1Features that Make the LG V30 a Strong Rival to the iPhone, Galaxy S8
In the high-end smartphone market, Apple and Samsung are the dominant handset makers and capture the lion’s share of revenue and profits in this field. But Korea-based LG is no slouch, and the introduction of the LG V30 smartphone at the IFA 2017 show demonstrates why it should be considered a top-tier device maker. The handset features a high-quality display and next-generation design, including some important extras such as water-resistance and a shock-resistant design. The Android-based handset delivers ample power for most mobile applications. This slide show will discuss in more detail what makes the LG V30 an effective alternative to market leaders Apple and Samsung.
2LG V30 Follows Current Design Trends
3It Has a High-Quality 6-Inch OLED Display
4The V30 Will Ship with Android Nougat, not Oreo
5Camera Quality Is Solid
LG’s V30 comes with a dual-lens rear-facing camera, featuring a 16-megapixel standard-angle unit to complement a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens. The rear camera’s glass lens should allow more light to pass through to the image sensor and process 1.07 billion colors. The front-facing camera, meanwhile, is a 5-megapixel unit with a wide-angle lens.
6Battery Life Is Ample for Most Purposes
7Bring on the Snapdragon
8It Gets High Marks for Durability
9LG Touts V30’s Sound Quality
Like previous high-end LG smartphones, the V30 comes with Hi-Fi Quad DAC sound, which means the smartphone’s audio output has digital filters for high-quality music and voice clarity. It also comes with a Master Quality Authenticated feature, which facilitates higher-quality audio transmission when streaming music.
10LG Will Also Ship a V30+ Version
LG is also selling a plus version of the LG V30. According to its specifications, the LG V30+ has the same design and most of the same features, but also has additional storage. The V30 offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage, while the V30+ includes the same 4GB of memory and 128GB of storage.
11Some Big Questions Remain
Unfortunately, LG is keeping some of the most pressing V30 questions close to the vest. The company said it will launch the V30 in Korea Sept. 21 with other markets to follow, but did not say when it will reach the U.S. market. Nor has LG disclosed the price for its new high-end handsets or what carriers will market it.