The k30 is made of a sturdy mix of plastic and metal with a smooth metal back panel that hosts lg’s traditional rear, fingerprint sensor and power button. The screen is a fairly clear, 5.3 inch, 1280×720 ips panel with 277 pixels per inch, nearly the same as the g6 play at 282. text and graphics. Look, fine and viewing angles are decent. Colors can seem a little faded. However, we prefer the brighter and more accurate colors on the g6 play maximum screen. Brightness could afford to be higher as well, and the panel gets too reflective to be used in direct sunlight. The k30 is powered by an entry level, qualcomm snapdragon’s 422 processor clocked at 1.4 gigahertz. The phone has 2 gigabytes of ram compared with 3 gigabytes on the g6 play so it’s, not as capable of multitasking. There are noticeable instances of sluggishness when launching new apps, as well as animation lag when swiping between screens or pulling down the notification shade. Battery life is solid at 5 hours, 41 minutes of streaming full screen video over lte at maximum screen brightness. The k30 comes running android 7.1 nougat lg’s custom ui layer makes several visual changes to the home screen, app icons, notification, shades and menus out of the box. Apps are splashed across the main screen and the app drawer is removed, but that can be changed in the settings menu. The unlocked lg k30 has decent battery life and a sturdy build, but it simply doesn’t offer as much value as similarly priced phones.
T mobile customers who live in rural areas may get more value out of the carrier’s own model, even if they have to pay a bit more number 4. lg, g7 plus the lg g7 plus think brings hdr video audio file grade hardware, ip68 rating and a body Designed to withstand damage from being dropped, you get all this for a very reasonable price. The lg g7 plus think brandishes the very familiar glass sandwich design, but instead of resembling the lg g6 it more closely resembles the lg v30 plus the front and back are both protected by gorilla glass, 5, held together by an adequately broad metal frame. The review unit. We tested is the astro black variant, so in terms of its looks it’s completely discreet, there are no dual tone finishes or fancy streaks of life. Here all you get is a black glass back which will collect fingerprints very easily. The camera is now mounted vertically dead. In the center, instead of being horizontal and just below it, it’s the fingerprint scanner. Interestingly, the fingerprint scanner no longer doubles up as a home button, but i guess that’s a good thing since it’s one less mechanical part, you don’t, have to worry about failing the lg g7 plus think takes design cues from both the lg g6, which had a more Industrial build and even the lg v30, which was more curvaceous and excellent overall, the lg g7 plus think feels really good in the hands it sports a 6.
1 inch display with a 19.5 to 9 aspect ratio. The display has a resolution of 1440 by 3120, putting the pixel density of the display at roughly 564 ppi, where things get really interesting is with the fact that the g7 display offers 100 dci p3 coverage. The display also supports both dolby vision and hdr 10, meaning you’ll be able to stream your favorite shows and hdr onto the phone. The lg, g7 plus think is powered by qualcomm snapdragon 845 meter to six gigabytes of lp ddr4 ram, there’s 128 gigabytes of onboard storage, which can be expanded by the use of a micro sd card. The lg, g7 plus think, is a premium flagship smartphone that challenges the conventional thinking that a premium flagship has to come with a premium price tag. Number three lg g8x thinq, the lg g8x think second screen accessory, gives you two displays, which makes multitasking easier and gaming more comfortable. The water resistant phone also has a headphone jack, expandable memory, wireless charging and an excellent battery life by itself. The g8x is so thick. It reminds me of what it’s like to use an ultra rugged otterbox phone case. Putting the phone in my pants pocket or a small clutch was out of the question unless i just wanted to use the g8x itself pressing the volume buttons or the google assistant key on the left side of the phone when the second screen is open, is also Difficult since the hinge gets in the way of my fingers the front cover while useful for displaying the time and notifications traps fingerprints like crazy, i often found myself wiping it clean.
In addition, i thought at first that i couldn’t charge the phone inside the case, but lg included a magnetic usbc accessory that connects outside the case and plugs into a charging cable. The g8x has two rear cameras: a 12 megapixel standard camera and 13 megapixel wide angle. Camera lg is one of the first phone makers to include wide angle, shooters and it’s useful to capture more content in each frame, there’s a low light mode called night view similar to the pixel 4 iphone 11 and others. The g8x managed to capture a decent photo in a nearly dark living room. I was able to make out various furniture and objects in the photo that i couldn’t see in real life in front of me. Battery testing for the 4000 mah battery was excellent. When i continuously played video on airplane mode, the phone by itself lasted on average, 17 hours, 49 minutes it’s, one of the best lg phones without a doubt, number two lg v50. Think the lg v50 thing is a fantastic phone, that’s notable for one reason: it’s lg and sprint’s. First 5g phone. The 350 is a bit more expensive than last year’s lg v40, because it has a faster processor twice as much built in storage, a bigger battery and, of course, 5g connectivity. The v50 is about future proofing for those 5g speeds and in that sense it succeeds, but unless you live in an area where 5g high speed coverage exists or will exist soon, you can’t take advantage of the phone’s most exciting feature.
The 6.4 inch oled screen is as top notch as they come. The resolution is extended 1440p, making for amazing 538 pti density there’s, both hdr10 and dolby vision, support, always on option and whatnot, and underneath that beauty is the snapdragon 855 chip with six gigabytes of ram and a 5g modem lg has spare no resources on the cameras. The v50 offers triple cameras in its back with wide plus telephoto plus ultra wide arrangement, while the notch at the front hosts two selfie shooters for standard and wide photos. The v50 has a lot more to offer, though, and some of the features can’t be seen right away. The mah is very much appreciated. There’S also hi fi dac stereo speakers, fm radio and even a standalone micro sd slot. It does come in cheaper than the samsung galaxy s10 5g, though, but that phone comes with double the storage, two gigabytes of extra ram, a more modern design and extra rear camera. The look of the display is decidedly outdated with the likes of samsung’s hole, punch cameras, one plus is full coverage and other designs that shrink the notch and bezels further as intrusive as the notch can seem. There are some options to hide it. Unfortunately, you can only do that some of the time if you really want the best 5g phone, but you aren’t a big fan of samsung for whatever reason, maybe you never forgave it for the old bloatware, then the lg v50 is the next best option in many Markets number one lg, v40.
Think as our top pick, we have the lg v40 thinq. Fancy phones normally come with three cameras these days, one on the front two in the back for lg, three, just ain’t enough it’s new high end v40, thinq or actually pronounced thin q has two selfie cams and three rear cams at first i gawked to that number Of cameras, especially after seeing lg’s, gimmick heavy advertising slogan what’s it gon na take switch to the five camera phone a week later, i’m, a five camera convert, lg phones place second or third fiddle to the iphone and galaxy brands, but with the lg v40 thinq, the Korean tech company is making waves as the first mainstream phone to have five. Yes, five camera lenses dedicated to taking better, more creative photos than the iphone xs max or galaxy. Note. 9.. Three on the v40s rear 2 on the front, unlike the latest iphones and galaxies, it also has a beautiful oled screen 6.4 inches and it stretches from top to bottom, with a petite notch cut out on top for the selfie cams lg’s interface is acceptable enough. My v40 has less bloatware than previous models. No phone needs. Two calculators runs android 8 oreo and has monthly security patch dated september the first with lg’s new upgrade center now in operation. Hopefully, v40 owners won’t have to wait long to download android pie overall. V40 is speedy and quick. It matches some of the top android phones in many benchmark tests, thanks to a top of the line: qualcomm snapdragon 845 processor, six gigabytes of ram and 64 gigabytes of memory for storing all those apps and photos.
Your buck will stretch a little further this year, too. Lg phones now come with a two year. Warranty. The v40 may cost you a paycheck, but at least lg is putting its money where its mouth is buying guide, firstly, operating system. It boils down to two options: android or ios. The choice is actually more complicated than you imagined, since both operating systems have a sizable list of pros and cons. If you’re someone who enjoys tinkering around with your device and customizing it to your heart’s content, your team android, if you like, a simple, powerful os, which gets constant software updates and is supported for a more extended period, your team ios. Nevertheless, android is also almost as powerful, but not quite as simple, although the current android version has become much simpler to use than the days of gingerbread just know that ios as an os is quite limiting in some cases. Secondly, processor and ram your smartphone processor, also known as the chipset or the soc, is the component that’s responsible for just about everything functioning on your smartphone it’s. Essentially, the brain of your system and most of these processors also come equipped with ai capabilities that essentially make your phone as smart as it is today. A capable processor not only allows your device to function seamlessly, but it’s also capable of enhancing other factors. One example is image: processing, samsung phones, as an example come in two variants, one hosting the snapdragon chipset, the latest one being snapdragon 865 plus.
In contrast, the other one employs samsung’s in house exynos processor, the latest being exynos 990. Some reviewers have explicitly stated that there’s a tangible difference in not just the processing power of the two variants: snapdragon being much snappier, but also the image, processing abilities. And thirdly, display smartphone display sizes seem to be ever increasing and are continually pushing the boundary of what we’d expect a smartphone display size to be they’ve reached the phablet realm with displays even reaching up to 6.9 inches. However, in the age where content is being consumed increasingly on our pocket devices hard to call them that now this may not be a bad thing. We suggest anything above 5.7 inches, so you can really immerse yourself into games and media.