LG appears to have a new phone in the works, sporting a 5.7 inch QHD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. But it’s not those features which make the LG V10 interesting.

Evan Blass says¬†that the phone, first spotted at the Chinese TENAA website, appears to have a secondary screen above the top of the 5.7 inch display. The small screen could be a “ticker,” which can display notifications or other content even when the primary display is off.

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This wouldn’t be the first phone with this type of extra display: Engadget notes that in 2010 Samsung launched an Android phone called the Samsung Continuum with a similar feature.

Of course phone hardware (and software) has come a long way since 2010, and the LG V10 is expected to be a lot more powerful (and a lot bigger) than the Samsung Continuum.

Blass says specs for the new LG phone¬†should include 3GB of RAM, a 2560 x 1440 pixel display, a 16MP rear camera, and a 5MP front-facing camera. There’s also a fingerprint scanner on the back of the phone.

 

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