LG’s flagship device – LG V50 ThinQ 5G – was unveiled by the company in February at the MWC 2019. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC clubbed with Snapdragon X50 5G modem that enables 5G connectivity on the device. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G also comes with a dual screen accessory which gives the smartphone another screen to work with.
Although the specifications of the device were unveiled at the MWC 2019 by LG but its price and availability are still a secret. But now, after a month of its unveiling, the South-Korean electronic maker has finally announced that the LG V50 ThinQ 5G will be available in the markets from April 19 and the pricing of the device for the South Korean market has also been released. Once LG V50 ThinQ 5G goes on sale, the comapny will be giving the dual-screen accessory to its users for free till May, but after that the users will have to purchase the accessory separately.
LG V50 ThinQ 5G price and availability
The LG V50 ThinQ 5G will be priced in South Korean at KRW 1,119,000 (approximately Rs 73,000). While the Dual Screen Attachment which is a 6.2-inch OLED (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display has a price of KRW 219,000 (approximately Rs 13,300).
As mentioned earlier, LG has said that the customers of the LG V50 ThinQ 5G will get the Dual Screen attachment for free if they purchase the device till May. After that, the customers will have to purchase the attachment separately.
The Dual Screen attachment for the LG V50 ThinQ 5G not just acts as a secondary display, but it also becomes a case for the smartphone. The screen connects with the device with Pogo pin connectors and is powered by the smartphone itself.
LG V50 ThinQ 5G specifications
The LG V50 ThinQ 5G sports a 6.4-inch Quad HD (1440 x 3120 pixels) OLED FullVision display that has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a pixel density of 538ppi and comes with support for HDR10. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with Adreno 640 GPU and it also has the Snapdragon X50 modem that enables 5G connectivity on the device. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G comes with 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage, and it can hold a microSD of up to 2TB. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G packs a 4,000mAH battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support and has a USB Type-C port.
On the camera front, the LG V50 ThinQ 5G comes with a triple-rear camera setup which comprises of a 12MP primary camera with 78-degree lens, f/1.5 aperture and 1.4-micron pixel size paired with a 12MP telephoto lens with 45-degree lens, f/2.4 aperture and 1-micron pixel size along with a 16MP wide-angle lens with 107-degree lens, f/1.9 aperture and 1-micron pixel size. At the front, there is a dual camera setup that which houses an 8MP RGB sensor with an f/1.9 aperture, 1-micron pixel size and 80-degree lens paired with a 5MP wide-angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture, 90-degree lens and 1.12-micron pixels.
Other features of the LG V50 ThinQ 5G include 3G, 4G LTE-A and 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G also comes with an IP68 rating which gives it dust and water resistance, and it also features a MIL-STD 810G certified build.
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