New LG V20 Smartphone will have 32 bit Quad DAC chip

LG confirmed today that new LG V20 smartphone, which is rumored to be revealed on September 6 th, will have a 32-bit Quad DAC audio chip. With this LG would make the device the first smartphone to feature such a technology. Digital to analog converter (DAC) helps digital files to be transformed to analog so that they can be heard by the user.

LG corp. said that when using wired headphones, the Quad DAC feature

“delivers a crisp and thoroughly clean sound that comes closest to a live p

erformance.

” Compared to a standard DAC, the Quad DAC chip to be employed by the LG V20 will produce 50% less ambient noise. The organization that is producing this part for the LG V20 is ESS Technology, the same firm that supplied the 32-bit Hi-Fi DAC used in the LG V10. LG says that the 32-bit Quad

DAC is the “lynchpin” of the many multimedia amenities that will be found on the LG V20.

“As smartphones mature, we’re seeing more and more customers looking from just fast processors and big displays in their devices. Higher high quality audio is simply the natural evolution of the smartphone, as the field actions toward a more holistic multimedia consumption experience. We’re pleased to continue this long-term partnership with ESS and bring best in class audio to L

G V20 users”-Juno Cho, leader LG Electronics and Mobile Communications Company

The current rumored specs for the LG V20 include a 5.7-inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. There will be a secondary screen like the one found on the LG V10. The Snapdragon 820 SoC will power the handset, carrying a quad-core CPU and the Adreno 530 GPU. 4GB of RAM is within the and a 21MP camera will grace the back of the unit. There will be a dual camera setup in front, similar to the selfie snappers on the predecessor. Android 7.0 will be pre-installed.

source: LG