LG V40 ThinQ Specification, Features, Price and Availability

Do you know one amazing fact? The LG V40 ThinQ is the first smartphone in the world that allows you take an ultra wide-angle shot or zoom in. This feature is made possible because of the three cameras it has on its back. From the 107 degree ultra wide lens through the 78 degree main lens , to the 45 degree telephoto lens, the new flagship from LG covers 3x worth of optical zoom (the lenses are 16-25-50mm in 35mm equivalent). Read on as you set your eyes on the full specification of the LG V40 ThinQ, as well as its price and availability.

LG V40 ThinQ Specification, Features, Price and Availability

LG V40 ThinQ Features

The main camera of the LG V40 ThinQ features a 12MP sensor with a 1.4µm pixels, which is significantly larger than the 1.0µm pixels of the LG G7 and V35. The camera is paired with a brighter f/1.5 lens and Optical Image Stabilization, so low-light performance should be much improved. This is the first LG camera to offer Dual Pixel autofocus.

The remaining two cameras of the LG V40 ThinQ allows users to take an all-encompassing shot or zoom in closer. The latter is handled by the 12MP tele camera with f/2.4 lens. The 16MP ultra wide-angle module was borrowed from the G7.

All the three rear cameras have digital image stabilization features, for video along with HDR recording. The top video capture mode is 4K at 60fps and there’s a 1080p at 240fps mode for cool slow-mo shots.

You can as well take photos with all three cameras (almost) simultaneously with the Triple Shot feature, which will create a video or a GIF out of the three images. The camera has an AI engine that will help you compose your shot. It has the ability to recognise people in the frame and will guide to a perfect of thirds” composition.

While the key feature of the LG V40 ThinQ is its cameras, it also came with a 6.4 inch Full Vision display – which has much more going for it. The display is a QHD + OLED panel with HDR10 support and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It came with a notch as well.

The LG V40 ThinQ lives up to its legacy with the full complement of IP68 rating and MIL-STD-810G certification. All that and at 169g, it’s significantly lighter than the Galaxy Note9 and iPhone XS Max. It’s only a few grams more than the smaller G7 and it’s actually a tenth of a millimeter thinner than it.

The LG V40 ThinQ runs on Android 8.1 Oreo (with LG’s custom launcher on top), powered by a Snapdragon 845 chipset aired with 6GB or RAM. It also has a single internal storage option, which is 64GB. The good news is that the internal storage is expandable via the use of microSD card slot.

Talking about the battery, the LG V40 ThinQ came with a 3300mAh battery, which is a bit on the low side when you compare smartphones in this same class. The phone supports wireless charging, which is indeed a first coming from LG. The wired option is Quick Charge 3.0.

LG V40 ThinQ Specification

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, October
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, October 18th

 

BODY

Dimensions 158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm (6.25 x 2.98 x 0.30 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM
  – IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
– MIL-STD-810G compliant

 

DISPLAY

Type P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 92.7 cm2 (~77.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3120 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  – Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
– Always-on display
– LG UX 7.0+

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630

 

MEMORY

Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 6 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, 27mm (standard), f/1.5, 1.4µm, 3-axis OIS, PDAF & laser AF
16 MP, 16mm (ultrawide), f/1.9, 1.0µm, no AF
12 MP, 52mm (telephoto), f/2.4, 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec., HDR video, gyro-EIS

 

SELFIE CAMERA

Dual 8 MP, 26mm (standard), f/1.9, 1.4µm
5 MP, 21mm (wide), f/2.2, 1.4µm
Video

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 32-bit/192kHz audio
– B&O Play certified
– 24-bit/48kHz audio recording
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DTS: X Surround Sound

 

COMMS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

 

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
– Fast wireless charging
– MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265/WMV player
– MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+/WMA player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colors New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue
Price About 800 EUR

LG V40 ThinQ Price and Availability

The LG V40 ThinQ price starts at $900, and it will be available for purchase from October 18, 2018. It will find it in two different colours; Aurora Black (polished finish) and Moroccan Blue (sandblasted).

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