LG unveils the V30 which can produce movie-quality videos

Daily Mail - Science & tech

LG has unveiled its much anticipated V30 smartphone today at the IFA conference in Berlin. The device is a slimmer version of its top-of-the-line phone, with advanced new camera and voice-activation features aimed at active video users. The company claims the new features will allow users to take'movie-quality' videos. The LG V30 offers a 6-inch screen that is shorter and narrower than its previous flagship phone, the G6, introduced just six months ago, making it easier to grasp. It is the lightest smartphone with a 6-inch or bigger screen, LG said.


LG V30 Reportedly Focuses On Video, Multimedia Features

International Business Times

The LG V30 is going to be announced later this month, and it looks like the newest entry into the V series is getting a major boost in the multimedia department. A new report claims that the LG V30 will focus more on video and audio recording and multimedia playback. This new information on the LG V30's capabilities was exclusively reported by Android Authority. The site claims the the V30's f/1.6 lens camera will have the Cine Video and Live Zoom effects. Additionally, the LG V30's camera app will also have a new LG-log and Graphy feature, both of which are intended to give users a DSLR-like camera experience on the V30.


Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: 2017 Flagship Just Pretty Enough To Make You Think Twice

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The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have been on the market for just over one month and continue to be a hot topic among smartphone enthusiasts. Whether it's Samsung celebrating favorable sales of the handsets or hackers attempting to spoof the device's iris scanner, there is still a lot to say about the Galaxy S8. The smartphone introduces to Samsung's line a new design and new software features, such as the AI assistant Bixby. It also touts several feature improvements, including a sharper and faster camera and more efficient processors. Whether the Galaxy S8 is worth the buy is completely up to the consumer; however, there are many things to take into consideration when selecting a new premium smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautiful smartphone. It stands out during a time when mobile devices have become just ubiquitous enough for many consumers to not care about design, and would rather just have a functional device.


Samsung's Siri competitor will be called Bixby

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Samsung's'make or break' Galaxy S8 smartphone will have a smart assistant called Bixby to take on Apple's Siri, the firm has accidentally revealed on its own website. An Italian page found on the Samsung website clearly states'comandi vocali con Bixby', which means'voice commands with Bixby' when translated into English. Bixby is believed to be central to Samsung's plan for the S8, with the handset even having a dedicated button for the assistant. Samsung's Galaxy S7: The latest version of its flagship phone will come in two sizes, both with curved screens. An Italian page found on the Samsung website clearly states'comandi vocali con Bixby', which means'voice commands with Bixby' when translated into English.


7 Stand Out Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs And Features: First Impressions Review

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The Galaxy S8 releases Friday and as Samsung prepares to introduce to the market its first premium device following the Galaxy Note 7 disaster, the 2017 spring flagship is already receiving glowing reviews among pundits and enthusiasts. Preorder figures for the Galaxy S8 indicate consumers have not been scared away from products by the Android king. Reports indicate more than one million handsets have already sold in South Korea alone. In the U.S. carriers, including T-Mobile have already begun shipping models to early adopters. The large-screen Galaxy S8 Plus is expected to be the more popular model, but either option would be an excellent choice for someone in the market for a new all-around device.