LG V series

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LG V series
Operating systemAndroid

The LG V series is a line of high-end Android devices produced by LG Electronics. This series is slated above the LG G series. The first phone in the V series, the LG V10, was unveiled in September 2015.


LG V10[edit]

LG announced the V10 smartphone in September 2015. It features a secondary display above the main screen, as well as two 5MP front-facing cameras (the secondary being 120° wide angle). Introducing a fingerprint sensor and home button combination as well as a leather back, it also includes comprehensive manual photo and video modes for advanced and quick editing while on the move.

  • Display: 5.7" IPS LCD with 1440x2560 pixel resolution (main); 2.1" display with 160x1040 pixel resolution (secondary)
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
  • Storage: 64 GB (expandable)
  • RAM: 4 GB LPDDR3
  • Sound: Sabre ES9018 32-bit Hi-Fi DAC
  • Battery: 3000 mAh (removable)
  • Colors: Space Black, Opal Blue

LG V20[edit]

LG announced the V20 smartphone on September 6, 2016. Like its predecessor, it features a secondary display above the main screen while also being MIL-STD-810G drop compliant with its thin aluminium back. Though no longer having dual front-facing cameras, the LG V20 gains an 8 MP, 135° wide angle secondary rear camera over the V10 while maintaining the less common features such as an IR blaster, FM radio, high fidelity 24-bit dedicated audio recorder and microSD card slot in line with the professional use case of the LG V series.

  • Display: 5.7" IPS LCD with 1440x2560 pixel resolution (main); 2.1" display with 160x1040 pixel resolution (secondary)
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • Storage: 64 GB (expandable)
  • RAM: 4 GB LPDDR4
  • Sound: Sabre ES9218 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, tuned by Bang & Olufsen in all regions except North America
  • Battery: 3200 mAh (removable)
  • Colors: Titan, Pink, Silver

LG V30[edit]

LG announced the V30 series, consisting of the LG V30 and LG V30+, on August 31, 2017. It foregoes the V20's secondary display for an 18:9 near bezeless screen and foregoes the removable battery in favor of IP68 waterproofing and a wireless charging glass design. Compared to the V20, the second screen was replaced with a software floating bar.[1] The only difference between the standard LG V30 and the LG V30+ is the fact that the LG V30+ has 128 GB of storage, while the LG V30 has 64 GB.[2][3]

  • Display: 6" 18:9 POLED with 1440×2880 pixel resolution, DCI-P3 FullVision
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Storage: 64 GB (LG V30); 128 GB (LG V30+); both are expandable
  • Sound: Sabre ES9218P 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, tuned by Bang & Olufsen
  • Battery: 3300 mAh (non-removable)
  • Colors: Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose[4]

LG V30S ThinQ[edit]

In February 2018, LG announced an update to the LG V30, the LG V30S ThinQ, which marks the first phone with the ThinQ branding. The phone's hardware is similar to that of the LG V30, with the main differences being in storage, RAM, and color options. The LG V30S ThinQ also contains a number of new software features.[5][6]

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Storage: 128 GB (LG V30S); 256 GB (LG V30S+); both are expandable
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Battery: 3300 mAh (non-removable)
  • Colors: New Platinum Grey and New Moroccan Blue[7]

LG V35 ThinQ[edit]

A new addition to the LG V30 series, the LG V35 ThinQ[8] was released in May 2018. The phone contains most of the build and design of the LG V30 with the addition of upgraded hardware, listed below:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Storage: 64 GB; expandable
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Battery: 3300 mAh (non-removable)
  • Camera - Front: 8 MP, f/1.9 (versus 5 MP, f/2.2 on the LG V30S)
  • Camera - Rear: 16 MP 107° secondary wide angle, f/1.9 (versus 13 MP 120° secondary wide angle, f/1.9 on the LG V30S)
  • Sound: Same ESS Technology Hi-Fi DAC as the V30S plus the inclusion of DTS:X 3D Surround Sound software option
  • Colors: Aurora Black, Platinum Grey

LG V40 ThinQ[edit]

On September 27, 2018, LG Mobile Global posted on their YouTube Channel about the design video teaser of the upcoming LG V40 ThinQ. The teaser teased with the phrase "Take 5", hinting that the phone will have 5 cameras altogether (a first for LG), a soft, silky feel ("Silky Blast"), and a selection of colors like Moroccan Blue and Aurora Black.[9] On October 3, 2018, LG officially announced the LG V40 ThinQ in New York City alongside the LG Watch W7 hybrid watch.[10] This phone released on October 18, 2018.

The dual selfie cameras which runs in the blood of the LG V-Series were returned on the V40 ThinQ positioned on the notch.

Key Specifications

  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Display: 6.4" 19.5:9 QHD+ OLED FullVision (3120 x 1440 resolution / 538ppi / HDR10)
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-Core processor
  • Storage: 128GB (expandable up to 2TB)
  • Network: LTE-A 4 Band CA
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 BLE, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
  • Sound: Sabre ES9218P 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, smartphone speakers tuned by Meridian Audio, Boombox Speaker, DTS:X 3D Surround Sound
  • Battery: 3300mAh (non-removable)
  • Colors: New Moroccan Blue, New Aurora Black, New Platinum Gray, Carmine Red
  • Build protection: MIL-STD 810 drop compliant, IP68 dust and water resistant


  • Three rear cameras [11]
    • 16 MP super wide-angle (f1.9 / 1.0μm / 107°)
    • 12 MP standard angle (f1.5 / 1.4μm / 78°)
    • 12 MP telephoto zoom (f2.4 / 1.0μm / 45°)
  • Two front cameras [12]
    • 8 MP standard angle (f1.9 / 1.12μm / 80°)
    • 5 MP wide-angle (f2.2 / 1.12μm / 90°)
    • Front cameras can work in tandem to create the perfect bokeh effect with an on-screen slider to adjust the amount of background blur. Other features allow selfie lovers to personalize their photos even more with unique lighting and special effects.
  • Camera modes:[12]
    • Triple Shot: Easily capture three photos - standard, telephoto zoom, and super wide-angle - with just one click.
    • Cine Shot: Control what moves. Transform your snapshots into "living" photos that grab and hold attention.
    • AI Assistant: ThinQ AI recognizes what you're shooting and suggest the best filter, while AI composition adjusts the position of your subject for artistically balanced photos.
    • 3D Light Effect: Changes the tone of a photo with professional-looking lighting, touch up any selfie with different looks using Makeup Pro.
    • Custom Backdrop: Entirely change the background of a selfie.
    • AR Emoji and Avatars: For those who love all things augmented reality, create and share personalized emojis using one's own face or one of the provided characters.

LG V50 ThinQ[edit]

LG announced the V50 ThinQ on 24 February 2019 at MWC 2019.The V50 is largely identical to the V40 externally, albeit with a flush rear camera similarly to the LG G8 and a 5G logo. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 system-on-chip and Adreno 640 GPU, as well as 5G support and a slightly larger battery. To compete with folding smartphones, the device offers a case accessory known as "LG DualScreen", which contains a second, 6.2-inch 1080p display panel. It is powered using pogo pin connectors on the phone, but communicates wirelessly.[13][14]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ Troaca, Florin. "LG V30 vs. LG V30+: what's the difference?". Phone Arena. phoneArena.com. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  3. ^ Troaca, Florin. "The LG V30+ (with 128 GB of storage space) is launching on Sprint". Phone Arena. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  4. ^ Martonik, Andrew. "What color LG V30 should you buy: Black, silver, blue, violet, or red?". Android Central. Mobile Nations. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
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  6. ^ Todorov, Nick. "LG V30S ThinQ is announced: LG's first AI phone". Phone Arena. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
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  8. ^ "LG V35 ThinQ Unlocked Product Page". LG Electronics (United States).
  9. ^ "LG V40 unveiled with all five of its cameras". Engadget. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  10. ^ "LG V40 ThinQ: Release Dates, Specs & News – Sign Up | LG USA". www.lg.com. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
  11. ^ "LG V40 ThinQ's Cine Shot camera mode will let you easily create cinemagraphs".
  12. ^ a b "LG DELIVERS ULTIMATE FIVE CAMERA SMARTPHONE WITH LG V40 THINQ | LG Newsroom". LG Newsroom. 2018-10-04. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
  13. ^ "LG V50 ThinQ 5G and LG G8 ThinQ hands-on review". gsmArena. February 24, 2019. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  14. ^ Hand Orella, Vanessa (24 February 2019). "LG V50 ThinQ's big thing at MWC 2019 is 5G". CNET. Retrieved 24 February 2019.