LG’s subsequent flagship smartphone arrives on October 3, and the corporate is teasing it slowly to construct up hype, even if the cellphone has already been extensively leaked. It’s referred to as the LG V40 ThinQ, a direct successor to the V30 and the V35. The V40 boasts 5 cameras — three on the again and two on the entrance — and one in all its spotlight options is the flexibility to create cinemagraphs.

Right here’s all the pieces that you must know in regards to the new LG V40 ThinQ.

Cine Shot

Cine Shot is a brand new mode within the LG V40’s digital camera app that allows you to take images with some movement in them, in any other case often known as cinemagraphs. This sort of medium has been round for fairly a while, and LG is hardly the primary producer so as to add it to a cellphone. Motorola most just lately included it within the Moto Z3.

You may take Cine Pictures with all three cameras on the again. It’s finest to search out an space with lots of motion, with one topic within the foreground. Whenever you faucet the shutter button, the digital camera takes about three seconds of video, stabilizes it, after which that you must paint over the world you need to maintain in movement. You may pinch and zoom to ensure it’s exact, and an eraser is current should you mess up — that’s vital as a result of when you save, you’ll be able to’t edit the world of movement once more. Whenever you hit save, you’ll get a closing end result the place no matter you painted over is in movement, and the remainder is frozen like {a photograph}. It’s a brief MP4 file, so you’ll be able to share it on any social media platform.

To get a greater thought of what these Cine Pictures appear like, listed here are just a few examples we’ve captured:

It’s a bit gimmicky, however it’s enjoyable to mess around with this mode. The video decision is 1920 x 1080, however movies typically aren’t as detailed as we’d like.

Design and show

The LG V40 ThinQ is available in three colours — new platinum grey, carmine pink, and Moroccan blue, although it’s unclear which colours will come to the U.S. On the again, you’ll discover three rear-facing cameras, together with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The design is sort of a duplicate of the LG V30 apart from the additional digital camera.

Sadly, LG’s teaser doesn’t actually present the entrance of the cellphone, although we count on the machine to come back with a notched edge-to-edge show just like the LG G7. The teaser does be aware that the cellphone could have a 6.4-inch show, nevertheless. We now have seen leaked renders of the machine, just like the one under from Evan Blass, and it does appear like the leaks line up with the teaser video posted by LG.


Due to LG’s teaser video, we all know for sure that the LG V40 ThinQ comes with 5 cameras, together with three on the again and two on the entrance.

Aside from the variety of digital camera sensors on the cellphone, it’s presently unknown what sort of specs the cameras will supply. That stated, Android Police claims the front-facing cameras might characteristic a “stereo configuration” that can enable document a 3D map of the face. ET Information can be reporting the cellphone could have a 20-megapixel major lens, 16-megapixel wide-angle lens, and a 13-megapixel telephoto lens. Extra just lately, Evan Blass has leaked a picture that reveals precisely what every digital camera does on the front and back of the cellphone. There are commonplace, wide-angle, and telephoto lenses on the again, and on the entrance is an ordinary lens paired with a large angle.


With this cellphone’s launch arising, we’ve nonetheless heard little or no about any attainable specs, and you’ll count on some particulars to vary because the cellphone’s launch date nears.

Nevertheless, it’s a good guess that the LG V40 ThinQ will launch with the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. A leaked record of telephones from December 2017 included the LG V40 as one of many telephones anticipated to incorporate Qualcomm’s latest and strongest chipset, and we will’t see that altering between now and later this 12 months.

Launch date

LG’s V-range has historically been one of many later fashions to launch in a calendar 12 months, and that custom appears to be intact. We now have acquired an invite from LG inviting us to an occasion in New York Metropolis, on October 3. We count on that’s after we’ll hear official particulars in regards to the specs and availability of the brand new cellphone.

That’s all we all know in regards to the LG V40 ThinQ, however you’ll be able to count on to see much more from this cellphone as we transfer by means of the 12 months. The LG V30 was our sleeper hit of 2017, and we’re anticipating LG to tug out much more stops in 2018.

Up to date on October 1, 2018: We’ve added particulars about Cine Shot, a brand new characteristic on the upcoming V40.


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