LG LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver)

LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver)

LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver)

B&H # LGV30 MFR # LGUS998.AUSASV
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Capable
  • 16MP + 13MP Rear Cameras / 5MP Front
  • Snapdragon 835 Quad-Core CPU
  • 64GB Storage Capacity + 4GB of RAM
  • 6.0" OLED Touchscreen Display
  • QuadHD+ 2880 x 1440 Resolution
  • IP68 Water and Dust Resistant
  • Embedded 3300mAh Battery
  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat
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This device is carrier-unlocked and should work fully with carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility or activation on CDMA Carriers.

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LG US998 overview

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See more while holding less with the LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone. Despite its 6-inch, 18:9-ratio, QHD+ display, the LG V30 weighs less than 160g and is only 7.3mm thick—that's both lighter and thinner than its predecessor, while still boasting a screen 5% bigger. Behind the V30's crisp, 2880 x 1440 FullVision display is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, which features a big.LITTLE configuration. This setup utilizes two separate Kyro processors working independently from each other to better manage performance and battery life. Supporting this configuration are 4GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage, with a microSD card reader that will allow you to expand your base memory.

The V30's camera setup includes a pair of rear lenses: a 16MP standard field-of-view sensor and a 13MP wide-angle lens. This dual-camera setup allows you to take advantage of the V30's many advanced photo- and video-capturing features and effects, including Pop-Out Picture Mode, Film Effect, and much more. A 5MP selfie camera is also onboard and comes with its own set of unique features, including Gesture Shot, Selfie Light, and Beauty Shot— to name a few.

Bluetooth 5.0 is onboard for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi is also integrated for high-speed Internet connectivity. Built-in NFC allows you to instantly connect to other NFC-enabled devices for content sharing, simply by tapping the two devices together. A-GPS with GLONASS is also available for using Google Location and Maps services. Additionally, the LG V30 features an embedded 3300mAh battery that can deliver hours of use.

GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports, and that they will allow you to used carrier unlocked phones. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
The US998 is a US variant of the LG V30. The US998's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America. It can also be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequencies your carrier uses are supported by this phone. The full list of compatible carrier frequencies can be found here, the frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specs.
Dual Rear Cameras
The LG V30 features dual rear cameras (16MP + 13MP) that allow you to switch between normal and wide-angle views. A 5MP front camera is also on board and includes a wide array of features including modes to make shooting selfies and group photos a breeze.
Dual f/1.6 Lenses
Similar to DSLR cameras, the LG V30's standard camera features a wide f/1.6 aperture and a glass lens, resulting in enhanced low-light performance and improved color clarity.
Customize Your Story
The LG V30 lets you choose from 16 presets to create specific tone and studio-quality videos like you see in the movies.
Hi-Fi Quad DAC Audio
Enjoy an amped playback experience with audio that sounds like the original live performance with the 32-bit QuadDAC.
Hi-Fi Video Recording
Three high-performance mics record lossless audio without distortion, so you can capture cleaner, crisper audio in louder environments that equals the quality of your video recordings.
Android 7.1.2 Nougat
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 7.0 Nougat adds major productivity capabilities to the operating system in the form of a multi-window view, which allows for two apps to be placed onscreen at a time. An improved notification system allows you to interact with texts and emails right from your notification pane - without needing to open the app. Other features include file-based encryption, a Data Saver mode, the ability to scale text and icons to better suit your phone's screen, and more
UPC: 652810819374

LG US998 specs

Performance
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Memory 4 GB
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU 2.45 GHz Qualcomm Kryo Quad-Core
1.9 GHz Qualcomm Kryo Quad-Core
Coprocessor None
GPU Adreno 540
Storage 64 GB
Display
Size 6.0"
Native Resolution 2880 x 1440
Display Colors 16.0 Million
Aspect Ratio 18:9
Pixel Density 537 ppi
Display Technology OLED
Screen Coating Gorilla Glass 5
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 1x USB - Type C
Audio 1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone
1x Integrated Speaker
Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
SIM Card Size Card 1: Nano
Communications
CDMA 2G CDMA: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
CDMA 3G CDMA2000, EV-DO: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5G UMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTE LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 66 Bands
Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 + LE 
NFC Yes
Infrared Yes
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes
Front Camera
Resolution 5.0 MP
Aperture f/2.2
Sensor Size 1/5"
Pixel Size 1.12 µm
Front Camera Flash
Front Camera Flash No
Rear Camera
Resolution 16.0 MP - Photo: 4656 x 3492 / Video: 3840 x 2160p 30 fps
Aperture f/1.6
Sensor Size 1/3"
Pixel Size 1.0 µm
Focus Type Laser Autofocus, Phase-Detect Autofocus
Image Stabilization Optical
Optical Zoom None
Secondary Rear Camera
Resolution 13.0 MP - Photo: 4160 x 3120
Aperture f/1.9
Focus Type Fixed Focus
Pixel Size 1.0 µm
Rear Camera Flash
Rear Camera Flash Yes
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Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometer (Altimeter), Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Proximity
Water Resistance None
IP Rating IP68
Keyboard Virtual
Battery Internal Lithium-Ion (3300.0 mAh)
Fast Charging Technology Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Wireless Charging Technology Qi
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.0 x 0.2 x 0.3" / 151.7 x 5.4 x 7.4 mm
Weight 5.57 oz / 157.91 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.9 x 3.6 x 2.3"

LG US998 reviews

LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver) is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 50.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 1st batch product I got this in May 2018 but unfortunately they sent me the unit likely from the first batch of production "popular" with various issues like- bluish screen. even at a slight movement while browsing, you could notice that the upper half & the lower half of the screen got two different color tones!, then there is a white/amber pixel lit in any deep black background which is not easily identifiable and so on.... I live in a country where I have to import electronics from abroad like US or UK and thus unable to claim any sort of warranty /refund. not that I needed them anyway. bhphoto has long been one of a trusted names to me..... until this.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Small Business Phone - on Verizon We've used many different phones including Moto, LG & Samsung. I switched my personal phone after 5 years with Samsung Note II and IV. I appreciate the flat no-nonsense screen on the V30 vs all the useless curved glass on the Note 8 'monster' phone. As far as I'm concerned the Note 4 was the last no-nonsense phone from Samsung. No problems activating on Verizon. Just make sure they can scan the bar codes on your box and this model instantly registers in their system. I installed the MOKO tempered glass screen protector and a Speck Presidio Grip case. The V30 I purchased here was manufactured Jan 2018 - no screen issues. No other issues in the 2 weeks I've had this wonderful phone.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For Those Where Music Quality Matters The V30 is smooth and quick running (no stutters scrolling, ever), has a great feel and balance to it physically, has a very nice display, a good main camera (not so good selfie cam), and a fantastic Hi-Fi music capability. This is by far my favorite Android phone--and its the first to feel as integrated and smooth as my Apple phones did in the past.� Overall, as a phone, I'm very happy. I'm more than happy, however, at the ability to plug in a set of great headphones, or an AUX into my car, and to be able to play much higher quality sound via the Hi-Fi DAC that is available. I didn't think it was going to make much of a difference, but is really does.� If quality music is your thing, get this phone.
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One Of The Best Smartphones Ever I have the T-Mobile version and will get an unlocked as well. This is a smartphone that does everything really well. It looks and feels great, lightweight but solid quality build. Great P-OLED screen with great color. Quad DAC for the headphone jack provides excellent sound. The only phone in the U.S. that hooks into T-MOBILE's super fast 600mhz band (faster than gigabit). 4k video capabilities. Best Smartphone Ive owned after 20 sine myPalm Treo 600 days.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great phone Beautiful screen, snappy performance, no carrier bloatware.� And, yes, it will activate on Verizon.� No issues.
Date published: 2017-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible phone with minor annoyances I upgraded to this phone from the LG V10 and overall the upgrade has been fantastic. The phone is fast, sleek, and feature-packed. The biggest upgrade is definitely the OLED screen - it's absolutely stunning. Even next to a brand new iPhone X, the LG's screen is an obvious winner (see the image showing the same exact picture on both phones. The LG is on the left). My unit also shows no banding at low brightness, although whites do appear a bit dirty/gray. One of the primary standout features is IP68 water resistance. The SD slot is also a feature rapidly disappearing from today's flagship devices. Unfortunately, in order to permit wireless charging and to provide a more sleek look, LG has ditched the removable battery. The battery appears to hold a long charge and has performed well for me so far, much better than my old V10's were performing, even with 3 different batteries I was swapping between. However, we all know that the battery will lose capacity over time and now replacing it with a freshly purchased one is a much bigger endeavor. Additionally, I have had to use the battery-pull reset method on my LG V10 many times, and I'm worried that the button reset will not be as powerful for resetting purposes as pulling a battery. The phone is very sleek and beautiful; it feels as nice as the iPhone X and Galaxy S8+ do. Unfortunately, it loses the rugged durability of the V10, which means that 95% of us are going to wrap that sleek body in a clunky case anyways - so I don't give LG too many points for the beauty of the device itself, as we won't get to appreciate that during normal use. This unlocked variant is definitely the way to go - the device came� almost entirely bloatware-free, with only a few LG apps that aren't too frustrating anyways. The ability to hop between carriers is also fantastic. One thing to note here - this variant does not come with the extra cord and USB-C wall plug that ship with Verizon's variant. So if you want to use USB-C charging speeds, you'll have to buy a type C-C cord and type C wall plug. The software features feel fast and powerful, and there are little useful things left and right. Go watch a YouTube video of V30 software features and you'll see what I mean. One-handed support, fast camera launch, almost everything can be customized, the floating bar is nice, etc. Using the device is very enjoyable. The primary annoyances I have discovered so far are: loss of removable battery, volume buttons moved to the side from the back (can be more easily bumped in pocket, etc.), headphone jack moved from the bottom of the device to the top (less convenient for when in pocket, but at least there still IS a jack), wide angle mode for selfie camera is terrible, selfie camera itself is not great, and whites look a bit dirty with brightness turned all of the way down. That said, the upgrades are impressive and well worth those losses. I highly recommend this phone!
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An LG phone that shouldn't be overlooked! The unlocked LG V30 is everything I had hoped for in a flagship phone. With the lowered price, it was difficult to pass up and I'm glad I did not. I'm using this on T-Mobile with HD quality calls and WIFI calling when I choose without any problems. LG has installed minimal bloatware which is another plus.�All of the many software features work well. Just received an update from LG. Thought it was the Oreo update, but only security. Now running 7.1.2. �Very pleased with my purchase and customer service at B&H PhotoVideo.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver) LG LG V30 US998 64GB Smartphone (Cloud Silver) this is the most under rated phone on the market, the OLED display beats Samsung and Apple, the picture quality is 4K and knocks out the competition when you add in the Sony sound system adjustability, with presets ahead of recording and also adjustability afterwards, it is slim it is small feeling but a VERY LARGE phone indeed.
Date published: 2017-12-20
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