According to fresh reports, it has been leaked that LG will be launching LG V30s at MWC 2018. The smartphone will be available for buying next month in South Korea. The LG V30 and V30+ models that were released last year respectively feature 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage. Lets find out what LG V30s has to offer.

LG V30s specifications

The appearance is very similar to LG V30 with 6-inch FullVision OLED display with QHD+ resolution. The device will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. What makes LG V30s stand out is its internal storage which is rumored to have a massive 256GB.

Moving on-to optics, the camera setup at the back is dual with primary having 16MP sensor while the secondary with 5MP. It will also have 3,300 mAh battery.

The difference: LG V30 and LGV30s

One major difference is the inclusion of LG lens in V30s. In fact, the LG V30s will be the first smartphone from the company to feature it. It brings AI capabilities to the camera of the phone, similar to Bixby on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

What is LG Lens?

If a user takes a photo of a product through the LG V30s with LG Lens enabled, it will be able to reveal details of that item available online. Once the image is recognized, it will be able to find similar products and other items with similar pricing. LG Lens will support bar-code recognition and QR code identification. It also includes support for foreign language translation.

That’s not all, LG V30s can even convert English text automatically in preferred language when LG lens is enabled. 2018 is about to be the war of AI in smartphones and LG doesn’t want to leave any stone unturned.

The device will use GPS and it will be able to calculate real-time location of the user and provide information on the surrounding places depending on the direction and angle of the camera.

So why ‘s’ variant from LG?

LG seems to be trying Apple’s strategy by launching an upgraded version of its flagship device. There is a possibility that it will also launch LG G7s as an upgraded version for the upcoming LG G7 and LG V40s as an enhanced version of LG V40 that will be launching in the second half of this year.

LG V30s:Price and launch date

It will be released at MWC 2018 in Barcelona on 26th February.  It is likely to carry a price tag of $920 (approx. Rs 60K). Launch date in India hasn’t been revealed. Stay tuned!

What do you think about LG V30s? Will it be able to compete with OnePlus 5T and upcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s?