LG K20 V (LG-VS501) coming to Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless will release the LG K10 2017 as the LG K20 V.

A new LG phone carrying the model number LG VS501 which received the Bleutooth SIG certification was spotted again on Google play website.

The new LG VS501 for verzion Wireless  is officially named as “LG k20 V” in the list Of devices that support Google Play.

It is reported that the LG VS501 is the budget LG K8 2017 for Verizon Wireless. But, According to our tipster, The LG VS501 is not the LG K8 2017.

K 20 V for Verizon
LG VS501 – K 20 V for Verizon

As you can see from above screen shot, The LG VS501’s device name is LV517, and its Marketing name is K20 V.   The LG MS501 and LG TP260 are exactly same device. The LG TP260 has been spotted on LG USA website as LG X400,  while the LG M250N (X400) has been available for a while as LG K10 2017 in European Countries. So the LG VS501 is indeed a LG K10 2017 variant for Verzion Wireless

LG K10 2017 M250N
lg k10 2017 x400

Early rumors suggest that T-Mobile to launch the LG K10 (2017) as LG K20 Plus.  Now we are pretty sure that the LG TP260 is LG K20 plus for T-mobile and the LG MP260 is LG K20 plus for MetroPCS.  Both LG K20V and LG K20 Plus are the LG K10 2017 variants for the U.S. market.   The device will also be available from Tracfone, net10 and Straight Talk, But the carrier will change its name to LG Grace L59BL.

The new K20V smart phone is equipped with a 5.3-inch HD with IPS In-Cell Touch Screen display. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the Box. Powered by a 1.4 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon SM8917 processor, The Phone also comes with a fingerprint scanner. other specs of the device includes 2GB of RAM, 16/32 GB of storage, 13 magapixel main shooter, 5 MP wide-angle front-facing camera and 2,800mAh removable battery.

The European version of the LG K10 2017 has already received a new software update since its initial release. The phone supports FOTA update only in the European Countries, It seems that LG will not release any free kdz firmware for the LG K10 2017 models.  If the Verizon LG K20 V supports FOTA software update only, it means that You can not download any free kdz firmware for the phone. So DO NOT root or modify the OS on the LG K20 V if you do not have the stock kdz firmware for the phone.

Verizon Wireless has not yet announced the pricing and availability of the LG K20 V.  For your information, The European version of the device has been priced at € 199,90,Maybe Verizon will put a cheap price tag on it.