LG Sets Launch Date For 5G Phone

There has been a lot of chatter about the new range of exciting  smartphones and their 5G capabilities. Many new phones including the Samsung S10 are expected to have this feature. However, non have set an official launch date for the public. Phone companies have been trying to outdo themselves for a while now and LG has taken a big leap. The South Korean  company officially announced that it would launch its 5G phone at the WMC (World Mobile Congress) 2019. The event is slated to hold from 25 – 28, February.

Other features of the phone that have been leaked include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 CPU and a powerful 4,000mAh battery. There is no confirmation on whether it will be the ThinQ V50 which would be an improvement of the LG V40 ThinQ or another phone entirely.

LG V40 Thinq

LG V40 ThinQ Specs

NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2018, October
Status Available. Released 2018, October
BODY Dimensions 158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm (6.25 x 2.98 x 0.30 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
– MIL-STD-810G compliant
DISPLAY Type P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– Dolby Vision
– HDR10
– Always-on display
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); LG UX 7.1
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Triple 12 MP, 27mm (standard), f/1.5, 1/2.6″, 1.4µm, 3-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
12 MP, 52mm (telephoto), f/2.4, 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF
16 MP, 16mm (ultrawide), f/1.9, 1/3.1″, 1.0µm, no AF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec., HDR video, gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Dual 8 MP, 26mm (standard), f/1.9, 1.4µm
5 MP, 21mm (wide), f/2.2, 1.4µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– 32-bit/192kHz audio
– 24-bit/48kHz audio recording
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DTS: X Surround Sound
– Tuned with Meridian Audio
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0)
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
– Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
– Fast wireless charging 10W
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery

About Auther:

Bola is a freelance writer, he is fascinated about mobile technology and its increasing impact on Nigerians and the World in general.

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