This is the LG V30: videos show LG's new flagship from all sides


The proverbial cat is out of the bag: the new LG V30 has leaked out nearly entirely. LG's next flagship, a bigger phone than the LG G6, but with a similar design, 2:1 bezel-less display and similar camera setup, the V30 has surfaced in a number of videos that show it from every side and angle.

The LG V30 videos were originally posted on Hitrecord, an organization created by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt that helps people collaborate on video projects. LG has been working with Hitrecord for a few years now, using it as a platform to put its smartphone in the hands of creators.

This time around, the V30 videos were clearly posted prematurely, and while the original post is now pulled, the Internet has a record of them all for everyone to see:

LG V30
PlatformAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
with LG UX 6.0
Display6.0" AMOLED 18:9 display
1440 x 2880 pixel Quad HD+
+ support for HDR content
Dimensions
Weight
151.4 x 75.2 x 7.4mm
Unknown weight
SoC
RAM
Snapdragon 835 (10nm) up to 2.45GHz
Unknown RAM
CamerasDual rear cameras: 13MP + 13MP (super wide-angle)
Front camera
Storage64GB + microSD
Battery3,000 mAh
with USB-C
Special featuresManual photo and video controls, Dedicated DAC for better audio
*Preliminary specs based on leaks.


The first obvious thing is that the back of the LG V30 is made of glass and features a nearly identical styling to that of the G6. On the back are two 13-megapixel cameras, one with a super wide angle view, and a regular one. The fingerprint scanner is on the back.


Over the next few videos we get to see the camera interface of the V30. The phone is expected to be a media powerhouse, shipping with advanced manual controls for both photography and video.


Of course, you will also have a cleaner viewing mode in the camera, for those who prefer simplicity.


The slightly curved edges of the display are visible as well. The LG V30 is expected to feature a 6.0-inch AMOLED display.


There is no secondary display on the V30, as LG seems to put this idea to rest. However, a floating secondary screen is said to be offered as an option in the interface.

What do you think: do you like this new LG V30?

source: Hitrecord (now pulled down) via Android Police

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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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45 Comments

1. adi9764

Posts: 119; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

wtf was that

15. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

No one is safe from leakers ffs. That being said, the note 8 is a little more appealing imo. Can't wait to see this camera with its f1.6 and that of the note 8 go head to head.

18. MINDoSOUL

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

If the Note 8 has dual speakers: 1.Note 8 2.Pixel 2 XL 3.LG V30 If not and the V30 has dual speakers then: 1.Pixle 2 XL 2.V30 3.Note 8 Other than that: 1.Pixel 2 XL 2.Note 8 3.V30

29. foreverNOOB

Posts: 167; Member since: Jul 07, 2017

Manual Camera/Video capabilities 1.V30 2.Note 8 3.Pixel 2 XL Audio recording/Playback capabilities 1.V30 . . 2.Note8 . 3.Pixel 2 XL Design 1.Note 8/V30 2.Pixel 2 XL Office& Productivity capabilities 1.Note 8 . 2.V30 . 3.Pixel 2 XL IP rating/Durability rating 1.V30 2.Note8 3Pixel 2 XL Widespread Availability 1.Note 8 2.V30 . . . 3.Pixel 2 XL Widespread after sell service 1.Note8/V30 . . . . 2.Pixel 2 XL Price/performance ratio after first month 1.V30 . . 2.Note8 3.Pixel 2 XL Resell value 1.Note8 . 2.Pixel 2 XL . . 3.V30

34. MINDoSOUL

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

No matter how great Note 8 and V30 will be compared to the Pixel 2XL in all the categories you listed there is one category they can't beat and that is the most important category "Software support and upgrade". For that alone the only chance Note 8 can over take Pixel 2 XL in my preference is if dual speakers are added to its impressive arsenal.

37. foreverNOOB

Posts: 167; Member since: Jul 07, 2017

Great software support will not effective if hardware support doesn't matching it, And i won't call Google's hardware support as great.

40. Skizzo

Posts: 403; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

It's a close race either way you look at it, which just shows that all 3 a great phones!

41. Highside

Posts: 197; Member since: Jan 31, 2017

NO REMOVABLE BATTERY = FAIL

2. ikenvape

Posts: 309; Member since: May 28, 2014

Creepy af. Now we just wait for the news reports of a psychotic couple with an underground sex dungeon complete with bodies and hand cuffs.

3. nh1402

Posts: 138; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

"from all sides" shows 2 of 6 sides...

4. limona

Posts: 72; Member since: May 19, 2017

Why do you think it won't have 3.5mm audio jack?

5. Raigo90

Posts: 11; Member since: May 12, 2013

Well, I think I'll take V30 rather than Note 8. V30 seems more sexier :)

6. limona

Posts: 72; Member since: May 19, 2017

I hope those specs are not real...

7. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

No audio jack,3000 mah Wt*? Anyway i loved the design

8. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

The greatest leak of all time. No one is safe from leaksters.

9. pixel_ftw

Posts: 84; Member since: Jun 19, 2017

6 inch QHD+ resolution with only 3000mAh. Will it be really OK? I wonder is LG's oled is as efficient as samsung's oled.

14. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

"I wonder is LG's oled is as efficient as samsung's oled." Is is really a matter to wonder upon? LG is nowhere near Samsung in smartphone OLED displays.

17. splus

Posts: 160; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

This is a completely new display by LG (Apple signed in for it for its next iPhone), which is featured to have zero burn in and lower power consumption than Samsung display. So there you go...

10. aegislash

Posts: 1517; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Wow, that is one gorgeous as hell smartphone. It's like they took the G6, which is already beautiful as is, and refined it to an even greater level of beauty. Super slim bezels along the top and bottom is the way to go. Essential Phone and iPhone 8 just look so....weird, with a cutout in the top of the display. Also, why is the lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack listed as a 'special feature'? If anything, all phones without one should have it listed under 'perfectly functioning removed features'

11. haruken

Posts: 307; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Oh another flop LG phone that no one's going to buy.

44. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 925; Member since: May 07, 2014

Is it a good phone or Is it a bad one? does it look good or does it look bad?

12. shield

Posts: 852; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

Nice design, spec no oficial Furkan, 3,5mm jack is i, and battery same G6 or better.http://winfuture.de/news,99001.html#sci1502133907,800,541,17235 3rd photo show 3,5mm jack.

13. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Thanks for photo

16. dnomadic

Posts: 424; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

With so many leaks, you would think manufacturers were building phones in the White House. Seriously, I hate the word leak, We should call them what they are...Well time releases, to distract us from XYZ's new release (especially in the case of Apple and Samsung) Whenever there is a Samsung news Releases best believe an Apple rumor will be coming soon to distract... S8 rumor ...Here come the Bezel free Iphone 8... as the Iphone 8 nears (the s9 will have .....).

35. MINDoSOUL

Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

let's not even talk about bezel-less screen, because none of the mentioned device is bezel-less. The Iphone with that "notch" isn't bezel-less.

19. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Me Gustas..!!! I hope its not jackless..!

22. Nyanspider

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 22, 2017

It has a jack, the writer is stupid, I believe.

36. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Hey, the V30 has a headphone jack..! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WweFRyy9H7I

20. Lumberjack

Posts: 306; Member since: May 04, 2017

It is oled screen not amoled

24. Nyanspider

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 22, 2017

It's AMOLED. OLED is just the general term for AMOLED or PMOLED and AMOLED is the tech that allows individual pixels to light themselves up. The P-OLED mentioned means plastic OLED, which is self explanatory.

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