The flagship smartphones already on the market are quite powerful by today's standards. But, at times, they lack the modern functionality that appears after they upgrade to a new version of the operating system. On the Net, there was a message about the beginning of the upgrade to Android Oreo of one of the most notable last year's flagship devices.
Not all LG V30 update to Android Oreo and not “through the air”
The update to Oreo began with the LG V30 smartphones in the operator's network T-Mobile. However, the update in question is not provided “by air”. Users will have to install it manually via the LG Bridge software. More detailed information about the update to the next version of the operating system software of one of the most famous flagships was reviewed by Himanshu on the pages of the resource gsmarena.com. Most recently, LG released its previously reviewed new flagship G7 ThinQ with a display notch.
The official list of affected software changes is not available. It is reported that it probably implemented those capabilities of artificial intelligence, which are peculiar to the model V30 ThinQ. In addition, the update includes a security patch for the Android operating system for April 2018.
T-Mobile also confirmed that the OTA update will be available next week. It's enough to consider the technical characteristics of the device previously described by the resource gsmarena.com to understand – the LG V30 and in 2018 is a great smartphone, the capabilities of which will be further expanded by a new version of the mobile operating system.
LG V30 is still a modern and productive flagship  The smartphone LG V30 was announced in August last year, but the market appeared only in September 2017. Supported network technology – GSM / HSPA / LTE. It weighs 158 grams with dimensions (in millimeters) – 151.7 (height) x 75.4 (width) x 7.3 (thickness). The front and back panels of the device are covered with glass Gorilla Glass 5. The frame of the smart phone in question is metal.
There are two versions of the LG V30. The first one supports only one Nano SIM SIM card. The second version is characterized by the support of two SIM-cards, thanks to a hybrid slot, which means that one of the slots for a memory card can be used. In the model with the support of one SIM-card, a special slot for microSD memory cards is provided.
The protection of LG V30 from water and dust corresponds to the IP68 certification, which suggests that the smartphone can withstand immersion in water to a depth of not more than 1.5 meters and conduct there is not more than 30 minutes.
The 6.0-inch P-OLED display of the device in question supports 16 million colors. Its area is 92.9 square centimeters. The screen occupies approximately 81.2% of the surface of the smartphone. The resolution of the LG V30 display is 1440 x 2880 pixels, which corresponds to an image density of about 537 pixels per inch. Aspect ratio of smart phone screen is 18: 9, which is a distinctive feature of modern full-screen devices. The display contrast characteristics of LG V30 are 207000 (nominal), 4.022 (in sunlight).
The smartphone also supports Dolby Vision / HDR10 and Always-on display. Its operating system out of the box was Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), but the upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) was originally intended. The LG V30 is based on last year's flagship chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, equipped with an eight-core CPU, in which four 2.45-gigahertz Kryo cores are combined with four 1.9- gigahertz kernels of Kryo. The graphics processor of this chipset is Adreno 540.
In the V30 + version, 4 gigabytes of RAM are combined with a 128-gigabyte built-in storage. The V30 version has the same amount of RAM with 64 GB capacity of the built-in drive.
The 16-megapixel sensor (aperture – f / 1.6, 1μm, 3-axis optical image stabilization (OIS), PDAF) is combined with a 13-megapixel sensor (diaphragm – f / 1.9, without AF). The camera located on the back of the device in question supports autofocus with phase detection. It is equipped with a LED (flash) flash. Among its functions are geotagging, touching, face detection, HDR and panning. It provides shooting: with a resolution of 2160p at a speed of 30 frames per second, 1080p – 30/60 frames per second, 720p – 120 frames per second. The recorded stereo sound is 24-bit / 192-kilohertz. The function of HDR-video shooting is also implemented.
The 5-megapixel SELFI camera (f / 2.2, 1/5 “, 1.12μm) is located on the front panel of the device.
LG V30 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, access points. Features Bluetooth – 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD. Support for GPS – A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO. NFC support is also provided. The phone has FM radio with RDS. The characteristics of the USB port – 3.1, Type-C 1.0.
Among the sensors of the device, which began to receive updates to the new version of the mobile OS – located on the rear panel fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, compass, barometer and sensor color spectrum.
The smartphone is powered by its non-removable 3000 mAh battery. It is marketed in several colors – black (Aurora Black), silver (Cloud Silver), blue (Moroccan Blue), purple (Lavender Violet) and pink (Raspberry Rose).
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