LG V40 ThinQ Specs and Price

LG V40 ThinQ
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LG recently updated their flagship V-series and just in time for Google’s Pixel 3 release. The LG V40 ThinQ is a five camera premium smartphone with a trio at the back and a pair at the front. Other parts of the flagship are also equally impressive with a sure place among the elite in terms of performance. It features an attractive glass build and a notched big screen with strong visuals. This is a flagship in every way and one with a penta-camera arrangement for different fun features.

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LG V40 ThinQ Key Specs and Features

  • 6.4-inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 pixels (539 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU with 6GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage space, up to 512GB with a memory card
  • Triple 12MP + 12MP + 16MP rear camera and a dual 8MP + 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Wireless charging
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • 3, 300mAh non removable Li-Po battery


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Design and Display

As you might have noticed, high-end smartphones comes with a glass body nowadays and that is what you have on the LG V40 ThinQ. The smartphone is quite big but not overly thanks to the bezel reduction and neither does it weigh much at 169g. At the side you have the glass on both side curved to meet up with the metallic frame in the middle. Behind the phone you find the three cameras horizontally laid out with the fingerprint scanner right below it. Be advised, the glass can be quite a smudge magnet so you might have to just use the case to avoid this.

You could say the smartphone has an enormous display which is the way to go for most smartphones especially the premium ones. Also, the OLED screen is very colourful with a nice contrast and it is also HDR10 compliant. The notch aside,, the smartphone has one of the best display around owing to the 1440 x 3120 pixels resolution and it’s 6.4-inch size. There’s also the fact that it has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 over the screen for added protection.

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Battery and Camera

As big as the smartphone is, it is expected that the battery in it will be of sizable capacity but that is not the case. However, the battery on the smartphone only has 3, 300mAh capacity which is a bit on the low side considering the large display and other features needed to be powered. On the good side, it does have. Quick Charge 3.0 and fast wireless charging for better filling up of the battery.

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About the five camera on the smartphone which is a new feature that sets it apart from others in its league. There is a 12MP main camera with OIS as well as another telephoto 12MP camera for 2x zoom and a third 16MP wide angle camera having a 102° FOV (Field of view) all lined up at the back of the phone. With this you can enjoy various features like simultaneously taking pictures with all three cameras, cine shots (cinemagraphs), cine video amongst others. Also, at the front you’ve got an 8MP standard camera and another 5MP wide angle camera for group selfies. Lastly, it has AI perks which identifies different and optimize settings for a better shot in each case, beauty mode and a bunch of other features.

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Hardware and Software

Typically, the LG V40 ThinQ imitates the other major flagship this year and like the LG G7 ThinQ has the latest Qualcomm chipset available. Rocking the Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor combined with an Adreno 630 GPU. In addition, it has 6GB RAM thrown into the mix so you need not worry about lags or stutter during use. As for the storage space,, there is 64GB for storing file and an added option of expansion to 512GB.  It also runs on Android 8.1 Oreo like the rest of this year’s member of the V-series.

LG V40 ThinQ Pricing and Availability

The smartphone is available for presale but will be released on October 18th and would cost about 345, 000 Naira depending on the deal.

LG V40 ThinQ Specs

Here are a few specs of the LG V40 ThinQ:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Colours: Platinum Gray, New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue, Raspberry Rose
  • Dimension: 158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.4-inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 pixels (534 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Rear Camera: Triple 12MP + 12MP + 16MP camera, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec., HDR video, gyro-EI
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: Dual 8MP + 5MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A (4CA) Cat 16 1024/150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 3.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
  • Video Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 300mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article LG V40 ThinQ Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: October 12th, 2019

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