At last, LG has finally unveiled the LG V30, the third generation of LG’s high end V-line of large smartphones. Since it is a high end smartphone, all the usual specs are here – Snapdragon 835 with 4GB RAM, a larger 6-inch OLED display, a 3,300 mAh battery and running Android 7.1.2 Nougat upgradable to Android 8.0 Nougat once it becomes available.
But the highlight of the LG V30 are the cameras – one of the dual rear facing cameras now has the largest aperture in any smartphone camera – f/1.6. Wow! The other lens, which is a wide angle one, has an aperture of f/1.9. Lastly, the LG V30 is now IP68 water and dust resistant plus military grade MIL-STD-810G compliant which is shock resistant for drops.
LG V30 specs:
- Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
- Adreno 540 graphics
- 4GB RAM
- 64/128GB expandable via microSD up to 256GB
- 6-inch Quad HD P-OLED display (2560 x 1440 pixels) with Always On Display
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Dual 16 megapixel (f/1.76 aperture) and 13 megapixel (f/1.9 aperture, wide angle) with OIS, PDAF and dual LED flash
- 5 megapixel front facing camera
- IP68 certified – water and dust resistant for 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
- B & O Play certified, Quad DAC audio
- Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB Type C, Fingerprint Scanner
- GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
- 3,300 mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat with LG UX
As of this writing, there is no price for the LG V30. We will update this page as soon as we get more information. The LG V30 is poised to take on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 once it becomes available.