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LG V30S ThinQ


  • High screen-to-body ratio (81.21 %)
  • Water-resistant phone
  • Lightweight phone
  • Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.29 inches)
  • Extremely high pixel density screen (537 ppi)
  • High-resolution camera (16 megapixels)
  • Lots of RAM (6 GB RAM)


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The LG V30S ThinQ is here to introduce us to LG's approach to artificial intelligence on mobile and to show us how AI can make a good smartphone an even better one. A primary use for the phone's AI algorithms is to recognize various scenes and objects. Right now there are 8 scenes that can be recognized by the LG V30S: Portrait, Animal, City, Flower, Sunrise, Sunset, Food, and Landscape. QLens is another AI feature built into the phone's camera app. It is designed to let you search for a particular product on Amazon by taking a photo of it using the LG V30S. On the hardware front, the LG V30S is nearly identical to last year's LG V30 despite the "S" in its name.

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  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (8.0), LG UX UI
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.57 oz (158 g)
      the average is 5.6 oz (159 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum
  • Features:
    • Fingerprint (touch)
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust, Shock resistant
    • IP certified:

      IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

      • IP 68
    • MIL-STD-810 certified:
      • Yes
  • Colors:
    • Gray, Blue


  • Physical size:
    • 6.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 537 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • P-OLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 81.21 %
  • Features:
    • HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • 16 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Dual LED
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F1.6
    • Camera sensor size:

      Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

      • 1/3.09"
    • Pixel size:

      Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

      • 1 μm
    • Hardware Features:
      • Dual-camera (13-megapixel, 120-degree viewing angle, F1.9 aperture), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser, Phase detection)
    • Software Features:
      • Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Digital image stabilization, Histogram, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 3840x2160 (4K), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD)
    • Features:
      • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Wide Angle, Autofocus


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 540
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 6 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 128 GB
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

      • up to 2000 GB


  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 3300 mAh
  • Wireless charging:
    • Built-in (Qi, Powermat)
  • Talk time:
    • 16.50 hours
      the average is 22 h (1290 min)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 15.2 days (365 hours)
      the average is 22 days (530 h)


  • Screen mirroring:
    • DLNA, Wireless screen share
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation


  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 66
  • Data:
    • LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes
  • HD Voice:
    • Yes
  • VoLTE:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 5.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 3.1
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync


  • Officially announced:
    • 25 Feb 2018

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This device is also known as LG V30S+ ThinQ

Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG V30S+ ThinQ

Differences from the main variant:

  • Built-in storage:

    Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

    • 256 GB

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