LG has finally launched its much-awaited flagship smartphone, the V30+, in India. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 44,990 and it will be available exclusively on Amazon from December 18. However, the company is also planning to launch an offline exclusive variant of the latest flagship device.
LG officials said to The Mobile Indian that the brand is looking to bring a different variant of the V30+ for the offline market in India. The official further stated that the company might launch the offline exclusive model by next month. Though he didn’t name which variant will be launched for the offline segment, one could expect it to be the original V30.
The only difference between the V30+ and V30 is the storage option. The former comes with a 128GB of internal storage, while the latter sports a 64GB of memory. LG will opt for the same online and offline strategy, which it followed with the LG Q6 and Q6+. The LG Q6 was launched in August this year at the price tag of Rs 14,990. The smartphone was an Amazon exclusive.
Later on, in September this year, the brand announced the Q6+ smartphone that was available for the offline retail stores. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 17,990. The brand will opt for the same strategy with the V30+ and V30, with former being exclusive to the online platform, while the latter being available for the offline market.
Coming to the LG V30, the rest of the specifications remains the same, meaning that it will feature a 6.0-inch Quad HD+ OLED FullVision display with a screen resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB via micro SD card slot.
On the imaging front, the device sports a dual rear cameras with a 16-megapixel standard lens with aperture f/1.6, optical image stabilization (OIS), electronic image stabilization (EIS) and hybrid autofocus that combines both Laser Detection Auto Focus and Phase Detection Auto Focus and 13-megapixel wide-angle lens with aperture f/1.9 and a 120-degree field of view. For the front, there will be a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with a wide-angle lens.
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The LG V30 will run on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and it will be backed by a 3,300mAh battery. The phone also comes loaded with Quick Charge 3.0, that the company claims can charges the device from empty to 50 percent in around 30 minutes. The V30 also offers wireless charging as well. On the connectivity front, it supports 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 BLE, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 and dual-SIM slot.
LG V30 features a 32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC powered by EES Technology’s SABRE ES9218P. The Hi-Fi Quad DAC will come with two new features including digital filters and sound presets. For security, the company has added face recognition, voice recognition, which uses a combination of user’s voice and user-defined keywords to unlock the smartphone, and fingerprint sensor.