Lisa Gade reviews the LG V30, the company’s high end big screen Android smartphone for late fall 2017. The V30 has a 6” widescreen 18:9 POLED display with 2880 x 1440 resolution, IP68 water resistance, a rear fingerprint scanner and a 32 bit Quad audio DAC for the headphone jack. The phone ships with Android 7.1 and Android 8 Oreo should be here at the beginning of 2018.
The V30 has the top dog Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage plus a microSD card slot (The V30+ has 128GB storage). Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, a high res front camera, Daydream VR support and wireless charging are standard. It has dual rear cameras- a main 16MP camera with glass lens and a 13MP ultra wide rear camera. Camera features include RAW and LOG support and Cine modes for video. US pricing is $800.