The LG V30 Review Results

The LG V30 Review

LG V30 Review Results

The LG V30 is set to release October 20th in Canada. With the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 being released and announced not too long ago, how will LG’s response stack up to the competition? The LG V30 boasts a 6-inch OLED display making for a nice a compact 18:9 FullVision display. No one likes straight edges, right? Right. The LG V30 has tempered glass front and back and curved edges for seamless transition. The all glass exterior allows for a sleek and polished look as well as reducing the phones mass. In fact, the LG V30 is the lightest smartphone in the 6-inch display category. Enough about looks, its whats on the inside that matters! Below is the full spec list:


  • Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform
  • Display: 6.0-inch 18:9 QuadHD+ OLED FullVision display (2880 x 1440 / 538ppi)
  • Memory:
    • V30: 4GB LPDDR4x RAM / 64GB UFS 2.0 ROM / MicroSD (up to 2TB)
  • Camera:
    • Rear Dual: 16MP Standard Angle (F1.6 / 71°) / 13MP Wide Angle (F1.9/ 120°)
    • Front: 5MP Wide Angle (F2.2 / 90°)
  • Battery: 3,300mAh
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat
  • Size: 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm
  • Weight: 158g
  • Network: LTE-A 4 Band CA
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac / Bluetooth 5.0 BLE / NFC / USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
  • Colour: Cloud Silver
  • Others: IP68 Water and Dust Resistant / MIL-STD 810G Compliant / Crystal Clear Lens / 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC / HDR10 / Daydream / Google Assistant / UX 6.0+ / Voice Recognition / Face Recognition / Fingerprint Sensor / Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 Technology / Wireless Charging

How does the LG V30 fair against the tough competition this fall? Check out the LG V30 review results here:

ReviewerScoreNormalized ScoreProsCons
Tech radar4.5/590/100Streamlined design
Bursting with features
Interesting camera improvements
Gorgeous OLED display
Doesn’t launch with Android Oreo
Quite expensive
Selfies and low-light photography aren’t industry-leading
PC Mag4/580/100Dual cameras, one ultra-wide angle. Gigabit LTE. First phone for T-Mobile's new 600MHz network. Well-placed fingerprint sensor.Applies too much noise reduction in low-light photos. Battery life isn't great.
Digital Trends8/1080/100OLED screen
Highly creative video mode
Wide-angle camera
Superb audio
Great battery life
Lacking video and photo editing features
Screen edges very sensitive
No unlocked version yet

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  • Streamlined design
  • Dual cameras
  • Highly creative video mode


  • Doesn’t launch with Android Oreo
  • Applies too much noise reduction in low-light photos
  • Screen edges very sensitive