LG to finally introduce its 5G phone this week

Home > Business > Industry

print dictionary print

LG to finally introduce its 5G phone this week

LG Electronics is expected to launch its first 5G smartphone, the V50 ThinQ, in Korea this week after work was completed to ensure its performance, industry sources said Friday.

LG had initially planned to launch the V50 in Korea in late April but pushed back the schedule to optimize the phone’s functions and network interoperability with the existing LTE network.

“Final tests have been under way for the V50 ThinQ for the goal of releasing it May 10,” an industry source familiar with the matter said.

It will be the second 5G phone launched in the domestic market, following Samsung’s Galaxy S10.

The V50, which comes with a detachable second screen, uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chipset and its X50 5G modem. Its 128-gigabyte model costs 1.2 million won ($1,054) in the domestic market.


Yonhap

More in Industry

SK Telcom merges two security services subsidiaries

KDB requests sit-down with Asiana unions about takeover

Are you Taycan to me?

Facebook hit with $6 million penalty for customer data leak

Spinoff to give LG chairman's uncle his own conglomerate

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now