LG V30 in Raspberry Rose hands-on


As expected, the Raspberry Rose (pink) version of the LG V30 made its debut at the showroom floor during CES 2018, expanding upon the lineup's existing set of dazzling colors. We spent a little bit of time checking it out at LG's booth, leaving us just a bit jealous afterwards. 

Much like the other color options for the LG V30, this Raspberry Rose pink one shimmers in the light – emitting this tantalizing look as light bounces off its surface. It's a refreshing change of color quite honestly, as rose gold has been traditionally the 'gold' choice amongst smartphones. With this, though, the color has a mixture between red, magenta, and of course, rose. Unlike rose gold, however, this raspberry rose is a lot more piercing, capable of generating interest from prying eyes around.

Being the V30 and all, the design continues the manufacturer's new design philosophy of offering that metal meets glass construction. It's undeniably premium in every facet, while also providing the comforts of water resistance, wireless charging, and yes, a 3.5mm headphone jack. Beyond the new color, there's nothing really different with the smartphone when it comes to the specs – it's the same old one we know and love. While the back and sides of the phone are doused in this mesmerizing color, the front of the phone, specifically the bezels surround the display, continues to remain black like before. 

As much as we've fallen in love with this dazzling color option, it's sadly going to be only available in South Korea first, followed by key markets in Europe and Asia. Despite this reality, we're hoping that LG considers raspberry gold as a launch option going forward with its flagships.

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V30
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(16.5h talk time)

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15 Comments

2. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Beautiful!

3. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

I thought I would not like this but damn, it looks so refreshing, though I wouldn't pick one for myself.

5. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Yeah, it looks good but I think it suits females better.

4. fyah_king unregistered

Damn, I want two.

6. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

I can't remember a Sammy phone that is hot as this v30

7. Anonymous.

Posts: 423; Member since: Jun 15, 2016

Then you should remember the Emerald Green S6 edge! It was just as hot as this V30.

13. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

oh I remembered that beauty. That color one is killing

8. maherk

Posts: 6876; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

https://www.sammobile.com/2017/11/08/burgundy-red-galaxy-s8-major-winter-goals/ This color was released 2 months ago by Samsung ;) And isn't cute, the guy that claims he owns a Note 8, is always one of the 1st to bash them? I mean the article is about the gorgeous V30, yet you're so insecure about a piece of gadget that you had to drag Samsung into this and turn this into a contest.

14. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

you are right... anyway that's not looking as good as V30 you would say Emerald S6 Edge

9. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Emerald Green S6 edge please come back!

10. theot14430 unregistered

So much better than an iPhone

11. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

What? I mean, the color is legit gorgeous, but what does that have to do with an iPhone?

12. japkoslav

Posts: 1505; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Wow, it's the same device with a different color on the back. Mind blown. To be honest, it kinda looks like an HTC type of "design".

15. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Hopefully you're a woman

16. shawman

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

It looks great. If LG can make it a launch color for V40, its sales will increase for sure. I dont understand why manafacturers dont look beyond grey, silver,gold,black options. I like my S8 blue, but would like something different. This is great or Galaxy s6 edge emerald green.

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