Just yesterday, we heard that LG was planning on launching it’s flagship V40 ThinQ smartphone in India and today, a banner Amazon India’s homepage confirms this news. The LG V40 ThinQ will go on sale exclusively on Amazon India from January 20, although the price hasn’t been revealed yet. Amazon Prime members will be able to book their phone on January 19 itself, from 12pm onwards. The banner also shows that the phone will be available in two colours — Moroccan Blue and Platinum Grey.
LG V40 ThinQ Amazon India launch offers
In order to make it more appealing, the LG V40 ThinQ will have some launch offers such as a 10 percent instant discount on HDFC debit and credit cards. Other offers include eligibility for a free screen replacement worth Rs. 16,750, no-cost EMI upto 12 months, and an extra Rs. 5,000 on exchanging your old phone. You can check out the Amazon listing here.
LG V40 ThinQ specifications
The LG V40 ThinQ launched with Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box but considering the G7 ThinQ is expected to receive the Android 9 Pie update in Q1 this year, it might just launch with Android Pie out-of-the-box. The phone sports a 6.4-inch QHD+ (1440×3120 pixels) OLED FullVision panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone is powered by the flagship octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS2.1 inbuilt storage. Storage on the handset is expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB).
The V40 ThinQ sports a unique triple camera setup. The primary setup at the back consists of a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/1.5 aperture, a 16-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor with an f/1.9 aperture and a the third 12-megapixel telephoto camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The three cameras lets you make use of a Triple Preview feature, which lets users take three simultaneous shots from the three rear cameras so you can pick the best among them.
On the front, the LG V40 ThinQ sports a dual camera setup with an 8-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.9 aperture and a 5-megapixel wide-angle secondary sensor with a f/2.2 aperture. Other features include a rear-facing fingerprint sensor, face recognition for security as well as DTS:X 3D Surround Sound, Boombox Speaker and 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC tuned by Meridian for better audio.
Connectivity options on the LG V40 ThinQ include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a 3,300mAh battery under the hood, with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and fast wireless charging.
LG V40 ThinQ
|Release date||October 2018|
|Launched in India||No|
|Dimensions (mm)||158.70 x 75.80 x 7.79|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3300|
|Fast charging||Quick Charge 3.0|
|Colours||Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue|
|Screen size (inches)||6.40|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Rear camera||12-megapixel (f/1.5, 1.4-micron) + 16-megapixel (f/1.9, 1.0-micron) + 12-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.0-micron)|
|Front camera||8-megapixel (f/1.9, 1.4-micron) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.4-micron)|
|Operating system||Android 8.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|