LG V30: Consumer electronics giants LG have been in the news considerably owing to the predicted launch of their flagship LG G6 smartphone in the forthcoming months. However, amidst these talks, there has been substantial discussion surrounding the next iteration of LG’s V line of smartphones, the LG V30. The new rumored smartphone, which is slated to be the successor of the V20 which featured back in September 2016 is pegged to feature major upgrades on multiple fronts making it one of the most powerful devices this year. Famous tech leakster Evan Blass tweeted on having fresh renders of the V30 but refrained from posting much information about the device apart from the fact that the upcoming device will not feature the secondary display which was there in the V20.
The small, secondary display on the LG V10 and V20 provided additional functionalities like adding application shortcuts, displaying the current time and a ticker for the latest notifications. However, it seems like the company is striving to do something new with their device and therefore deviating from the usual trend there is. Nevertheless, secondary display or not, the LG V30 will definitely be one powerhouse of a smartphone post it is rolled out by LG later this year hopefully. Let’s have a look at the probable specifications which the device is slated to feature.
LG V30 Smartphone Specifications
The LG V30 will retain its 5.7-inch screen display length in spite of ditching the secondary display specification is likely slated to feature a QHD resolution (2560 x 1440). Rumors are rife that the device is expected to completely eliminate bezels on the front end of the phone offering a 100% screen to body ratio and edge to edge display. One of the first devices to attempt this. Further, the device’s screen is expected to feature Corning’s latest Gorilla Glass 5 Technology.
The Previous iteration in the V Series, the V20 featured a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset and many formed the assumption that the V30 will feature the same. However, these assumptions failed to materialize as the V30 is slated to feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 chipset which the company launched in collaboration with Samsung at the recently concluded CES 2017 in Las Vegas. According to the chipset manufacturers, the new fabrication process makes the chipset up to 30 percent more efficient while offering performance improvement of 27 percent. Qualcomm also claims that Snapdragon 835 will provide 40% more battery backup, which means higher battery backup irrespective of the size or density of the battery. Made in collaboration with Samsung, the 835 is already slated to feature in the top smartphones of today and by the looks of it, the V30 is slated to incorporate the same.
Memory and Software
The LG V30 will most probably feature a 6GB RA Specification being made available in 32GB/6$GB on-board memory variants. The device’s memory will be further expandable up to 256Gbvia the use of Micro-SD cards.
On the software front, the V30 will definitely feature the latest Android 7.0 Marshmallow.
The LG V30 is slated to be one of the premium camera smartphones this upcoming year with the company looking to improve on the V20’s dual lens camera setup. The upcoming iteration in the V series is slated to feature a 21MP wide-angle plus 21MP telephoto lens setup manufactured by Hasselblad with laser autofocus, OIS and dual-tone LED flash. The camera will have video options of 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps as well 60fps slow motion video shooting. There is also supposed to be a dedicated professional mode in the camera interface for people a bit too serious about the device optics.
The V30 will also sport a retractable 8MP front camera for video calling and selfie purposes.
The high-end smartphones of today all require quite a large battery capacity in order to function optimally and for a considerable period of time. The LG V30 will definitely feature a ramp up on the battery department from its predecessor and feature a 3,500 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery. Owing to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset, the device will have access to Qualcomm’s Quickcharge 4.0 technology. The feature is 20% faster and 30% more power efficient than Quick Charge 3.0. For a user, this means five hours of battery backup on five minutes of charge. Qualcomm says that the Quick Charge 4.0 can charge a nil-charged battery up to 50% in just 15 minutes via USB Type-C based adapters.
LG V30 Release Date and Price
There is still time before the V30 makes any significant appearance in the market with LG busy campaigning over the LG g6 for now. Nevertheless, the LG V30 is definitely slated to make an appearance in September 2017 following the pattern which the company has followed for its V-line of smartphones.
Coming to the price, there is no doubt that this particular line of smartphones is perhaps one of the most expensive in the market, the exact price of the LG V30 is still very difficult to pinpoint o. The LG V20 was launched at a price of Rs.54,999 and by the looks of it, the successor to the V20 will definitely reach a pricesomewheree near to the Rs.60,000 moniker.