Towards the end of 2015, rumours about the display-within-display and a metal body began to do the rounds for the LG G5.
Soon enough renders began to surface suggesting that the handset may well sport an all-metal body. However, details surrounding the display-within-display feature were shrouded in mystery. Recently, popular leakster Evan Blass shared on his Twitter handle that the G5 indeed has a “secondary screen.”
Finally saw the G5; secondary screen confirmed.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 16, 2016
However, the mystery over what exactly is the “secondary screen” still continues.
As shared by Phone Arena, during the announcement of the LG G5 Quick Cover case, the company stated “LG’s signature “second screen” Always-on-Display, rumored to be a feature in the highly anticipated LG G5, allows users to check the time, date and notifications, all with the Quick Cover closed. Complementing the look and feel of the forthcoming LG G5, the new LG Quick Cover incorporates a unique film with a glossy metallic finish to enhance the smooth and luxurious look and feel of the cover.”
And the company putting quotes around “second screen” suggests that it may not actually be a second screen. It appears that the “second screen” Always-on-Display could just be the section revealing all the notification icons, while the entire display stays dimmed, something similar to what fans may have seen on Android watches.
Earlier reports have suggested that the display-within-display or the “second-screen” feature could be what fans have already seen on the LG V10.
Tech aficionados may have to be on a look out during the D-day, as to what this particular feature is all about. As for the other details, numerous leaks and speculations have given a more or less a clear picture of the LG G5.
LG is expected to announce the flagship on Sunday February 21 at the Mobile World Congress 2016. Stay tuned for all the updates when the D-day arrives.