Unveiled at IFA 2017, the LG V30 is a gorgeous smartphone promising awesome durability and superb performance. The LG V30 rocks a massive P-OLED display, dual cameras and robust Qualcomm processor, while also offering HDR 10 support.
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LG V30 Key Specs & Features
6.0-inch P-OLED Display, 1440 x 2880 pixels (537ppi)
Always-on Display with Dolby Vision and HDR10
Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU with 4GB RAM
Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), LG UX 6.0+ UI
64GB or 128GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
16MP + 13MP Dual Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
4G LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
3300 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
LG V30 Smartphone
Design and Display
You can easily tell the LG V30 is a flagship device from its looks. It shows off a clean, sleek design somewhat reminiscent of the LG G6. Covering it on both the front and rear is robust Gorilla Glass 5. It improves on a front where its predecessor fell short of rivals: water resistance. This one has IP68 rating and is MIL-STD-810G compliant.
At 6 inches, the LG V30 is a beast! It interestingly makes great use of its large estate, sporting very tiny bezels. The OLED panel looks to offer awesome viewing, especially considering it boasts 2,880 x 1,440 pixels. This Full Vision display promises visuals somewhat comparable to what high-end UHD TVs provide.
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In the LG V30 you have another flagship phone coming with a camera combo on the rear. You get a 16MP and 13MP sensors, improving on what the V20 offered. The shooters have aperture sizes of f/1.6 and f/1.9 respectively. This means you are better able to produce great shots in dark settings. There is robust Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the lenses to protect against scratches.
The cameras offer a Point and Zoom feature that should make video recording more exciting. For selfies, you get a decent 5 megapixel snapper.
Hardware and Software
As for the innards, the LG V30 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. It most certainly doesn’t disappoint with this choice. The powerful processor, which comes with several other flagship rivals, promises powerful performance. It gets support from ample 4GB RAM.
Storage is generous at 64 GB or 128 GB, depending on the variant you buy. LG V30 ships with Android 7.1.2 Nougat having its owner’s skin on top.
Juice supply is the duty of a 3,300mAh battery with wireless charging and fast charging. You top it up via a reversible USB Type-C port. The abundant internal storage is also expandable with a microSD card.
The LG V30 supports HDR 10 tech that are more common on the latest high-end TV sets for greater picture quality. In addition to a rear fingerprint sensor, you can also use your voice or face to unlock.
Pricing and availability
LG V30 is expected to launch in South Korea in mid September and the United States and Europe shortly after. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, LG V30 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 350,000 Naira to 450,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.
LG V30 Specs