The LG V40 ThinQ has been officially launched by the South Korean tech giant at an event held in New York City yesterday. The smartphone becomes the successor to last year’s LG V30 and is also the first smartphone from LG to feature 5 cameras with a triple camera module on the rear panel and two cameras on the front panel. Some of the other specifications of the LG V40 ThinQ include Snapdragon 845 SoC, an IP68 rating for water and dust resistivity, 19.5:9 aspect ratio display, military grade body and much more.
Coming to the price, the LG V40 ThinQ comes with a minimum price tag of $899.99 (Rs 66,400 approximately) in the US which will vary across different mobile network operators. The phone will be available in four color options of Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Platinum Gray, and Carmine Red. As of now, only the first two color variants will be available in the US and sale will begin from October 18.
Talking about the specifications, The LG V40 ThinQ sports a 6.4-inch QHD+ OLED display with a resolution of 1440 X 3120 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio display and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage space. The internal storage can be further upgraded with the help of a micro-SD card up to a maximum of 2TB.
On the optics front, the LG V40 ThinQ features a triple rear camera setup which comprises of a 12-megapixel primary camera with f/1.5 aperture, a 16-megapixel secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture and a third camera of 12-megapixel with a telephoto lens and f/2.4 aperture. On the front, the LG V40 ThinQ features a dual camera module comprising of an 8-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for video calling and selfies.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack. It is powered by a 3,300mAh battery under the hood that supports fast charging. The smartphone is also equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for improved security. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.