Unlocked LG V30 goes on pre-order in the US, but it won't arrive until December


After the LG G6 fiasco, the new LG V30 is definitely a nice surprise for Android fans. The smartphone is available for purchase in the United States for quite some time now, but the unlocked model hasn't been introduced yet.

Currently, LG's flagship can be bought from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon for various prices. But if you favor unlocked handsets over locked ones, you'll be happy to know the LG V30 (unlocked variant) is now available for pre-order at B&H.

In order to get one, you'll have to come up with $830 upfront. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait quite a long time for the smartphone to arrive, as B&H claims the unlocked LG V30 won't ship until December 5. Also, the phone is only available in Cloud Silver color.

Keep in mind that the unlocked LG V30 will work on all GSM and CDMA carriers in the United States, which makes it an even better deal if you're patient enough. There may be other retailers that will start offering the unlocked LG V30, but let's hope they'll ship it earlier than B&H.

source: B&H via AndroidPolice

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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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18 Comments

1. TechGirl90 unregistered

It's my Device LG and I need it NOW! I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!!

6. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

Too bad the LG V30 screen sucks. $830? ROFLLLLLL

13. Tipus

Posts: 869; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Too bad apple will use this screen as well. ROFL :)))

16. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

V30s screen doesnt have issues and it is good

20. barondebxl

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

It doesn't suck at all. It sounds like you don't own the device and are just speaking out of your butt hole

2. Lois13

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2015

LG putting on another clinic of how not to release a phone.

3. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Exactly. I'm over it now.

5. Lois13

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2015

It's sad. I like their phones and I want them to do well but they just shoot themselves in the foot repeatedly.

10. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Yes, sadly.

7. Powerstallion

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Where is the full review?

8. Romantico3pe

Posts: 179; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

Lg g6 fiasco?? I love mine

9. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

In the wake of the exploding Note 7, is "last year's SOC" really worthy of the term "fiasco"? It's still a good phone, it just came up short against the Q2 competition.

11. cmdacos

Posts: 4201; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

No wonder LG Mobile can't make any money...

12. miketer

Posts: 520; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

They're really testing everyone's patience....as usual. Mate 10 has already reached stores this part of the world. If it's not ready for release, don't launch it early. Seems they just don't learn.

15. midhath93

Posts: 15; Member since: Jun 23, 2014

Dear PhoneArena, Please elaborate on the term LG G6 fiasco? I really cant recall any sort of flaws that phone had. Still one of the best phone you could buy specially for the price. Correct me if i am wrong.

19. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

G6 is a good device. Users are happy. You cant call fiasco to a cheap device I think

21. djk4363

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

I think LG have made a huge blunder with their best weapon to date - the V30. It was announced what seems to be ages ago, yet it has not been made available in many (most) markets globally. There is a consensus and a huge interest in the phone as being a great phone. However, between announcement and availability, the Note 8, Pixels and the Mate 10s popped up and started building a market share. I, for one, was eagerly waiting for the V30 in the UAE, but ended up buying a Note 8. There is still no news as to when the V30 will be available. Sorry LG, but you have "ducked" up royally. ANd to think you could have sold millions.

22. nooi_c

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Here's my positive spin on this delayed sell. LG might want to empty their first lot of V30 in US the the improved second and next lot can be sold anywhere with no concern. But these company won't think like this for sure.

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