LG unveils the V40 ThinQ with five cameras

On: October 4, 2018

LG has launched its latest flagship, the V40 ThinQ. The devices houses a total of five cameras and is aimed at smartphone photography enthusiasts. Let’s delve into the technical specifications and features of this device.

Display &  Design:
The LG V40 ThinQ boasts a 6.4-inch OLED FullVision display.  Design-wise, the V40 ThinQ retains the same aesthetics as previous V-series devices.  The matte glass on the back is resistant to fingerprints and smudges. The device features military grade durability, and can withstand the MIL-STD 810G drop test. It also carries an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.  The V40 ThinQ ships in four colours i.e. New Aurora Black, New Platinum Grey, New Moroccan Blue,  and Carmine Red.

The V40 ThinQ features three cameras on the rear and two on the front. We have seen triple rear cameras on the latest Samsung Galaxy A7 and Huawei P20 Pro. But V40’s camera module is unique. It comprises of a 16MP sensor for wide-angle shots, a 12MP standard camera and 12MP telephoto sensor to get close to your subject. Upfront, there is a dual selfie camera consisting of a 5MP wide-angle and 8MP standard sensor.
The camera software has an on-screen slider to adjust the amount of background blur. It features Dual PDAF, HDR and AI capabilities. LG has also added other features like Cine shot, 3D light effect, Custom backdrop and AR Emoji.

Hardware, OS, & Battery:
Under the hood, the LG V40 ThinQ houses the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. It is paired with 6GB RAM. The device offers 64GB or 128GB internal memory. The storage is expandable upto 2TB via microSD card. The V40 ThinQ runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. There is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor and face recognition for security purposes. The device draws its power from a 3,300 mAh battery. It supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 and also offer wireless charging capabilities.

Pricing & Availability :
The LG V40 ThinQ will hit the US markets starting October 18th. LG has priced its latest flagship at $899.99 (~Rs 66,400). There is no word on when the device will arrive in India.

Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.