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LG has always been a giant in electronics but has always fallen short when it comes to smartphones but the good news is that LG is back with a phone worthy of being it’s flagship phone which is the LG V30 smartphone and it comes with a beautiful design and all round quality in terms of performance and camera.


  • Beautiful design
  • Good battery capacity
  • Good camera


  • Little ram space
  • Quite expensive


LG V30 comes with a 6.0inch poled display with a quad 1440 x 2880 display coupled with HDR 10 pamel which gives it wonderful and clear 4k display which is ideal for gamers and movie lovers. The body is made of metal with a beezel-less display ratio of 18:9 which gives the phone a tall and slim look. The screen is protected by corning gorilla glass 5 which is also the same on the Samsung galaxy note 8. LG V30 is also water and dust resistant and can last up to 30 minutes inside water without damage to the phone.


LG v30 runs on android nougat  (7.0) which is powered by an octa core snapdragon 835 processor coupled with the adreno 540 GPU to ensure smooth speed and performance. The device also comes with a 4gb ram which feels small compared to new devices but notwithstanding it gives outstanding benchmark results with gaming and multitasking very easy to do.


This is where things get interesting LG V30 comes with state of the art camera following this year trend of dual camera on most premium phones it spots two secondary camera of 16mp and 13mp wide angle camera which comes with optical image stabilisation, laser optimization, phase optimisation.There are various modes for pictures and videos with 4k resolution when recording videos. The front camera comes with 5mp camera with special 90 degrees wide angle lens which gives excellent selfies.

The LG v30 comes with the standard connectivity tools with wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and hotspot as well as 2g,3g and 4G lte networks.


LG v30 comes with a 3300mah non-removable lithium ion battery which comes with quick charging options,this is ideal battery for the phone and it also feature a USB 3.0 port which is the new standard that enables quick file transfer. The device also comes with a fingerprint scanner at the rear end of the phone which provides ample security for users.


  • Announced: August 2017
  • Available: Yes.
  • SIM: n/a
  • Platform: Android Operating System (Android 7.1.2 Nougat) with LG UX 6.0+.
  • Price Range: $840.
  • Fingerprint: Yes, rear-mounted.


  • Technology: GSM / HSDPA / LTE
  • 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands: LTE with VoLTE.


  • Type: OLED FullVision capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.0 inches.
  • Resolution: 2880 * 1440 pixels (Quad HD+).
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Dimensions: 151.7 * 75.4 * 7.3 mm.
  • Weight: 158g.
  • Colours: Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue & Lavender Violet.


  • Chipset: 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.
  • CPU: 2.45GHz Octa-core.
  • GPU: Adreno 540.


  • WLAN: WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v5.0 LE.
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS.
  • USB: USB Type-C (compatible with USB 3.1).
  • NFC: Yes.


  • Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB (UFS 2.0).
  • External Storage: Yes, expandable up to 256GB via microSD.


  • Rear Camera: 16MP 71-degree wide-angle lens + 13MP 120-degree wide-angle lens.
  • Rear Flash: Yes, dual-tone LED Flash.


  • f/1.6 aperture (Primary).
  • f/1.9 aperture (Seconodary).
  • OIS.
  • Laser Autofocus.
  • PDAF.
  • EIS.
  • Front Camera: 5MP 90-degree wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture.
  • Front Flash: No.


  • Capacity: 3300mAh.
  • Type: Non-removable Li-Ion battery
  • Features: Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 & Wireless charging.


  • Sensors:
  • Fingerprint.
  • Accelerometer.
  • Ambient Light.
  • Gyroscope.
  • Magnetometer.
  • Proximity.
  • MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document editor


The LG V30 is not yet available in Nigeria,when available you can get it at any of the online stores.LG v30 is to be released November 2017 and comes in Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue & Lavender Violet colours. The phone is quite pricey at $850 or around N350,000.

The phone is ideal for users who want a flagship phone with good specifications albeit at a pricey amount as the phone comes with elegant design with all the characteristics of a premium phones.


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