With the introduction of the smartphone, the mode of communication has been changed significantly. There are lots of options for a smartphone user to communicate as there are numerous applications that can be operated on the device with the operating system such as Android. Among the leading makers of the smartphone, the name of LG is also taken with great respect as there are numerous devices produced by the company that has helped it to gain a significant market share.
LG is a multinational company which is located in South Korea. The company is a renowned brand name which is popular across the globe for its consumer electronic items. The company has been manufacturing consumer electronic devices such as television set, washing machine, air conditioners, computers, laptops and the likes. LG has carved a niche for itself and is recognized as a brand name in the market which signifies quality and trust.
After a successful stint with the electronic goods, the company, later on, ventured into the Smartphone market. Since the year 2013, the brand has been coming up with finest of devices, which are at par with excellence. LG phones are loaded with the latest technology and splendid looks. In the recent years, the brand has given a tough fight to other players such as Moto, Gionee, Oppo, Samsung, and Xiaomi. LG has launched the V and G series, which have garnered huge attention and sales.
Now, the brand is aiming to hit the niche Smartphone segment. The company is all set to launch its brand-new phone in the higher segment with LG V30. The device will be unveiled in August 2017. Since this is the very first device by LG in the niche segment, there is a lot of buzz in the market even before its launch.
Display and screen
The LG V30 is packed with aesthetically appealing looks. It comes with a 6.2-inch huge screen. The IPS LCD comes with a capacitive touchscreen, and it responds quite well to multi-touch. The device comes with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels with 474 pixels per inch. The phone is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass v5 for optimum protection. The device has got bigger screen size which will surely attract the users who love to have big sized cell phones. The resolution of the screen is also a feature that can help the user to get a hand on this device easily.
The LG V30 is equipped with Octa-core (2.45 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo + 1.9 GHz, Kryo)processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset. It comes with 4GB RAM for efficient functioning. With the effective processor, the user can use multiple applications simultaneously and enjoy the device.
In the modern age, if the device does not have a quality camera, it is not a smartphone at all. The company knows this fact well, and hence, it has offered beautiful front and back cameras on the device. The LG V30 flaunts an efficient camera with a dual 13MP + 13MP primary camera along with features of optical image stabilization, laser autofocus, LED flash and Phase detection autofocus. It offers an image resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels. It allows video recording at 3480 x 2160 @ 30 fps, 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps and 1280 x 720 @ 120 fps.
The LG V30 offers an equally amazing front camera with 8MP for amazing selfies and videos.
Storage and Battery
The LG V30 performs well on the battery and storage front as well. The device comes with a huge internal storage of 64GB which is considered as the best in the segment. This device can have the memory expanded up to 2TB, which is impeccable and nowhere to be found in its contemporaries. As the storage is the most sought feature by the users, the company has offered stunning memory with the help of which one can store a number of movies, songs, files and images without being worried about the lack of memory.
The device is backed by a powerful battery in the form of 3500 mAh battery which is non-removable. The battery offers long sustainability and quick charging. Hence the user does not need to worry about the availability of the battery also.
The LG V30 comes with dual SIM connection which offers Nano SIM sockets for the SIMs. The phone supports all networks such as 2G, 3G, and 4G along with GPRS, GSM, and EDGE.
Among the connectivity options of LG V30, one can find Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC and USB port. This model also has a fingerprint sensor which mounted at the back of the phone. Light sensor, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor and barometer are some of the other sensors of the device. There is almost no feature for connectivity is left that is not provided by the company in this device.
This model will have a market price of approximately Rs60000. The device gets its positioning in the higher niche. Hence, it may prove a drawback for the company as there are many such devices in the market, which are in the lower price range. Hence it may have to face tough competition in the market.
The LG V30 is an ambitious phone for LG as it is positioned in the higher segment. It is one of the most awaited devices of the year. One can’t deny the fact that the device will face a direct fight from Samsung and Apple, and it needs to have an edge for surviving in the competition. The battery and camera are one of the remarkable features of LG V30. The battery backup and storage are also major plus points of the phone. The device is also equipped with a robust configuration, which will help the device in with standing the competition. Though the device seems promising, yet one will have to wait till its launch to comment about the actual performance of the phone.