7.6/10
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The LG V50 ThinQ currently has an Informr score of 7.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 25 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
6.4"
Camera
16+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


GSMArena

The LG V50, Dual Screen case or not, is a phone that was built to excel in everything - design and durability, screen and pixel count, performance and multi-tasking, connectivity with its 5G modem, camera and video recording, audio playback and capturing, battery life even. And it simply does.

- GSMArena
uSwitch

The LG V50 ThinQ is a worthy competitor to the Galaxy S10 5G. It is a good all-rounder that is designed to please a wide audience, and if you put aside the dubious second screen accessory and focus on a like-for-like comparison, it would appear a better option if you’re put off by the size of the Sa...

- Luigi Palazzolo, uSwitch
ZDNet

While other manufacturers struggle with folding screen designs, LG has taken a different approach to adding screen area to a handset. A second screen does make for a bulkier, heavier handset, and it challenges the battery, but these trade-offs are to be expected. 5G support will give this phone a de...

- Sandra Vogel, ZDNet
Neowin

The main thing that I absolutely hate is LG's software. That's the biggest con to this device. Aside from that, you've got a powerful smartphone with a solid OLED display, a great triple-lens camera with some impressive video capture capabilities, and a headphone jack. And it's not just any headphon...

- Rich Woods, Neowin
G Style Magazine

I like that LG continued on with making the V-series devices a bit different from the norm. A “second’ screen isn’t really anything new for it, just that now, it’s an actual usable second screen. For sure the LG G8X will be a bit better than this and if that the case, it’ll be worth it for those who...

- Samuel Huang, G Style Magazine


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Screen Size
6.4"

The LG V50 ThinQ's screen size is 6.4 inches with 1440 x 3120 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 1560 minutes, 689 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

V50 ThinQ Specs

Overview
Release date June 30, 2019
Regions available USA, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/850 /3600/2500/1500 MHz
5G:
2500/28000/39000 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, 1xRTT, EV-DO, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.92 W/kg
Body: 1.23 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 890 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 689 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1560 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 16.6 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Astro Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.9 x 7.6 x 0.8 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 183 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 3120 pixels
Pixel density 537 pixels
Size 6.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, HDR, Scratch-resistant glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX HD
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Yes
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
Resolution
16+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection, White balance, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F1.5), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F2.4), HDR, Slow-motion recording, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
2nd camera feature (5 MP, F2.2)
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, PPT, PPTX, DOC, DOCX, PDF
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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