The LG V30 was launched at IFA this year. Now, the company has launched LG V30+ in India. , at an event in New Delhi on Wednesday. The new smartphone comes with a FullVision Display and Dual Camera setup with f/1.6 aperture. Additional features include Bang & Olufsen audio, voice recognition, MIL-STD 810G rating for durability, and IP68 certification (dust and water resistance). The LG V30+ model is identical to the LG V30. However, it comes with additional storage (128GB). Read more to find LG V30+ Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price & Availability
The LG V30+ is priced in India at Rs 44,990. It will be exclusively available via Amazon India from December 18. Pre-bookings start from Thursday.
As part of launch offers, the company is offering a free wireless charger, free one-time screen replacement (worth Rs 12,000), and in-app purchases (worth Rs 6,400) for the Beat Fever app.
|Processor||Snapdragon 835 SoC|
|Display||6.0-inch, P-OLED, QHD+ (1440 x 2880 pixels), 18:9 FullVision aspect ratio|
|OS||Android 7.1.2 Nougat, LG UX 6.0+|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual Cameras (16MP + 13MP) with flash|
|Dual SIM (Hybrid)||Yes|
The LG V30+ is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB LPDDR4x RAM. It comes with 128GB internal storage which can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 2TB). The powerful device is backed by a 3300mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. It also supports wireless charging.
On the camera front, the new LG V30+ features a dual rear camera setup. It combines a 16-megapixel sensor with f/1.6 aperture, 71-degree wide-angle lens and a 13-megapixel sensor with a 120-degree wide-angle lens and f/1.9 aperture. The LG V30+ also sports a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture and 90-degrees wide-angle lens.
The f/1.6 aperture is a game changer. It will allow the camera to capture more light, and sharper pictures, even in conditions of low light. The Crystal Clear Lens on dual cameras adds to the process of correct color reproduction and clearer photographs. Earlier, LG had announced that the V30+ will feature the ‘clearest’ lens ever on a smartphone.
The combinations of f/1.6 Crystal Clear Lens Camera and Cine Video mode can help you create professional-looking content. Other camera features include laser detection autofocus, optical image stabilization (OIS) and electronic image stabilization (EIS).
- f/1.6 Crystal Clear Lens Camera
- Cine Video
- 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC
- Bang & Olufsen audio
- Voice recognition
- MIL-STD 810G rating
- Laser detection AF
- Optical image stabilization (OIS)
- Electronic image stabilization (EIS
- Bezel-free design
- 3.5 mm headphone port
- Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Better cooling management
- Daydream support
- Water Resistant
- Dust Resistant
- USB Type-C port
- Fingerprint sensor
- Wireless Charging
- Quick charging
The LG V30+ runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system with an upgraded LG UX 6.0+. The Indian variant is expected to run Android Oreo 8.0 OS out of the box. The new smartphone comes with ‘Ok, Google’ voice activation feature. You can assign certain keywords to perform various actions, even within the apps. Users will be able to unlock their device with their voice. The voice recognition feature works along with the music playback.
The LG V30+ enhances the audio experience with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC powered by Bang & Olufsen. It also comes with support for Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) technology for high-resolution audio streaming. The smartphone comes with the earphones (manufactured by B&O Play) with three digital filters to adjust output.
Other features include IP68 certification (water and dust resistance), and MIL-STD 810G rating (for durability). It also supports facial recognition technology, similar to the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 smartphones. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v5.0 with BLE, NFC, and USB Type-C 2.0. It is compatible with USB Type-C 3.1.
Design and Display
LG has switched to OLED in its new flagship. The LG V30+ features a 6.0-inch OLED FullVision display with QHD+ (1440 x 2880 pixels) resolution, 538ppi, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is the first device to feature a plastic OLED FullVision display. The ‘Always-on’ display replaces the secondary screen seen on previous V series devices. It supports HDR10 as well. The new display is optimal for VR and supports Google Daydream.
On the back, the LG V30+ sports a center-aligned dual camera setup (horizontal) and a fingerprint scanner. It measures 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm and weighs 158 grams. LG claims that the upper and lower bezels have been reduced by 20 to 50 percent, compared to the LG V20. The new handset comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back. It will be available in two color options – Aurora Black, and Cloud Silver. The Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet color variants are said to arrive at a later date.
The LG V30+ looks like a competent device so far. Will the new handset be able to go head to head with the likes of Galaxy Note 8 in the market? We will just have to wait and see.