Nearly three months after its original announcement, the LG V50 ThinQ is ready for launch.
LG will launch the V50 ThinQ in South Korea on May 10th. It'll be available on three carriers there and will be priced at 1,199,000 won ($1,027 USD).
The launch is notable for a couple of reasons. First, the V50 ThinQ is LG's first 5G smartphone. Second is that the V50 ThinQ was originally supposed to launch in April, but LG delayed the release while it worked closely with Qualcomm and the carriers to improve 5G service and the completeness of the V50 ThinQ.
When it comes to the U.S., Sprint and Verizon have confirmed that they'll carry the LG V50 ThinQ. Sprint has said that it'll begin selling LG's 5G-equipped smartphone this spring with a Verizon launch planned for the summer.
Along with 5G support, one of the LG V50 ThinQ's highlight features is its Dual Screen attachment. When you place the V50 ThinQ into this case, you'll get a second 6.2-inch 2160x1080 OLED screen. These two screens can run separate apps, you can use multi-window to divide each screen in two, or you can use one screen as a controller for games. The Dual Screen attachment is powered by the V50 ThinQ, so you don't need to worry about charging it separately.
Other features of the LG V50 ThinQ include a 6.4-inch 3120x1440 OLED display with a notch that includes an 8MP standard selfie camera and a 5MP wide angle cam. There are three cameras around back, including a 16MP super wide angle snapper, a 12MP standard camera, and a 12MP telephoto cam. Also included is a Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 4000mAh battery.
Does the V50 ThinQ's combo of 5G support and Dual Screen attachment have you interested in LG's upcoming flagship?