After a wave of rumors, LG finally took the wraps off its sixth V-series smartphone – The LG V60 ThinQ. The new high-end smartphone brings Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 alongside Qualcomm’s X55 modem which enables support for 5G networks. Moreover, LG brought a new dual-camera setup with a 64MP main sensor leading the way. There are a massive 5,000mAh battery and a revamped Dual Screen accessory.
LG V60 ThinQ specifications
The V60 ThinQ boasts a 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED display with a tall 20.5:9 aspect ratio. The handset boasts the same waterdrop notch found in its predecessor, now holding a 10MP selfie camera. The display also serves as a house for an in-display fingerprint scanner covered by Gorilla Glass 5 coating.
Moving around to the back, we have a ToF sensor making a partnership with the dual cameras. The 64MP shooter features OIS and is coupled with a 13MP ultrawide snapper with a 117-degree field of view. Just like the recently released Samsung Galaxy S20 series, the LG V60 ThinQ comes with 8K video recording mode. It also comes with HDR10+ support while using the camera in manual mode.
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The Snapdragon 865 chipset is accompanied by 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. It’s a tradition among LG flagships and the V60 isn’t an exception, you know what we are talking about, this handset features further memory expansion via the microSD slot. The new flagship is IP68 certified which means dust and water-resistance. It’s also MIL-STD 810G compliant.
The handset runs Android 10 with LG UX 9.0 interface running on top. The device features a dedicated Google Assistant key on the left-hand side. Keeping another tradition, LG brought a 32-Bit Quad Dac, stereo speakers, and a 4 microphone setup. The handset draws power from a beefy 5,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 4+ support and wireless charging. The latest Wi-Fi 6 standard is also present in the package.
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Along with the upgraded specs, LG also updated its Dual Screen accessory. The accessory was a nice surprise for LG enthusiasts, especially in an age moved by foldable smartphones, LG found a nice way to add a secondary screen on its smartphone without all the restrictions and problems involving foldable displays. The new Dual Screen now boasts a 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED panel with a 360 Freestop Hinge. It can be used in laptop, stand and tent modes. Moreover, there’s a new 2.1-inch notification panel with convenient always-on functionality. The second screen now connects via USB-C port and unlike the V50 lacks its own power supply.
The LG V60 ThinQ will be available in Blue and White color options. It is set to come later this spring, but the price remains a mystery for now.