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LG unveils its flagship mobile V30
September 10, 2017, 2:03 pm

Korean electronics giant, LG Electronics, used the just concluded IFA 2017 tech show in Berlin to launch its latest flagship smartphone, the LG V30.

Among the phones cutting-edge features are an F1.6 aperture glass Crystal Clear camera lens; the first OLED FullVision display; premium sound with advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC and sound tuning by B&O Play; Cine Video mode for producing movie-quality videos; Point Zoom feature, which lets users zoom in on any subject anywhere in the frame; Cine Effect, which has 15 preset effects to give videos a movie-like look; and voice recognition.

Based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform processor, the LG V30 has a 6-inch, 18:9 QuadHD+ OLED FullVision display with 2,880 x 1,440 pixel resolution. It comes with 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB or 128 GB of ROM, and it can take microSDs of up to 2 TB capacity. The device has two rear cameras: a 16-MP standard angle with a focal length of F1.6; and a 13-MP wide angle with an F1.9 focal length. It also has a 5-MP wide angle front camera with F2.2 focal length.

It runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat, weighs 158gm, has NFC, and has a USB Type-C 2.0 socket that is 3.1-compatible. The V30 is rated at IP68 water and dust resistance, and it uses Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 wireless charging technology. Google Assistant is built in, and it comes in black, silver, blue and violet.

Another feature that set it apart from other vendors' flagships is that the V30 will be the first band 71-capable 600 MHz LTE smartphone and will enable the phone to take advantage of advanced VR and HDR streaming content.

Users can unlock the device through facial or voice recognition, by using its fingerprint reader, or by tapping out a pattern on the screen. The V30 will be released in late September, first in South Korea, then in the United States and other markets.

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