LG V30 camera test: Samsung’s Galaxy S8 should be very afraid

The icing on the cake is the V30’s slate of pro-level settings. Most people are fine with letting the camera’s software do the heavy lifting. But there’s also Slo-mo, Grid Shot, Snap Shot and Manual, among many others.

The Manual mode provides enough controls to make a pro camera user jealous. The V30’s software allows users to adjust white balance, ISO, shutter speed, and more. There’s even a little histogram, which represents the tonal distribution in a digital image.

While our short experience with the V30’s camera has largely been positive, we did find its operation to be on the slower side. When snapping a photo, there’s often a noticeable pause when processing that image. To be fair, LG says the unit we’ve been using isn’t a production model, so we’ll give it the benefit of the doubt.

We haven’t spent too much time with the V30’s video functions (yet), but they’re supposedly the best in the business. There’s a Cine Video mode, for example, that can record lossless audio and zoom in on objects in a slow and smooth fashion, as if you’re using a heavy duty Hollywood camera.

Once we get our hands on a retail V30, we’ll take a closer look at the camera. But if that’s the feature you care about most, you’d be hard-pressed to find a device with a better one.

Article source: https://www.technobuffalo.com/2017/09/03/lg-v30-camera-test/