LG V40 ThinQ leaked press renders reveal a total of five cameras, display notch


It appears that the notch is here to stay and those who don't like it should reconcile to the idea that such a feature is now taking into consideration by many handset manufacturers as means to boost sales of their products. Thankfully, there are many new top-tier phones out there that come without a notch, so there are plenty of choices to choose from.

LG's upcoming high-end smartphone, the V40 ThinQ proudly wears its notch at the top of the display, which isn't really surprising considering the recent developments in the industry. More interesting is the fact that LG will follow another trend – that of having triple rear cameras on a phone.

The pictures allegedly showing off the LG V40 ThinQ from all angles confirm the device will actually feature a triple camera on the back and dual cameras on the front. Unlike the Mate 20 that has the camera island in the form of a square, the V40 ThinQ adopts a more traditional form factor and has all camera lined up horizontally.


Also, we can see that there's a small LED flash at the right of the camera row and a circular fingerprint sensor below. The phone looks pretty “edgy” with very slim bezels aside from the top part. Another important factor that weighs heavily when choosing a smartphone is the presence of a 3.5mm audio jack.

Well, it looks like LG has decided to keep the 3.5mm audio jack, and added a USB Type-C port for charging and connectivity purposes. The rest of the phone's specs are still a mystery, but we expect Snapdragon 845, P-OLED display and Android 9 Pie (maybe). One other thing that's worth noting is the date displayed on the phone's screen, November 16, might coincide with the date the phone will be unveiled.

source: MySmartPrice

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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)

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27 Comments

1. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

V40 looking good hope it has pen support.

27. Voodooman

Posts: 26; Member since: Oct 20, 2017

All LGs after G6 at least have great digitizers. Therefore, you can use any active stylus with great results. I have bought two and both work flawlessly, more or less like the S-pen of my old note 4.

2. dnomadic

Posts: 415; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

shame the Pixel won't look like this. I just Picked up a Note 9 (should be here in a moment hopefully, come on fedex), but this looks interesting. I'll probably pick one up around month 3 when the prices drop and if I have gotten tired of the Note 9 (doubts this will happen)

3. Epicness1o1

Posts: 305; Member since: May 30, 2013

This is looking sooooo fake

4. j_grouchy

Posts: 177; Member since: Nov 08, 2016

And dear god, it'll probably have a 3000 mah battery. Call me when LG starts taking battery life seriously...

16. jinghuiwee123

Posts: 20; Member since: May 16, 2014

Take a look at their V30. It is LG best smartphone with the best battery life. It even beat out Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ( Snapdragon edition ). Take a look at phone arena LG V30 battery life chart - over 9 hours. Go on to YouTube & search V30 battery test & you will see it beating out almost all if not all last year flagships from android & apple even though it has a 3300mah battery. It's call battery optimisation.

26. andrewc31394

Posts: 295; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

if only they kept removable batteries. the main reason i kept my V20 for so long

5. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

This is clearly a photoshopped V30.

6. I_have_boxes

Posts: 74; Member since: Jun 02, 2018

When you hide the notch the top bezel is thicker than on the V30.

7. Landon

Posts: 1245; Member since: May 07, 2015

My OCD is wanting the speaker grill in the front to be in between the cameras and centered, but overall it looks like a pretty solid device.

8. gjkiii

Posts: 38; Member since: Oct 25, 2013

Assuming this is accurate I like the fact they put a small gap between the camera lenses and the fingerprint sensor. Too bad the note 9 didn't do that.

12. Cat97

Posts: 1892; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Yeah, but that gap ruins the battery size.

9. Fred3

Posts: 521; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

It look like LG and Galaxy are the only phones that's paying attention to the people

10. tani24

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 24, 2015

For me it's fake too!

11. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Fake... It is s9+ edited

13. rsiders

Posts: 1954; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

First of all this looks great. Second LG has to figure out how to get their release timing right. Launching their device after everybody else has had their shot is just a bad idea. I really don't want to wait until October-November to get the V40 even though it's at the top of my list. And after I see the notchless Pixel 3 I just might not wait and settle for wide angle photography via Moment lens.

14. Whitedot

Posts: 809; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

And hardly one update over lifespan of the phone. Absolete software from the start.

17. jinghuiwee123

Posts: 20; Member since: May 16, 2014

The G6, V20 has been updated to 8.0 Oreo with numerous security patches & updates. The V30 & G7 will be updated to Pie 9.0 very soon & they also have numerous security patches & updates from LG themselves. But some LG phones are carrier lock meaning only the carrier ( t-mobile / At&T) are the ones pushing out the updates. If they don't want to push a update blame them not LG. LG did everything they could to make sure the carrier updated their devices but is the carrier who has the authority to make the update to your phone.

19. Whitedot

Posts: 809; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Carrier free phones in Europe, in particular v30 were waiting for update very very long time. Don't have to go far 1+6 has brillaint track of updates for latest flagships. LG is probably worst of the pack.

20. jinghuiwee123

Posts: 20; Member since: May 16, 2014

There are two kind of phone manufacturers. One that is not dependent on carrier to push / sell their devices ( apple / oneplus ) while the other is Carrier dependent to help them ( LG / Samsung) to sell their phone ( that's why got those hideous T-mobile logo at the back of the phones). Oneplus phone does not have a specific carrier lock down phone meaning it can be use with either carrier while LG / Samsung need these special carrier phone to help them boost sales drive.

22. Whitedot

Posts: 809; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Both phones are sold here in uk through carriers though but 1+6 still exceptionaly good with updates. What do you think stop LG from being so giveng the same conditions? It's o2 network.

25. rsiders

Posts: 1954; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Woah woah. Let's give Project Treble a chance for crying out loud.

15. ALMBO6

Posts: 195; Member since: May 28, 2018

Looking nice, hope the battery is at least 4000 mAh(only way I can forgive the notch)

18. Nionx

Posts: 203; Member since: Oct 30, 2017

Well, if this is to be believed, I'm done with smart phones for 2018. I held out on the Note 9 because I wanted to see what LG was doing with the V40. This is what I get. Notched garbage. I'll keep my Note 8 and V20. The Note 9 is good but just not enough and I refuse to have a notched device as my primary mobile device. Hopefully 2019. Phone design will come to its damn senses and we can have some variety with our devices.

21. Rager722 unregistered

LG, you have failed me with the notch. I don't want screen burn in and this phone would have been near to perfect if it had no notch.

23. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

They really need to remove the ThinQ from the name seriously wtf who thought that was a good idea

24. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

I don't see a notch, lol what's going on

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