New podcast available – the Moto X4 and LG V30 reviews are up!

The extended audio from our video reviews are now available for your listening enjoyment on your favorite podcast platform – Sean P talks about the pros and cons of each device in our seperate reviews.  Links for the podcast are below.

Silicon Theory podcast – iTunes, Google Play Music, SoundCloud

You can of course still watch the video reviews (and we hope that you do, or did) – you can find all of our video content at – leave any questions you might have in the comments here or on the videos – and as always, thanks for listening or watching!


New video – LG V30+ unboxing

We just got our review unit in from LG and wanted to give you a quick unboxing of this really great looking phone.  Check it out, and if you have any questions about this device as we review it, make sure to leave them in the comments on the video or here at the site.  Make sure you subscribe to our channel on YouTube so you don’t miss a minute of our tech related content!

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LG V30 camera comparison to a RED cinema camera

LG V30 picWe got this release from LG recently, where they partnered up with Parker Walbeck to recreate an iconic scene from “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” with both a RED cinema camera as well as the V30, to see how good the V30’s camera really is.  Check it out after the jump for all the details…its pretty neat stuff!  We can’t wait for the official release of the V30 so we can put it through its paces ourselves.

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LG V30 shown off by JerryRig Everything

LG V30 Angle

While we are very much looking forward to some hands on time with the newest flagship from LG (when it finally gets released) – in the meantime, we got the following press release from LG on how they partnered up with the YouTube channel JerryRig Everything to talk about the hardware and build quality of the V30.

LG has teamed up with JerryRigEverything to provide an exciting and deep dive look at LG V30’s build quality. Here’s a link, and below are some notable points to check out!

  • 00:17 – 00:52– Shows footage of NYC from the helicopter shot from the V30
  • 00:57 – 01:45– Zach Nelson provides an overview of his initial impressions of the V30, S8 design comparison
  • 02:37 – 02:43– Durability – glass lens
  • 04:45– 06:48 – Discussion around the lens, 10-bit image sensor, and general overview of the camera capabilities and playback features
  • 06:49 – 07:08– DSLR Camera comparison
  • 09:24– Phone turns back on after re-assembling it

If you are as interested as we are in this new device, check it out!

The V30 could be the best smartphone LG has ever produced


One of the big announcements from the IFA mobile tech event in Berlin today was the official unveiling of the LG V30, the latest flagship from Korean tech company.  And boy, was it a doozy.  Early info on the device from multiple sources is that it looks and feels well made, has a ton of features, and improves in some significant ways on their previous flagship the LG G6 (which is a fine phone in its own right) – in fact, it could very well be the best smartphone that LG has ever made.

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