LG has unveiled its flagship smartphone for 2019, the LG V50 ThinQ at MWC 2019, Barcelona. It was launched along with LG G8 ThinQ and LG G8s ThinQ smartphones. The LG V50 ThinQ is the first 5G smartphone from the company. A secondary display was also launched alongside the LG V50 ThinQ named ‘Dual Screen’ which will basically act as a case and will connect with the smartphone by Pogo pin connectors.
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LG V50 ThinQ price and availability
As of now, there is no word on the pricing of the LG V50 ThinQ smartphone, however, it was said that the event that the device will be available “later this year.”
LG V50 ThinQ specifications
The LG V50 ThinQ sports a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ OLED FullVision Display that has an aspect ratio of 19:5:9 and a pixel density of 538ppi. The LG V50 ThinQ will support dual SIM cards (Nano + Nano) and runs Android 9 Pie. As we mentioned earlier, LG also launched secondary screen accessory along with the smartphone that looks like a flip-cover and will add a secondary display to the handset. It has a 6.2-inch Full HD+ OLED display with three Pogo pin connectors that enable it to be attached to the smartphone. It doesn’t have a battery of its own and will be powered by LG V50 ThinQ’s battery.
LG V50 ThinQ is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC CPU paired with Snapdragon X50 modem which is capable of supporting 5G connectivity. The device has Adreno 640 GPU that controls all its graphics processing operations and it comes with a triple-rear camera setup with a 12-MP primary sensor with 78-degree telephoto lens with f/1.5 aperture, a 12MP 45-degree telephoto lens of f/2.4 ,a 16MP 107-degree wide-angle lens of f/1.9 aperture. For selfies and video calls, there is a dual camera setup of an 8MP RGB sensor of f/1.9 aperture and a 5MP 90-degree wide-angle lens of f/2.2 aperture. It has 6GB of RAM along with 128GB of storage, and can hold a microSD card of up to 2TB.
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The LG V50 ThinQ comes with 3G, 4G LTE-A and 5G connectivity along with Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and Wi-Fi. It has a USB Type-C port and houses a 4,000mAh battery which has support for Quick Charge3.0. Being a flagship smartphone, it comes with IP68 rating which makes it water and dust resistant and it also has a certification from MIL-STD 810G . In the audio department, the smartphone has full-range BoomBox stereo speakers along with 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC and DTS:X 3D surround sound support. The list of audio specifications of V50 ThinQ doesn’t end there as it comes with Qualcomm aptX and aptX HD audio technology for better audio experience over wireless audio accessories.