Published at MWC 2019 again in February, LG’s maximum complex flagship telephone to this point, the LG V50 ThinQ, shall be to be had to buy in Australia from Tuesday June 11, 2019.
Boasting the most recent Snapdragon 855 chipset (7nm) and an X50 5G modem, the V50 ThinQ additionally sports activities an Adreno 640 GPU, 128GB of onboard garage (a microSD slot permits for as much as 2TB of extra area), IP68 water and dirt resistance and a 6.4-inch QHD+ (1,440 x 3,120) OLED show.
Audio purists can be happy to listen to that the V50 ThinQ as soon as once more helps 32-bit Hello-Fi Quad DAC and DTS:X three-D encompass sound, and the increasingly more uncommon 3.5mm headphone jack could also be again.
With regards to its photographic features, the LG V50 ThinQ includes a triple-lens (16MP tremendous large + 12MP same old + 12MP telephoto) setup on its rear, and a dual-lens (8MP same old + 5MP large) front-facing digicam for selfies and group-shots.
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A unique more or less foldable
Together with being LG’s first 5G handset (we witnessed a pace check that noticed the instrument achieve obtain speeds of one.258Gbps and add speeds of 70.4Mbps), the V50 ThinQ’s greatest promoting level comes within the type of a snap-on folio case that sports activities an extra 6.2-inch FHD+ (2,160 x 1,080) OLED display screen, bearing in mind tough dual-screen multitasking. The secondary show communicates with the V50 by the use of 3 small touch pads at the telephone’s rear, which align with 3 pins throughout the case.
We were given our fingers at the instrument at its Australian release in Sydney and had been suitably inspired with how easy it was once to release unbiased apps on every show and turn between the 2 monitors.
To be able to check this capability, we used the highest show to observe film trailers on YouTube whilst surfing the Google Play Retailer, checking tweets and sending messages to buddies from the ground show.
We had been additionally ready to increase the instrument’s keyboard to full-screen, making the V50 ThinQ resemble an adorably-tiny computer. It is value noting that this capability is most effective to be had with LG’s integrated keyboard, and would possibly not paintings with Google’s Gboard or different third-party keyboard apps.
Later, we introduced LG’s new digital gamepad at the backside show and used it to be play Sonic the Hedgehog and Lineage II: Revolution with out our fingers moving into the way in which of the motion.
In our revel in, controlling the LGs V50 ThinQ throughout two monitors briefly turned into 2d nature. That stated, the telephone felt moderately hefty and thick with the second one display screen hooked up. Fortunately, detaching the second one display screen is so simple as taking a telephone out of its protecting case.
LG’s V50 ThinQ shall be to be had from Telstra on the outright value of $1,728 – moderately affordable for a flagship 5G telephone that boasts the most effective specifications and a 2d OLED show within the field.
After all, Telstra can be providing the instrument on 24-month plans beginning at $114 monthly for 3GB of knowledge – which, only for what it is value, you need to burn thru in not up to Three seconds on a 5G connection – and varying the entire means as much as $199 monthly for limitless information.
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