Unlocked LG V40 ThinQ scores $200 discount while still on pre-order

Unlocked LG V40 ThinQ scores $200 discount while still on pre-order
It’s easy to forget other mobile devices exist when Apple kicks off pre-orders for a highly anticipated product like the iPhone XR, but today is actually the official US release day of the Android-powered LG V40 ThinQ as well.

At least technically, because in reality, T-Mobile has begun shipping pre-ordered units a little while ago, whereas Verizon jumped the gun with an October 18 start of sales. Big Red was also the first carrier to realize the V40 ThinQ is a tough sell at well over $900, offering a cool $200 discount right off the bat with monthly installment plans.

But B&H Photo Video has an even sweeter deal in place, slashing $200 off the $949.99 list price of the unlocked five-camera powerhouse. No catches, no strings attached, and obviously, no device payments needed. 

One outright $749.99 deposit will do, as long as you’re willing to give B&H a little extra time to start shipping the Aurora Black GSM and CDMA-compatible LG V40 ThinQ. The item is still listed as “coming soon”, with no ETA supplied, achieving 4G LTE speeds on all major US networks, Verizon and Sprint included.

If you hurry, you can also get a complimentary SanDisk Ultra 256GB microSDXC card and second-year warranty with registration on a dedicated LG website. No mention of that free DJI Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal, though.

Ironically, B&H Photo Video now sells the LG V35 ThinQ for 50 bucks more than the arguably superior V40 ThinQ, with a V30S ThinQ also up for grabs at a rather excessive $680.

$750 is also coincidentally the starting price of the iPhone XR. While a comparison between the two may not be entirely fair, we’d be remiss not to point out the LG V40 ThinQ comes with a larger, sharper OLED screen, squeezed into a significantly lighter body, while packing a whopping 6GB RAM and expandable storage. LG’s latest flagship has a bunch of extra cameras too, although their real-life performance is hardly impressive.

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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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5 Comments

1. bucknassty

Posts: 1373; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

this phone's price was placed high just to make it seem that it was top of the line..... it's real price should be 750 to 800

3. lallolu

Posts: 734; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Same with the iphone XS MAX. XR should be 500usd.

2. xfire99

Posts: 1207; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

The 3300Mah battery is a big FAIL already.

4. torr310

Posts: 1703; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

yeah... DOA

5. KParks23

Posts: 736; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

I don't know wtf LG is thinking they throw like 20 cameras in this thing that probably don't even come close to last year's pixel 2XL then put a completely undersized battery in the phone. Who's making the decisions over there? No wonder they can't catch up to other OEM's

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