Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

VG



3 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 237498 5-Jun-2018 13:42
Send private message quote this post

Hi there, I've very much been out of the loop over these last few years as I have run my HTC m8 from launch to now recent death.

 

Spending some time catching up again, I've become pretty interested in the LG V30+.  Great specs, official reviews, user feedback, etc.  However being bit of pleb I'm pretty confused about what's going on with LG and all the recent releases/soon to be namely LG G7, V35, Q7 and an upcoming V40?!

 

Would appreciate if someone had a few mins to explain what's what and help me get back in the game for the Nz market please so I can make an educated decision about what to do.

 

Cheers

 

V

 

 


Create new topic
1373 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 475

Trusted

  Reply # 2029838 5-Jun-2018 14:17
quote this post

LG has a similar tick-tock release cycle to Samsung and Huawei - the G-series and the V-series. These mirror the Galaxy S / Galaxy Note and Huawei P-series / Mate series in that the former is the slimmer fashion-forward mainstream flagship and the latter is the all-singing all-dancing big-screen powerhouse.

 

Notably LG uses 'Plus' to refer to storage rather than screen size which is a little odd.

 

The V30/V30+ is excellent and remains my favourite phone of the last 12 months for its advanced haptics, wide-angle camera, awesome battery life, and industrial design. Design has yet to be topped to my mind.

 

There are two variants of the V30 for different markets - the V30S, which is the V30 with more storage and RAM, and the V35 for AT&T/Google Fi in the US, which is the G7 in a V30 box. Neither of these are coming to AU or NZ and aren't intended for this part of the world.

 

The G7 will be launching in NZ soon. I'm daily driving one at the moment.





Product Manager @ PB Tech

https://pbtech.co.nz/smartphones


3566 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 145

Trusted

  Reply # 2029847 5-Jun-2018 14:46
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

NikT:

 

LG has a similar tick-tock release cycle to Samsung and Huawei - the G-series and the V-series. These mirror the Galaxy S / Galaxy Note and Huawei P-series / Mate series in that the former is the slimmer fashion-forward mainstream flagship and the latter is the all-singing all-dancing big-screen powerhouse.

 

Notably LG uses 'Plus' to refer to storage rather than screen size which is a little odd.

 

The V30/V30+ is excellent and remains my favourite phone of the last 12 months for its advanced haptics, wide-angle camera, awesome battery life, and industrial design. Design has yet to be topped to my mind.

 

There are two variants of the V30 for different markets - the V30S, which is the V30 with more storage and RAM, and the V35 for AT&T/Google Fi in the US, which is the G7 in a V30 box. Neither of these are coming to AU or NZ and aren't intended for this part of the world.

 

The G7 will be launching in NZ soon. I'm daily driving one at the moment.

 

 

I am looking forward to the G7. What is the battery life like @NikT? I am a little concerned about the smallish battery size.


VG



3 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 2029910 5-Jun-2018 16:45
Send private message quote this post

NikT:

 

LG has a similar tick-tock release cycle to Samsung and Huawei - the G-series and the V-series. These mirror the Galaxy S / Galaxy Note and Huawei P-series / Mate series in that the former is the slimmer fashion-forward mainstream flagship and the latter is the all-singing all-dancing big-screen powerhouse.

 

Notably LG uses 'Plus' to refer to storage rather than screen size which is a little odd.

 

The V30/V30+ is excellent and remains my favourite phone of the last 12 months for its advanced haptics, wide-angle camera, awesome battery life, and industrial design. Design has yet to be topped to my mind.

 

There are two variants of the V30 for different markets - the V30S, which is the V30 with more storage and RAM, and the V35 for AT&T/Google Fi in the US, which is the G7 in a V30 box. Neither of these are coming to AU or NZ and aren't intended for this part of the world.

 

The G7 will be launching in NZ soon. I'm daily driving one at the moment.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for that NikT, I got a little lost with the different market exclusivity.

 

I'll be keeping my eyes out on here for more G7 updates...I've seen some of your feedback on that 'G7 availability thread'  Perhaps once you've done the road test a fresh G7 thread would be ace please. 

 

Cheers

 


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.