LG V40 ThinQ Launched, 5 Cameras, Details & Specs

The company is yet to announce details regarding the global availability of the device.

V40 ThinQ got POLED panel with a diagonal of 6.4 inches with a resolution of QHD+ (1440 x 3120 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9.

It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with an Octa Core CPU. It comes with 6 GB of RAM and only 64 GB of internal storage. It has a slot that supports up to 2TB memory card in case you need more space for your files. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo, which is a disappointment considering previous LG flagships have launched with latest version of Android out-of-the-box.

The camera setup on the LG V40 ThinQ is unique, with three rear cameras and two front cameras. Turn the phone around and you'll find a 5MP wide-angle lens and a 8MP standard lens. For standard photos, is the 12-megapixel module with an aperture of f / 1.5 and a pixel size of 1.4 µm.

LG 5-camera phone is integrated with artificial intelligence tech such as AI Cam that recommends appropriate angles and filters to capture a classic shot, and AI Composition automatically fine-tunes the position of subjects in a scene for generating a perfectly balanced picture. It is the very first smartphone with three cameras on the back just like P20 Pro. The last 16MP snapper has a 107-degree field of view to squeeze more people into a photo. The phone is capable to cover 3x worth of optical zoom.

It can shoot 4K videos at 60 frames per second with HDR support. Also, the camera can record slo-mo 1080p videos at 240 fps. There is also a 3300mAh capacity battery included, which LG says should get you through a full day. Moving to the front, the LG V40 ThinQ comes with a dual camera setup. Those include a 40 percent larger pixel size (1.4um), but also an 18 percent larger image sensor. The cameras offer studio lighting for portraits.

- The LG V40 ThinQ features support for Qualcomm Charge 4.0.

It offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible) connectivity options.

Among the other standout feature of the new V40 ThinQ is its hi-fi Quad DAC feature including the Boombox speaker for a superior listening experience.

The V40 also includes a DTS:X 3D Surround Sound mode in an attempt to deliver a more spacious and immersive sound to the listener. The smartphone comes with MIL-STD 810G military-grade durability and has IP68 rating which makes it dust and water resistant. It is available in four different colours - Aurora Black, Platinum Grey, Carmine Red, and Moroccan Blue.

Impact: T-Mobile is selling the LG V40 ThinQ for $200 down and $30 per month for 24 months. The brilliant camera set up on the LG V40 ThinQ is created to excite their fans and compete with the best smartphones in the market at present.

  • Arturo Norris