LG is reportedly preparing a new system update for its latest flagship smartphone, LG V40 ThinQ. The device might be second in the company’s lineup to run Google’s latest operating system. Since the LG G7 One is the only device from LG running Android 9 Pie backed by Google’s Android One support program. The LG V40 ThinQ is expected to get Android 9.0 Pie stable update during the end of the year, once the beta testing phases are completed.
LG V40 ThinQ smartphone was launched a few weeks ago, the device sports a large 6.4-inch OLED screen with reduced bezels but with the presence of a ‘notch’ at the top and a small chin at the bottom, featuring a Quad HD+ resolution of 3,120 x 1,440 pixels. Under the hood, the LG V40 ThinQ boasts a Snapdragon 845 chipset, accompanied by 6GB of RAM, 64/128 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 2TB through microSD card, and a battery capacity of 3,300mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 and support for wireless charging.
One of the main highlights of the smartphone is the presence of 5 camera sensors, triple rear-camera setup in the back, dual-Camera setup in the front. The main camera on the back of the smartphone features a 12-megapixel sensor with f/1.5 aperture, while the second sensor features a 16-megapixel wide-angle lens that reaches 107 degrees FOV and the third sensor featuring a 12-megapixel optical zoom lens. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera sensor with a wide angle lens, accompanied by another 8 MP sensor with the normal focal lens. In terms of software, the LG V40 ThinQ was launched with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, although LG has not yet given a date for the update to Android 9 Pie.
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The smartphone has now leaked in the GeekBench database running Android Pie with model number LM-V405. The device is already in its beta testing phase running Google’s latest Operating system. The LG V40 ThinQ running Android Pie, in the single-core performance test, scored 2315 points, and in the multi-core – scored 7242. The LG V40 ThinQ gets the same number of scores from Android Oreo, although this could change once the stable version of the software is released on the device.