LG has started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update to its flagship smartphone, the LG V40 ThinQ. The company is rolling out the new firmware in the US and South Korean markets.
The update with version number V405UA20A_02 is rolling out in the US, while the company is rolling out the update with the different version number in South Korea. Oddly, the update in the US comes with April security patch, while the update rolled out in South Korea features May security patch.
The company has revealed the changelog, which reveals that the LG V40 ThinQ will get gesture home button feature along with a preview at the bottom right of the screen capture. The update also enhanced the security and pressing and holding the power button will stop Smart Lock, biometrics and lock screen notification when you lock the device.
The company has also added sunset-to-sunrise mode in the easy-to-view mode and it also adds dual apps functionality for different third-party apps including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Skype, Line, Viber, WeChat and more.
To recall, the smartphone was launched in India in December last year. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 49,990 and it is available on Amazon India. The LG V40 ThinQ features a 6.4-inch (3120 x 1440 pixels) FullVision OLED display. There’s an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 with 537 ppi of pixel density. It packs a Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU which is paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
The LG V40 ThinQ comes equipped with five cameras in total with three on the rear and two on the front. The rear setup comes with a combination of 12-megapixel with f/1.5 aperture and Optical Image Stabilisation, 16-megapixel super wide camera with f/1.9 aperture and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture. That third lens enables 2x optical zoom. The dual front camera has an 8-megapixel primary camera with f/1.9 aperture and a secondary 5-megapixel wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture.