LG V30’s Main Camera is actually not f/1.6 Aperture as per advertised?

LG V30’s Main Camera is actually not f/1.6 Aperture as per advertised?

One of the biggest highlights of LG V30 may not be true as advertised? LG v30 main camera aperture may not be featuring f1.6 aperture.

LG claims that the main camera boasts of an f-number of 1.6. The f/1.6 makes the LG V30 the widest aperture in the segment of smartphone by beating Samsung’s f/1.7 on the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S7.

What’s the benefits of wider aperture? Wider aperture ensure more light or decrease shutter time. Theoretically V30 camera is superior than any of the smartphone in market right now.

Russian blog Technot pointed out early camera samples from the main rear camera show the data of picture indicate that the f-number on the rear shooter is actually f/1.69 instead of f/1.6. To add proof to the scene, Other users on Reddit also confirm that the LG V30 indeed has a f/1.69 aperture.

LG chose to ignore the hundredths digit and instead truncating the f/1.69 to f/1.6 as a master mind marketing gimmick. We hope LG will be able to explain how the EXIF data show and what they advertised is different.

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