LG V30S ThinQ and 256GB V30S+ ThinQ launched in Korea, price revealed

LG announced V30S ThinQ , the company’s first ThinQ mobile device with integrated AI features ahead of MWC 2018 last month. Today the company launched these smartphones in for the South Korean market and also announced the price. LG also confirmed that existing V30 customers will get these new AI features starting tomorrow in Korea.

The LG V30S  ThinQ has Vision AI that brings

  • AI CAM – Analyzes subjects in the frame and recommends the optimal shooting mode among eight categories: portrait, food, pet, landscape, city, flower, sunrise, and sunset.
  • QLens – Scans QR codes to offer information as to where to buy the product online at the lowest price as well as recommendations of similar items. Supports Food, fashion and celebrities or detailed information of landmarks such as buildings and statues.
  • Bright Mode – Uses algorithms to brighten images by a factor of two for better looking photos without the noise.

It also has Voice AI that allows users to run apps and change settings through voice commands alone. It works alongside Google Assistant offering direct selection of specific functions, eliminating the need to search through menu options. Apart from the A.I features, it has similar specifications of the V30.

LG V30S  ThinQ specifications

  • 6-inch (2880 x 1440 pixels) QHD+ OLED display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, 538 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage (V30S ThinQ) / 256GB storage (V30S+ ThinQ), expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with LG UX 6.0+
  • 16MP rear camera with f/1.6-aperture, 71-degree wide-angle lens, dual-tone LED flash, Laser auto focus, OIS, EIS, PDAF, 13MP secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture, 120-degree wide-angle lens
  • 5MP front camera with 90-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, Voice Recognition, Face Recognition
  • Water, dust resistant (IP68), MIL-STD 810G certified
  • 32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC
  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3mm; Weight: 158g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
  • 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Wireless charging

The LG V30S ThinQ comes in New Moroccan Blue color with a green tint and New Platinum Gray colors, both with lenticular finish on the back. The LG V30S ThinQ with 128GB storage is priced at 1048,300 won (US$ 980 / Rs. 63,628 approx.) and the 256GB V30S+ ThinQ costs 1097,800 won (US$ 1025 / Rs. 66,630 approx.).

Both these will go on sale in Korea starting from tomorrow,March 9th through all the major carriers. LG already confirmed that it will come to  US and Europe after the Korea launch, so we can expect it sometime in Q2 2018.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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