LG V30 and V30+ is finally launched at IFA

September 03, 2017 0 Comments;

LG’s new flagship V30 has launched at IFA 2017 after months of leaks. This gives us a smartphone that brings the best of LG G6 plus powerful platform. It comes with a lots of new elements in its arsenal to combat the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the upcoming iPhone 8. These flagship-class features of the LG V30 include Bang & Olufsen audio, voice recognition, MIL-STD 810G ranking for durability, and IP68 dust and water resistance certification. On top of these is the twin rear camera setup with f/1.6 aperture, a first for the smartphone industry. Along with this model, the company also additionally launched the LG V30+ handset with extra storage.

As for LG V30 launch date, the model will go on sale in the company’s home market South Korea on September 21, with international rollout expected in coming weeks. Coming to LG V30 price, the company has remained mum so far, and we can count on details to trickle out as soon as it hits the market. The new LG smartphone will compete against the likes of the upcoming iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Now come to LG V30 specifications, the smartphone runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat alongside with a refreshed and upgraded UI – UX 6.0+ – however, Android Oreo can be expected soon. The smartphone features a 6-inch QHD+ (1440×2880 pixels) OLED FullVision display with a resolution of 538ppi and HDR10 support. The smartphone is additionally Daydream compatible. LG has always-on display, meant to replace the 2d screen seen on previous V series devices, as well as an optional semi-transparent Floating Bar. The LG V30 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC (clock speed and cores uncertain as of now) coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM.

The built in storage in the LG V30 is 64GB, while the LG V30+ variant has 128GB – with the alternative to increase it further via micro SD card (up to 2TB). The battery that is packed inside the V30 is 3300mAh, and it features Quick Charge 3.0. The connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v5.0 with BLE, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0 support with compatibility for USB Type-C 3.1. It measures 151.7×75.4×7.3mm and weighs 158 grams. It comes in Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue, and Lavender Violet colour options.

The phone features a twin rear camera setup with one 16-megapixel sensor coupled with an step forward aperture of f/1.6, a 71-degree wide-angle lens, and one 13-megapixel sensor with a 120-degree wide-angle lens and an aperture of f/1.9. The 16-megapixel shooter with f/1.6 aperture will let more light to enter the lenses to supply sharper and incredibly focused images. The cameras are also stacked with Crystal Clear Lens to add to the process of correct colour reproduction and clearer photographs. On the front side, the LG V30 sports a 5-megapixel wide-angle (90-degrees) camera with an aperture f/2.2.

As proven by LG earlier, the LG V30 accommodates a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC powered by Bang & Olufsen. The smartphone comes with the earphones manufactured via B&O Play with three digital filters to modify output as per their choice It also comes with support for Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) science for high-resolution audio streaming.

The LG V30 features “Ok, Google” voice activation where certain keywords will perform a variety of actions when assigned, even within the apps. You can even liberate the device with your voice. The voice awareness will even work alongside with the song playback and it will be deeply integrated with the LG home equipment that support voice-driven actions. The smartphone is water-and-dust resistant with IP68 certification and it comes with fingerprint scanner at the back, supports wireless and quick charging. The LG V30 supports facial recognition technology, as the one last seen on Galaxy S8 and Note 8 smartphones, which can unlock the system by just looking at it.

“The V series has continually been demonstrating new practical mobile technologies that make a contribution to high quality content creation and the V30 has not lost sight of its roots,” stated Juno Cho, president of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “With its F1.6 Crystal Clear Lens Camera and Cine Video mode, the LG V30 is designed to assist create professional-looking content without professional-level complexity.”


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