LG V30S ThinQ priced at $929 in the US, pre-orders open now


Back in February, LG announced an upgraded version of its V30 smartphone called V30S ThinQ. After being released in South Korea for almost $1,000, the LG 30S ThinQ is now available to pre-order in the US for about the same price.

Retailer B&H is asking $929.99 for an unlocked LG V30S ThinQ, offering it in two color variants: Glossy Moroccan Blue and Matte Moroccan Blue. This is the official US variant of the phone that'll work on most carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. For now, it's not clear exactly when the new handset will start shipping. 

The LG V30S ThinQ isn't too different from the V30, but it comes with more RAM (6 GB) and more storage space (128 GB). The new smartphone also has some AI (Artificial Intelligence) tricks up its sleeve, improving photos in certain conditions, or allowing users to search for products on Amazon and Pinterest just by snapping photos of them. However, these AI features can also be enabled on old V30 models via software updates

B&H is an authorized LG retailer that's also selling the unlocked V30+ (currently $819.99, down from $929.99) and the unlocked V30 ($669.99). So there are no risks in pre-ordering the LG V30S ThinQ through it - see the source links below - even if the phone's release date isn't known yet. 

Of course, before deciding if you want to buy a V30S ThinQ, you may want to wait for LG to announce the new G7 ThinQ, which will be officially unveiled on May 2.


source: LG V30S ThinQ at B&H (Glossy Moroccan Blue, Matte Moroccan Blue)

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V30S ThinQ
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(16.5h talk time)

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37 Comments

1. fyah_king unregistered

Not going to sell well at that price.

18. NateDiaz

Posts: 1092; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Might not sell at all at this price, this s**t ain't no X.

35. sgodsell

Posts: 7605; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

No it's better than an X

29. tangbunna

Posts: 491; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

next two months it will bundle with useless stuffs worth $350 at the same MSRP. and half years later, 50% off and still people think this phone is too over priced.

31. DFranch

Posts: 558; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

As a loyal V30 owner (which I only paid $640 for back in October) I have to say ARE THEY CRAZY!!!. Who is going to pay $929 for last years top processor when you can already get an S9+ cheaper? I get that it has more ram and double the storage, but come on. Maybe if it had the 845, but no sale at this price. They need to knock about $50-$75 off IMHO.

2. MINDoSOUL

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

If only it had dual stereo speakers!

3. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Is LG drunk??? Why they make everything so awkward???? They dumb or sick??? They cannot make smartphone stuff well (displays, software, cameras), and when they do they can't market them well and price them competitively, and if they do that also they somehow fail to make them available on right time for the consumer to buy(they delay their market releases after announcing the phone). Consumers lose their interest for that product one way or another. OMG lolzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

4. MINDoSOUL

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

You summed it well.

5. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 763; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

This price might make sense if this phone was rocking the 845. I still wouldn't pay that much for it, but I'd understand it. But, with last year's processor when this year's is already out, this pricing is just ridiculous.

6. _KIRA_

Posts: 108; Member since: Dec 25, 2013

it'll be 600 in about 3 months

7. Rager722 unregistered

5MP front facing camera is outdated in 2018..

22. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

In 2016 you should say

23. mahima

Posts: 743; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

only thing holding me back from buying lgV30 when you paid the asking price...you don't want a selfie that sucks

8. Foxgabanna unregistered

Why would anybody want this?

9. jasaero

Posts: 46; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Scratching head now!

10. JohnR

Posts: 163; Member since: Sep 08, 2017

Plus tax = 1000? Ahahahahahaha....they've lost their f**king minds

11. cocoy

Posts: 464; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

This is overpriced considering that this phone has a 2017 SoC, might as well wait for another year and it will cost $500.

20. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

the xuawei p 20 pro also has soc 2017

33. cocoy

Posts: 464; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

Yeah, that phone too is overpriced and after exactly 2 years you won't receive any security patches.

12. kiko007

Posts: 7521; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

LG... TFOH.

13. hazard1

Posts: 239; Member since: Feb 11, 2017

This phone's pricing and release schedule captures nicely every reason why LG devices sell poorly year by year.

14. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Right before the new LG G7 announcement.lol Has anyone ever talked to LG about not the right time? Man and at that price?lol Please get the G7 right LG. Please.

24. mahima

Posts: 743; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

They want to released the phone only at "the right time" maybe their timing is different than customer timing...loo

15. ramdroid

Posts: 138; Member since: May 21, 2016

Probably 2 will be sold this year

16. gamehead unregistered

What's with companies selling near 1K phones?

17. Hama22

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Are they even serious? lol

19. A_A_A

Posts: 229; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

They should reduce price by $300 at least.

21. sunnyfpy

Posts: 294; Member since: May 12, 2013

Already a failed brand with ridiculous price

25. ozabb

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 21, 2013

LG has got to work on their naming scheme. V30S ThinQ? just call it V35 ffs

28. Cat97

Posts: 1983; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Actually the V30S ThinQ is nothing but a rebranded V30 with slightly altered firmware, you can't call it anything else but V30.

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