LG V30 Specs & Price
Six Months after it unveiled its Flagship G6 , LG mobile has now announced its 2017 second flagship phone , successor to the LG V20 and the third member of its Flagship V series – LG V30. As expected the LG V30 packs a whole lots of exciting features which will make it compete with the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , upcoming iphone 8 , upcoming Google Pixels 2 and more . Among the many new features of the Flagship LG V30 is an OLED FullVision display, upgraded camera capabilities, and premium sound with advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC tuned by B&O PLAY.
LG V30 : Designs & Display
Unlike the LG V20 & V10 whose focus were majorly on display , the latest LG V30 is clearly focusing on design as one of its top priority .The LG V30 while improving on many of V20 unique features, has on the other hand lost a few of those features.
In terms of designs ,the LG V30 share a lot with Samsung Galaxy S8.The LG V30 offers a premium design with all metal frames with corning gorilla glass 5 overlaying the front and rear . Much like the LG G6 , the LG V30 comes with IP68 waterproof rating and that means the device is water-and-dust resistant .At the rear is a circular rear-mounted fingerprint sensor with dual camera arrangement , while the flip side is a virtually almost all-screen front.
One of the LG V10 & V20 unique features is the second screen , but all that is gone now ,LG mobile has done away with the secondary display on the LG V30 .In place of the secondary display , the LG V30 now feature a “Floating Bar” to give users easy access to regularly Notifications , used apps and settings.
In terms of the primary display , the LG V30 comes with a larger than normal edge to edge display .Occupying virtually the entire front side of the LG V30 is a 6-inch OLED screen with minimal bezels that are even more minimal than the ones surrounding the latest Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 massive display. Been the first LG phone to comes with OLED display , the LG V30 promises brighter, animated colors as well as better contrast than what you see with other LCD phones .
LG V30 : Camera
One of the major selling points of the LG V30 is the presence of dual rear cameras , and for that purpose , the LG V30 is fitted with a 16-megapixel primary rear camera with f/1.6-aperture, 71-degree wide-angle lens, dual-tone LED flash, hybrid focus with Laser auto focus and PDAF, OIS, EIS and a 13-megapixel secondary rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, 120-degree wide-angle lens. The LG V30 is further equipped with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC powered by ESS Technology’s SABRE ES9218P and comes with sound tuning by B&O PLAY.
LG V30 : Processor , RAM , Storage and OS
At the heart of the LG V30 an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU and all that is supported by a 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage , while the LGV30 plus takes it a notch further by offering 128GB storage.Much like the LG G6 and LG V20 , the internal storage of both LG V30 and LG V30 Plus microSD are expandable using microSD card (up to 2TB) .
The LG V30 boot Android Nougat with LG’s UX 6.0+ user interface out of the box and it is expected to get Android Oreo pretty soon .
LG V30 Battery
Fueling the LG V30 is a 3300mAh battery capacity and it is the first of LG V series to come with a non-removable battery . The V30 supports Quick Charge 3.0. with cooling pad and a heat pipe to help expel heat from the battery to minimize overheating.
LG V30 specifications
- 6-inch (2880 x 1440 pixels) QHD+ OLED display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, 538 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
- 4GB LPDDR4x RAM, 64GB (V30) / 128GB (V30+) (UFS 2.0) internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with LG UX 6.0+
- 16MP rear camera with f/1.6-aperture, 71-degree wide-angle lens, dual-tone LED flash, Laser auto focus, OIS, EIS, PDAF, 13MP secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture, 120-degree wide-angle lens
- 5MP front camera with 90-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture
- Dimensions: 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm; Weight: 158g
- Fingerprint sensor
- Water, dust resistant (IP68), MIL-STD 810G certified
- 32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC
- Dimensions: 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm; Weight: 158g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
- 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Wireless charging
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LG V30 Price & Availability
The LG V30 is available in Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet colors and will be officially available to buy in Korea starting from September 21 preceded by North America, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.