New LG V30 renders leak out

New LG V30 renders leak out
While LG shared plenty of things about its upcoming V30 smartphone (including details about its cameras and user interface), the device won't be properly unveiled before August 31 - that's two weeks from now. However, we've already seen the V30 in some screenshots snapped from a leaked video.

Today, we can take another look at the handset - this time thanks to clear renders revealed by the ever-reliable Evan Blass (aka @evleaks). These appear to be press renders that LG itself will be using to promote the new smartphone once it fully announces it.

As expected, the V30 looks like an enlarged LG G6, as it sports a FullVision display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and very thin bezels all around. Rumors have it that this is a 6-inch AMOLED screen with 1440 x 2880 pixels, but, for now, we can't confirm these details. In case you're wondering, the display is not curved, although the glass covering it seems to be a bit bent on the sides.

On the back, the LG V30 unsurprisingly has a dual camera (with an f/1.6 aperture - a first for a smartphone), in addition to a fingerprint scanner. Overall, we'd say that this is a pretty nice metal-made device.

The LG V30 might be released shortly after its announcement, so we're hoping to see it in stores starting September. Needless to say, this won't be an affordable phone, so you'd better start saving if you're planning to buy it.


source: Evan Blass (@evleaks)

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V30
  • Display 6.0 inches
    2880 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Dual camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie
    LG UX UI

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45 Comments

42. Reus280

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 22, 2017

Always need to copy Samsung. I bet you the software will also look like the new Samsung experience ui.

40. limona

Posts: 72; Member since: May 19, 2017

I didn't see the rubber on the both sides of the phone. On the schematics the rubber for the antenna were only on the top and the bottom.

39. shield

Posts: 900; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

LG V30 nice look, SA N8 copy design LG V30.

45. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

You say the same thing in the every post. Are those the only words you know?

36. Slytherin

Posts: 268; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Very Samsungish, but a very nice looking phone! I like the width on it, I wish Samsung would make the Note 8 a tiny bit wider and it would be perfect! Interesting to see what LG does in the software department. Interested in seeing the V30/iPhone 8, but my money will be going to Sammy again! One thing Samsung doesn't get right is updates of the major Android versions, every time they do an update it f**ks something on my phone! Last year they managed to f**k up themes and icons on my phone, this year the scrolling on my browser jerking and lag on the keyboard! With Note 8 I don't want to see any of this s**t over my 2 year contract, otherwise I'm off!

33. Amars

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 16, 2016

Now that's clean. I hope the software will be better tho.. That's the one thing keeping me from LG's phone

32. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Simple, good looking phone... Now my 3T looks old already.

31. redmd

Posts: 1965; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I lost interest. Except for the camera and processor, not really an upgrade from G6.

29. hpspectrex360

Posts: 61; Member since: May 10, 2017

I wish OEMs would stop making glass phones. It's one thing for it to look good, but practicality matters too.

28. hpspectrex360

Posts: 61; Member since: May 10, 2017

For once, I find an LG phone to be beautiful. (The G4 wasn't bad either.) If only it came in a size equivalent to the traditional 5 inches or slightly less, and it had the S8's UI slapped on.

24. golfreak12

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 14, 2015

That is a beautiful phone. I wish it didn't even have the slight curve edge although anything not edge screen like Samsung is a good thing. BTW, if that's the picture, that is NOT a 18:9 ratio screen

20. Lememurilo

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 13, 2014

Is ridiculous how LG steal Samsung's design design language, same black front without logo and with curved edges, same curved metálic but not mirrored back, same curved polished side... This is basically a S8

21. foreverNOOB

Posts: 188; Member since: Jul 07, 2017

Sony done the same black front with polished shiny side in 2015 Z5 premium. Also V30 in this latest render still doesn't look as narrow as S8, so it doesn't look that much like S8. Oh i forgot to mention that LG debuted 18:9 display ratio with tall but narrow design before Samsung...

18. Trex95

Posts: 2397; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Front S8 back S6 edge! Why LG

17. AronWunarso

Posts: 245; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Looks V-antastic!

15. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Beautiful!

13. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 628; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Looks like a G6

11. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

This looks gorgeous.

10. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I'm sure I'll feel about this the way I felt about the G6: amazed by the pics but underwhelmed by the product.

9. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

The real G6 plus.

8. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

That's how you properly implement a back FPS. Someone has gotta learn on this, even on it's fellow Korean.

12. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

That just means the fellow Korean is just going to properly implement under the display next year.

22. rsiders

Posts: 2068; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Doesn't excuse the poor placement for current phomes though.

26. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Phomes?! Are you from Memphis? Tell that to the millions who still got it.

27. Lumbergh

Posts: 463; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

Instead of focusing on an immaterial typo, let's address the point since you're obviously confused. Just because millions 'still got it' doesn't mean the FPS placement wasn't poor. There is this funny concept called improvement. Samsung fan or not, improvement is always welcome. Just because millions are willing to live with an imperfection doesn't make that item perfect.

30. BeersAndTech

Posts: 95; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

+1 Ignore SupermanayrB. He's stupid as hell and incredibly annoying.

44. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Yea, okay.

43. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

So when automobile companies have the push button ignition on the steering wheel or gear shift column vs the dash is that also imperfect placement or where the manufacturer chose to put it? Just like what I just mentioned, there's no right or wrong place to put it, it's just what people prefer; same as some people prefer to bitch & complain about the FPS placement & some don't. It's all about choice.

7. mike2959

Posts: 700; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

If it just had a 4000mah battery. That size of a phone they should of been able to shoe horn it in.

6. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Camera is looking bad so i will wait the S9

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