A new LG V series smartphone has been launched by LG today with the name LG V40 ThinQ in the USA. The LG V40 ThinQ will be available from Verizon USA starting at $40.83 a month for 24 months or pay $979.99 in full from October 18. Carrier T-Mobile is offering it for $200 down and $30 a month for 24 months or full retail price at $920 and will be available from October 19th. At Sprint, it is available with $20 per month plan that will be around $960 in full and will be available starting October 19th. The buyers pre-ordering it will get a DJI Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal and SanDisk Ultra 256GB microSD card for free. It comes with New Aurora Black, New Platinum Gray, New Moroccan Blue and Carmine Red colour options.
The LG V40 ThinQ features a 6.4-inch 19.5:9 FullVision OLED display and 3120 x 1440 pixels resolution and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU. It comes with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) inbuilt storage options and is expandable up to 2TB with the help of a microSD card. It runs on the Android 8.1 (Oreo) with LG UX and is upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) whenever available. The rear camera comes with Dual PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) for automatic focusing that is 50% faster, advanced HDR feature analyzes and determines the right exposure settings to create perfectly lit shots, AI Auto White Balance (AI AWB), AI Shutter selects the right shutter speed, especially useful when trying to capture fast-moving subjects, Cine Shot, 3D Light Effect, Makeup Pro, Custom Backdrop, My Avatar and AR Emoji.
It features a triple rear camera with a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.5 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, 78° lens, a 16-megapixel super wide camera with f/1.9 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 107° lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 45° lens, Dual LED flash. It also comes with a dual rear camera with an 8-megapixel camera, f/1.9 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 80° lens along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 90° wide-angle lens. It comes with a 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (Quick Charge 4 Compatible) along with wireless charging support as well.
It comes with connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible), 3.5mm audio jack and also comes with audio enhancement features such as 32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC, DTS: X 3D Surround Sound and Boombox Speaker. It comes with a fingerprint sensor on the rear side. It comes with water and dust resistant with IP68 ratings and is also MIL-STD 810G certified. It measures 158.7 x 75.8 x 7.7mm and weighs 169 grams.