LG V40 ThinQ With Five Camera Sensors And Hi-Fi Quad DAC Announced

Kelley Robertson
October 7, 2018

LG has announced a new device, LG V40 ThinQ with a prominent focus on its cameras. On the same verge, the two front camera sensors feature the 3D face recognition. LG V40 ThinQ is one of the few smartphones in the market, besides Huawei P20 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A7, to offer a triple rear camera setup. This means that each camera produces a different picture, of varying size and quality. It packs a dual 12MP camera setup which boasts a larger sensor than that found on the iPhone X and an improved TrueTone flash.

On the front side, there is an 8-megapixel main camera with f/1.9 aperture and 5-megapixel secondary camera with a f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video callings. The remaining two modules have a wide-angle image sensors 16 and 12 MP with aperture of F/1,7.

12MP standard angle: This lens embeds a standard aperture of f/1.5 and 1.4-micron pixel size which is 40 percent greater than what is available in its predecessor model. The newly introduced Triple Preview feature helps you to capture three simultaneous shots from the cameras located on the rear. With this, you can choose as to which camera would be the best option for that particular setting. The 107-degree super wide-angle lens allows you to fit more details or subjects easily while the telephoto with 2x optical zoom that LG claims can take clear shots from a distance without losing image quality. Interestingly, it also saves a GIF transition between the shots along with the three individual images. This feature puts the LG V40 ThinQ up against the LG G7 ThinQ to see how they differ in terms of features and specifications. There is also AI Shutter, AI Auto White Balance and Google Lens. It has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and comes with a notch which isn't as big as other manufacturers. The screen has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and an always-on display. A Snapdragon 845 CPU with 6GB of RAM is here to chew through just about anything you throw at it, and with up to 128GB of storage you'll have plenty of space to keep all of your photos, videos, and music. For autonomy responsible battery with support for wireless charging at 3 300 mAh.Possible audio correspond to the 32-bit DAC and a powerful speaker Boombox. There's also IP68 waterproofing, even those this phone has bucked the trend and kept the 3.5mm headphone jack. However, LG is still sticking to its backend Fingerprint sensors for the smartphone, unlike its potential rivals.


"Consumers will be able to experience a new smart life that makes high-quality contents fun and easy to share by installing differentiated cameras on a superior platform", Hwang Jeong-hwan, president of LG Mobile, said at a showcase event in Seoul on Thursday.

The LG V40 ThinQ will retail between $900 and $980 based on the carrier in the United States.

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