Could The New LG V30 Challenge Samsung And Apple For Best Phone On The Market?
Usually, the discussion about the best phone on the market revolves around two companies: Apple and Samsung. But the rest of the pack is catching up. Google’s Pixel was a giant success and phone manufacturers from China, such as Huawei, have made great strides in recent years. LG made a great phone with the G6 when it debuted in March of this year. But is the South Korean tech company’s newest flagship phone, the LG V30, ready to play with the big boys like Apple and Samsung? They just might be.
The upcoming LG V30 will sport dual rear cameras as its predecessor, the LG V20 did. However, the V30 will improve upon the camera’s abilities by upgrading to a f/1.6 glass lens, delivering much more light into dark photos than the V20’s f/1.9 aperture. The ability of low-light shooting and addition of a glass lens will instantly improve the V30’s camera, a department that the V20 was lacking.
The LG V30 will have a 6-inch curved, edge-to-edge OLED display and will be the first-ever device to feature a plastic OLED FullVision display, which is said to be stronger than the typical glass base. The plastic is then covered by Gorilla Glass. The smaller bezels allow for a larger screen without having a larger phone. The display will boast 4.15 million pixels for a 1440 x 2880 resolution OLED screen. The smartphone offers a fingerprint sensor in the rear of the phone without being right next to the camera.
The phone is expected to have a Snapdragon 835 processor, 3,300mAh battery, and USB-C port. LG’s most recent handsets have featured a second screen, but that will be replaced in the V30 with a “floating bar” that allows for quick access to shortcuts and notifications. The new LG V30 will make its debut on August 31st at the IFA 2017 tech show in Berlin, begin taking preorders on September 17, and then ship the handsets on September 28.