20 coming in November

LG’s premium smartphone, the V20 is already available for purchase in the States, but there’s a caveat. Interested customers can only pick it up from carriers including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular.

This means the LG V20 comes with a locked bootloader – not something a lot of customers resonate with. But luckily, the V20 will soon be available in its unlocked form via retailers like B&H and Newegg.

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The phone is already available for pre-order on both websites. In B&H’s case, the phone might be ready to be shipped out as soon as next week. However if you want to get the phone from Newegg you will have to wait a while longer. Initially the retailer announced a November 11 launch, but due to a shipment schedule delay the release has been moved to November 24.

LG’s latest V20 is a pretty capable phone, spec-wise and can be considered a pretty nice Galaxy Note7 replacement. The phone arrives with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with 2560 x 1440 resolution.

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The device takes advantage of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 in combination with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage (expandable up to 2TB via microSD card slot).

The LG V20 boasts a dual camera setup with 16MP+8MP rear cameras and a 5MP selfie shooter. The phablet is kept alive by a removable 3,200 mAh battery. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and you can get it unlocked for $799.

At Newgg the phone will be available in Titan and Silver from the get-go. At B&H, users will be able to get the Titan version at the beginning of November, while the Silver version will arrive towards the end.

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