LG has today launched its most powerful flagship phablet, the LG V30. It comes with a FullVision display that was first seen on the LG G6. The LG UX 6.0 proprietary software from the South Korean company was also introduced on the LG G6. The LG V30 comes with an improved LG UX 6.0+ Android skin that tags along plenty of new features.
LG V30 Display
The LG V30 is the only the flagship smartphone from the company that features a polymer-OLED (P-OLED) panel flanked with a full-screen design dubbed as FullVision Display. Instead of glass, P-OLED features a plastic substrate that does not break easily. Hence, it is often described as shatterproof or unbreakable. The ShatterShield display of the Moto Z2 Force also features a P-OLED panel.
The LG V30’s 6-inch screen produces a resolution of 2,880 x 1,440 pixels and it delivers an aspect ratio of 18:9. Since LG has used a large-sized OLED screen on the LG V30, it has axed the secondary ticker screen that was available on predecessor models like LG V10 and LG V20.
LG V30 Chipset, RAM and Storage
The LG V30 is the first Snapdragon 835 driven smartphone that is coupled with 4 GB of RAM. It will be coming in native storage choices of 64 GB and 128 GB. Users can add up to 256 GB of microSD card on its external storage.
LG V30 Cameras and Other Hardware Features
On the backside of the LG V30 is its dual camera module that includes a 16-megapixel f/1.6 aperture lens that is dubbed as Crystal Clear lens by LG and a 13-megapixel f/1.9 aperture lens. The f/1.6 aperture lens is the widest ever camera aperture found on a smartphone. It is equipped with features like 3-axis optical image stabilization, laser and phase detection autofocus. The selfie snapper of LG V30 is of 5-megapixel and it does not come with any special features.
The 3,300mAh non-removable battery is available under the hood of the LG V30. With USB-C, users can benefit from Quick Charge 3.0. It also carries support for wireless charging.
The 3.5mm audio jack remains intact on the LG V30. With Band & Olufsen audio system, the LG flagship can deliver immersive sound experience. The audio listening experience can be enriched even more with the topnotch audio presets and digital filters made available through Hi-Fi Quad DAC.
LG UX 6.0+ Brings Features Like Secondary Display and AOD
LG V30 is running on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and its flavored with LG UX 6.0+ that brings a new feature called Floating Bar that replaces the secondary ticker screen. It gives quick access to various kinds of shortcuts on any screen. The Floating Bar has capture tools like screen grabber, screen recorder, GIF animator and drawing tool. It also gives access to app shortcuts, frequently used contacts, incoming calls and music player.
LG has included 9 types of screens for Always-On Display (AOD). It allows users to check notifications on the lock screen without turning on the entire display. The Google Assistant is available preinstalled on the LG V30 and it is integrated with LG UX 6.0+
Videos shot through the stellar dual rear cameras of the LG V30 can be enhanced through the Cine Effect feature that allows users to add professional grade color filters and presets as it can be seen in the image above. Graphy is another important feature that allows LG V30 users to take advantage of DSLR-like photo shooting experience through the wide array of manual presets. The Quick Video Editor tool provides a simple interface for editing and sharing videos.
LG V30 Design
The dimensions of the LG V30 are 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm and its weight is 158 grams. The phablet comes in colors like Black, Titan, Silver and Pink. The LG V30 has a IP68 certified body that includes an aluminum frame sandwiched between glass on both sides. With MIL-STD-810G grading, the LG V30 is capable of withstanding harsh weather conditions.
LG V30 Pricing and Release Date
The South Korean firm did not disclose any information on the pricing and availability of the LG V30 at its launch event. Keep visiting Only Gizmos to get last updates on the LG V30 and to know when it will be arriving in India.
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