LG is gearing up for the launch of its latest flagship specced smartphone LG V40 ThinQ. We have already seen a couple of launches from the manufacturer under ‘V’ series this year. Several rumors and leaks about the upcoming LG smartphone have been spotted in the recent past, revealing its design, specifications and launch date of the device. Let’s discuss all the speculations and leaks of it in a more consolidated manner.
LG V40 ThinQ Release Date
As per the latest report, the LG V40 ThinQ will be unveiled at an event scheduled on 3rd October 2018 in New York followed by another launch event in Seoul, South Korea on the next day i.e. on 4th October 2018. Keeping the previous launches in mind, LG usually takes a couple of weeks time to bring the smartphone to the market for sale. This implies that the upcoming LG mobile is more likely to be available for sale post-mid-October. The actual sale date will be announced at the launch event. According to the site Tiger Mobiles, LG will probably release V40 ThinQ in China first before making it to the global smartphone users at a later date.
What are we excited about?
- A Triple camera lens at the back
- A 3.5 headphone jack
- Built-in DAC for better Audio experience
LG V40 ThinQ Specs
Like all major flagships from other manufacturers across the globe, LG V40 ThinQ will also house a similar set of specs. Some of the latest renders of the phone has suggested it to have a Notched Display and a Triple camera setup. The built quality of the smartphone would be very premium with glass and metal architecture. As per our sources, the LG’s to-be-launched smartphone will flaunt a massive 6.4-inch QuadHD+ POLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio for a clear and bright display experience. The render videos and images have shown it to have a thick bezel at the chin of the device. Inside, the LG phone will be powered by the Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Octa-core Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform coupled with 6GB of RAM. The phone is expected to come in two different storage configurations – 64GB and 128GB.
The key highlight of the device is its camera. The LG V40 ThinQ will sport a triple camera setup at the back aligned horizontally in a row with a LED Flash just above the fingerprint scanner. As per our sources, the triple camera setup will include a 12-megapixel f/1.5 lens, a 16-megapixel f/1.9 wide angle lens and a 12-megapixel f/2.4 2x optical zoom lens. On the front, the phone will get a dual camera setup, measuring 8-megapixel and 5-megapixel to capture quality selfies and also for 3D facial recognition. This device is expected to come with 3,300mAh battery with Quick charge and Wireless charging support.
LG V40 ThinQ Expected Price
The Pricing of a new smartphone is always a highly anticipated point among others. LG V40 ThinQ is no different. Speculations around the pricing of LG V40 ThinQ accumulate to around $900, which was the retail price of the LG V35 ThinQ.
LG V40 ThinQ Rivals
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be one of the most compared smartphone post the launch of LG V40 ThinQ. Bearing similar specs, the two devices will be put aside each other for every possible test. The LG V40 ThinQ will also face a tough competition with the Google’s upcoming smartphones, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL which has been scheduled to be launched on October 9 this year. Considering the price point and immediate software updates, Google’s upcoming smartphone has an edge over the LG V40 ThinQ. By the end of this year, LG smartphone will also be compared with the much anticipated OnePlus 6T, the successor of OnePlus’s 2018 Flagship OnePlus 6.
In short, LG’s to-be-unveiled device, LG V40 ThinQ will be equipped with high-end specs found in most of the other flagship smartphones. The biggest highlight of the phone is its triple camera setup which will keep the device a step ahead as compared to other smartphones. However, the image quality will be examined and compared once we have our hands on the LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone. Stay tuned with us on Facebook and Twitter for latest updates.