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LG V40 ThinQ With Five Cameras, 6.4-inch QHD+ Display, Snapdragon 845 SoC Launched in New York

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South Korean electronics giant LG Electronics, announced the company’s flagship offering LG V40 ThinQ at a launch event held in New York on October 04, 2018. the highlight feature of device includes key features such as a Triple rear camera setup, Dual front cameras, a 6.4-inch QHD+ (1440×3120 pixels) OLED FullVision19.5:9 display, powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS2.1 storage.

The clean lines and sophisticated colors emphasizes the three main design elements of the LG V40 ThinQ: smooth touch, unique color and seamless form. With the objective to create a design that will stand the test of time, the simple yet beautiful exterior is the perfect complement to the wealth of innovative technologies found on the LG V40 ThinQ.

LG’s proprietary Silky Blast process etches the tempered glass back with microscopic pits to create a smoother matte finish which feels extremely comfortable in the hand without being slippery. In addition to its more premium appearance, the matte glass is more practical due to its higher resistance to fingerprints and stains. The phone will be available in the charming colors of New Aurora Black, New Platinum Gray, New Moroccan Blue and eye-catching Carmine Red.

The LG V40 ThinQ features a rear camera module with three different lenses: 16MP super wide-angle, 12MP standard angle and 12MP telephoto. The three lenses allow for shutterbugs to frame different shots without changing position relative to the subject. The 107-degree super wide-angle lens captures subjects with more of the background with ease, while the telephoto with 2x optical zoom (or 3.2x the zoom of the wide-angle lens) takes clear shots from distance without a loss in image quality. The Triple Shot feature stitches together the images captured with each of the three lenses into a short video file for easy sharing.

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The front camera module features a 5MP wide-angle lens and 8MP standard angle that work in tandem to create the perfect bokeh effect with an on-screen slider to adjust the amount of background blur. Other features allow selfie lovers to personalize their photos even more with unique lighting and special effects.

The AI CAM’s new AI Composition feature taps into the phone’s intelligence to frame, capture and recommend an alternative shot to the one taken by the user. AI Auto White Balance (AI AWB) automatically adjusts the color temperature across different lighting situations while AI Shutter selects the right shutter speed, especially useful when trying to capture fast-moving subjects.

Other new features such as Cine Shot, 3D Light Effect, Makeup Pro, Custom Backdrop, My Avatar and AR Emoji make photography on the LG V40 ThinQ a whole new experience. Cine Shot makes creating cinemagraphs – images with animation – incredibly easy and fun. Simply shoot a short video with any of the phone’s three rear cameras and “paint” the area to be animated with a finger and the result will be sure to amaze. 3D Light Effect changes the tone of a photo with professional-looking lighting, touch up any selfie with different looks using Makeup Pro or entirely change the background of a selfie with Custom Backdrop. For those who love all things augmented reality, create and share personalized emojis with My Avatar and AR Emoji using one’s own face or one of the provided characters.

“The LG V40 ThinQ was designed with the main goal to deliver an uncompromised experience for users to create, consume and share high quality content,” said Hwang Jeong-hwan, president of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The versatility of the camera and the proven V series platform makes the LG V40 ThinQ a serious option for customers looking for a premium smartphone that does it all.”

 

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LG V40 ThinQ Features Highlights

  • More ways to capture every story
    The revolutionary 5-camera LG V40 ThinQ™ gives you the power to capture moments big or small, at different angles and from multiple perspectives.
  • Triple shot. One click. Three pics.
    Easily capture three photos – standard, telephoto zoom, and super wide-angle – with just one click.
  • Dual front cameras. Your best selfie
    Shoot standout selfies with a standard front camera or use the 90° wide angle lens to get the full picture.
  • Cine shot. Control what moves
    Transform your snapshots into cine shots for living photos that grab and hold attention.
  • AI. Picture perfect
    AI Cam recognizes what you’re shooting and suggests the best filter, while AI Composition adjusts the position of your subject for artistically balanced photos.
  • Design. So bright. So light.
    Lightweight with intense color and perfect blacks, experience award-winning LG OLED technology in the palm of your hand.
  • Boombox speaker, turn up the bass
    Give your audio experience a boost of loud, room-filling sound with a Boombox Speaker that’s built for bass, producing audio that’s louder and more electrifying than ever.
  • Quad DAC. Sounds like the real thing
    Experience superior sound with louder, cleaner, more accurate audio and enhanced playback, resembling an actual performance.
  • DTS:X 3D surround sound. take surround sound on the go
    DTS:X 3D Surround sound brings spatial sound to the LG V40 thinq, so audio seems to come from all directions—even overhead.


LG V40 ThinQ
specifications
 

  • 6.4-inch QHD+ (3120 x 1440 pixels) 19.5:9 FullVision OLED Display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, expandable up to 2TB with microSD
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo with LG UX, upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (Quick Charge 4 Compatible), Wireless charging support
  • Triple Rear Cameras:
    12MP primary camera with f/1.5 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, 78-degree lens, Dual LED flash
    16MP super wide camera with f/1.9 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 107-degree lens,
    12MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 45-degree lens
  • Front Cameras:
    8MP front camera, f/1.9 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 80-degree lens
    Secondary 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 90-degree wide-angle lens
  • Other features: Face Recognition, Fingerprint sensor, MIL-STD 810G Compliance, IP68 Water and Dust Resistance
  • Water, dust resistant (IP68), MIL-STD 810G certified
  • 3.5mm audio jack, 32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC, DTS: X 3D Surround Sound, Boombox Speaker
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible), FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 158.7 x 75.8 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 169 grams
  • Colors: New Aurora Black / New Platinum Gray / New Moroccan Blue / Carmine Red
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LG V40 ThinQ price, release date

The LG V40 ThinQ price in US is set at $899.99 (roughly Rs. 66,350) and varies from carrier to carrier, Verizon is offering the device with $40.83 x 24 months subscription, or retailed at USD 979.99 (Rs. 72,250) from October 18 — While, T-Mobile is offering it from October 19th at USD 30 x 24 months, after a downpayment of USD 200 which makes the device price at USD 920 (approx Rs. 67,800).

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