There have been plenty of big announcements coming out of the IFA conference in Germany this week with the latest coming from Korean tech giant LG. The company has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the LG V30, and with it comes support for Google Daydream.
This is the first LG smartphone that’ll support Google’s mobile virtual reality (VR) headset, adding to an ever growing list of devices from companies like ZTE, Samsung, Huawei, Motorola and Google itself.
Featuring a 6-inch QHD+ FullVision OLED display and Hi-Fi Quad Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, the V30 weights in at 158g, has an IP68 water and dust resistance rating, an f/1.6 on its 16MP c lens with an additional a 13Mp wide-angle camera and it’ll be available in Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet.
Additional specs include 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and microSD support up to 256GB. While the 3,300mAh battery supports both wired and wireless charging.
The smartphone is expected to release this Fall in markets such as North America, Asia and Europe, with an earlier release taking place in LG home country of South Korea on 21st September. Pricing hasn’t yet been finalised but it’s rumoured to be in the $699 USD/£699 GBP region.
As for the Daydream compatibility, having another flagship phone to entice users onto the VR platform will only help Google as it looks to make up ground on the Gear VR.
As further smartphones come to market supporting Daydream VRFocus will let you know.