Nearly four months after the global release, the Korean giant LG has finally launched the LG V40 ThinQ smartphone in India. The main highlights of the new LG flagship include an amazing notched display, military-grade build, Snapdragon 845 SoC and a total of five cameras.
The LG V40 ThinQ has officially went on sale for a price of Rs. 49,990, exclusively via Amazon.in in India. Notably, the handset is available in Moroccan Blue and Platinum Grey colour options.
That being said, Amazon is further offering a host of launch offers which include a one-time free screen replacement worth Rs. 16,750 (valid for six months from the purchase date). There’s also an additional discount worth Rs. 5,000 on the exchange of an old smartphone and Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay cashback offer for the Prime members.
Nonetheless, one can even enjoy an extra 10% instant discount using an HDFC Bank card, as a part of the Amazon’s Great Indian Sale. The company is also offering no-cost EMI options on Bajaj Finserv EMI cards alongside other major credit and debit cards.
LG V40 ThinQ Features
The LG V40 ThinQ sports a large 6.4-inch OLED FullVision display with Quad-HD+ resolution of 1440×3120 pixels. The display further touts a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and a pixel density of 537ppi. The handset is built on MIL-STD-810G military standards alongside an IP68 rating to withstand against occasional drops and splashes of water.
Under the hood, the LG V40 ThinQ gets powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 onboard storage. The storage can be expanded further via microSD card (up to 2TB).
In the optics department, the V40 ThinQ gets a triple camera setup at the rear. The setup comprises of a primary 12-megapixel sensor with 1.4um pixels, f/1.5 aperture, and 78-degree viewing angle. There’s also a 16-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor with 107-degree viewing angle, f/1.9 aperture, and 1um pixels, accompanied by a 12-megapixel telephoto shooter having 1um pixels, f/2.4 aperture and 45-degree viewing angle.
Notably, the built-in Triple shot mode allows users to capture images using the phone’s three rear cameras simultaneously. There’s also a Cine Shot mode that allows capturing artistic pictures by enabling them to animate a part of still shot.
Moving on, the phone gets a dual camera setup for selfies at the front. This includes an 8-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.9 aperture and 1.4um pixels and a 5-megapixel wide-angle unit with f/2.2 aperture and 1.4um pixels.
On the software front, the LG V40 ThinQ runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with LG’s Optimus UX on top and is expected to receive Pie update by Q2, 2019. All of this is backed by a 3,300mAh battery that supports Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 3.0 fast charging technology.
Additional features on the handset include LG’s Boombox speaker along with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad-DAC audio and DTS:X 3D surround sound experience. Lastly, the connectivity options present onboard are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
LG V40 ThinQ Specifications
- 6.4-inch QuadHD+ (1440×3120) OLED FullVision display, 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 537ppi
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- 2.8GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
- 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
- 128GB UFS 2.1 Internal Storage, expandable up to 2TB via microSD
- 12MP (f/1.5) + 16MP Ultra-Wide (f/1.9)+ 12MP Telephoto (f/2.4) Triple Rear Camera
- 8MP (f/1.9) + 5MP Wide-Angle (f/2.2) Dual Front Camera
- Android 8.1 Oreo, upgradeable to Pie
- 3,300mAh Battery with QC 3.0
- 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad-DAC, DTS:X 3D surround sound
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm jack