Gadgets and Gizmos December 2017 - Page 4

LG V30+ LG has Launched a smartphone with OLED FullVision display in the Indian market. The device has a Cine Video mode for producing movie-quality videos. Priced at `44,990, V30+ will be sold exclusively on Amazon India. The device has a sleek body, is 7.3-mm thick, weighs 158 grams, has a 6-inch QuadHD screen and is protected by Gorilla glass at the front and rear. It has an always-on second screen at the top that gives quick access to shortcuts and music player. Other than a fingerprint sensor at the rear, V30+ also supports face recognition and voice recognition for unlocking the phone. The device is IP68 certified, and water and dust resistant. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, paired with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. While most new flagship smartphones have Android Oreo out-of-the-box, V30+ is still running on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat). LG is betting big on multimedia and that’s why the V30+ packs in a dual camera module with optical im- age stabilisation. It features a 16 MP standard camera 2 and a 13 MP wide-angle camera – the former has support for optical image stabilisation, electronic image stabilisation and hybrid auto focus, along with laser detection auto focus and phase detection auto focus. The camera also has a manual mode with access to settings such as white balance, shutter speed, aperture and ISO. V30+ also features a Cine Video mode enabling users to produce professional quality videos. Point Zoom allows users to zoom in on any subject smoothly using the zoom slider, regardless of its position in the frame. Cine Effect provides a palette of 15 presets to give vid- eos a unique movie-like look – from romantic comedy, summer blockbuster, mystery, thriller and classics. V30+ packs in a 3,300-mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0, using which 50 per cent battery can be charged in just 30 minutes.