LG V40 ThinQ set to be unveiled October 4, invitation hints to triple cameras

LG V40 ThinQ set to be unveiled October 4, invitation hints to triple cameras
It looks like October shapes up to be a very interesting month for the smartphone industry, as three major handset makers confirmed they will launch their flagships next month: Google, Huawei, and LG.

As many of you probably know by now, Google will unveil its next-gen Pixel phones on October 9, while Huawei will be revealing its Mate 20 lineup on October 16. Finally, LG announced today that it plans to introduce the V40 ThinQ on October 4 at an event held in Seoul, South Korea.

LG has already sent out invitations to the media and released a 10-second video that teases the camera capabilities of the V40 ThinQ. If you've been following our previous reports, then you already know LG's upcoming flagship will feature triple cameras. The invitation somewhat confirms the rumor, but it doesn't explicitly says the V40 ThinQ includes three rear cameras. However, we can see a subject being photographed at three different viewing angles, suggesting that the phone will feature both wide-angle and telephoto cameras in addition to its main, regular one. 

LG hasn't revealed anything else related to the upcoming reveal of the V40 ThinQ, but rumor has it, the smartphone will be equipped with a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, and a 3,300 mAh battery. Also, the LG V40 ThinQ is expected to ship with Android 9.0 Pie on board. We have yet to learn when exactly it will be available and how much it will cost.

source: LG (translated)

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V40 ThinQ
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 3120 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(22h talk time)



1. toll123

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 21, 2018

LG always dissappint when it comes to their cameras and battery life .no point in releasing new models if they all have the same specs especially with camera and battery performance.

6. panrt321

Posts: 100; Member since: Aug 23, 2018

LG nice camera and Best dual camera, now Best triple camera!! 3300mAh with P-Oled on LG V30 93h endurace rating on gsmarena, LG V40 better Cpu and new P-oled.

10. Valinor

Posts: 182; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Actually the battery life of the LG V30 is better than the iphone 8 and samsung s9. You are right about the camera though. Front camera is the worst out there. Back camera is ok, not as good as i8 or s9 but still ok. The one thing though that really is awesome is the wide angle camera. Other than that its a great phone. Fast, screen is great, software reminds me of apple so im not complaining and like it. Ldac audio over bluetooth, quaddac headphone jack. I wanted to switch back to apple but the Xs is to expensive for me so if LG has fixed the camera issues i mentioned and is on par with samsung than i think i will get one. Edit: Ow and LG customer service....omg its bad. Liars and cheats lol Thats the thing i miss the most about my old Iphone. The no bullshit awesome service of apple.

12. Epicness1o1

Posts: 309; Member since: May 30, 2013

I own a V30,everything is good except the main camera in low light and the front facing camera and I hate that the video stabilization is only working at full hd 30 fps and 720p 30 fps,not working at 60 fps or 4k,everything else on the phone is superb

13. rsiders

Posts: 1978; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

The main camera is a beast in low light as well if you go into manual mode or use the Google camera mod. Just not the best in auto. LG has historically had the worse auto performance.

14. rsiders

Posts: 1978; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

The V30 killed 90% of the top flagships last year plus the Note 9 in battery life so hold your horses on that. I think going with bigger pixel sensor and f/1.5 this year is going to out the V40 over the top in camera performance actually.

18. Epicness1o1

Posts: 309; Member since: May 30, 2013

Rsiders you are right about the auto mode,if I take a picture and take i to Snapseed and edit it just a bit,the pictures were stunning,they have good sensors but they dont do much with the software part which is strange

16. DFranch

Posts: 557; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

I know the battery on the V10 & V20 was not great, but the V30 is outstanding. I regularly get 2 days between charges. The complaint about the V30's camera is somewhat valid. Especially the front camera. Fortunately I almost never use it. The main camera is good not great. Could definitely be better in low light. I love the wide angle camera though. I'd be hard pressed to go without. Hopefully the reports of using a larger sensor and pixel size will push the camera over the top.

2. redmd

Posts: 1943; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I hope it would continue from the V10 legacy.

3. OneLove123

Posts: 1195; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Another sd 845. I'll wait for galaxy S10+.

7. BuffaloSouce unregistered

Spoken like a true spec monkey...only cares about numbers just to brag but yet you'll see a MINOR difference in the 855 from the 845 just like it happens every year

4. SyCo87

Posts: 318; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Please no notch.

5. panrt321

Posts: 100; Member since: Aug 23, 2018

I wait on LG V40, now LG pls Come with 4000mAh And 1st.Android One and 2nd. With LG UI.

8. BuffaloSouce unregistered

You make no sense at all. If you actually know what the purpose for Android One is then you'd know having the LG UI would completely defeat the purpose of making it a Android One device in the first place...not going to happen

9. Epicness1o1

Posts: 309; Member since: May 30, 2013


11. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Good luck LG.

15. rsiders

Posts: 1978; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

This is LG's time. Finally a larger sensor at f/1.5 with larger pixel size and a telephoto and wide angle lens? They're going to kill it this year. Just get the little things right and prove it reasonably. It's an automatic upgrade for me. LG is still my favorite.

17. TechSingularity

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Me too

20. threeline

Posts: 318; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

The V30 sucks. I've had this phone since the day it release. I only surf the web and take photos. The phone is already slowing down by stuttering and locking up. The battery had been lest than stellar. The UI is just too much like Samsung. The camera has this AI but it's crap and adds no value to the camera experience or photo quality. The worst 840.00 I've ever spent. No chance I will get a V40, 50, or 60. I see why they are getting dominated.

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