LG V30, the first flagship smartphone from the Korean company to feature an OLED display will go on sale in the U.S. starting October 5. The smartphone was announced late August at IFA 2017 in Berlin, but the pricing and availability were not confirmed. Now LG has finally revealed the availability and price of the V30 in the US and the UK markets.
In the US, the V30 will be available from all the four major mobile networks. AT&T will have the V30 in stores starting October 6 and pre-orders will start the day before. The LG V30 will be available on a 30-month plan and will be charged at $27 a month. The price translates to $810 in total for the smartphone.
LG V30 will be available from Verizon and T-Mobile starting October 5. Verizon says the pricing will be announced later. T-Mobile says online sales will begin on October 13 and it is charging $80 up front and $30 a month for 24 months. On T-Mobile, the price of the LG V30 translates to $800 and it will only be selling the silver model. Sprint will be exclusively selling the LG V30+, the variant with 128GB internal storage. It has not revealed the pricing of the device just yet.
In the UK, the LG V30 will be available contract-free exclusively from Carphone Warehouse. It is priced at £800 and Vodafone UK is offering the smartphone with £80 upfront and £34 a month for a total of 24 months. Vodafone is giving unlimited calls and texts and 1GB 4G data a month and the device will be available in cloud silver, Moroccan blue colour.
In terms of features, the LG V30 sports a 6-inch Quad HD+ P-OLED display with thinner bezels and a screen-to-body ratio of nearly 81 percent. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It features a dual rear camera setup with a 16MP primary sensor and a 13MP wide-angle camera. The V30 gets a 5MP selfie camera and comes with 3300mAh battery. The handset runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat and it is IP68 water and dust resistant. LG has not revealed the pricing or availability of V30 in India just yet.