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LG K40

Specifications

LG K40
LG K40 (K Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
, 2GB or 3GB
Display
5.70 inch 18:9, 1440 x 720 pixel 282 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 21 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack, Card Reader: Up to 2 TB microSD cards. Dedicated card slot, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G: 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz. 3G: B1, B2, B5, B8. 4G: B1, B3, B7, B8, B20, B38., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 153 x 71.9 ( = 0.33 x 6.02 x 2.83 in)
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix , f/2.0, Phase Detection autofocus (PDAF, LED flash, videos at 1080p/30 FPS
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix , f/2.0, LED flash
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker on the underside of the device, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Charger, USB cable, SIM tool, cleaning cloth, 24 Months Warranty, SAR values: Body – 1.597 W/kg, Head - 0.518 W/kg. MIL-STD-810-certified; Notification LED, fanless
Weight
145 g ( = 5.11 oz / 0.32 pounds), Power Supply: 49 g ( = 1.73 oz / 0.11 pounds)
Price
169 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 65.9% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 36%, features: 39%, display: 72% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 67%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the LG K40

81.7% LG K40 Smartphone Review: A cheery and affordable handset | Notebookcheck
The LG K40 is an affordable smartphone that includes a few tricks, such as DTS-X sound support. However, has the South Korean manufacturer focussed too much on flashy features and forgotten to get the basics right? Our rigorous tests will reveal all in this detailed review.
Hands on: LG K40 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English Archive.org version
An unassuming affordable mid-range phone that features a surprising amount of technology but throws up performance concerns and doesn't look like it can compete with rivals from the likes of Motorola.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2019
Hands on: LG K40 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
The LG K40 is far from the most exciting phone announced at MWC 2019, but if you're looking for a budget phone this may sport enough tech for you.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/28/2019

Foreign Reviews

61% LG K40, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 61%
Prueba LG K40, económico y sencillo
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Simple design; smart AI mode; powerful processor; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2019
Lg K40, Experiencia De Uso Tras 10 Días
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; nice design. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/31/2019
55% LG K40 – ktoś tu się pomylił z ceną (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 55% performance: 40% display: 60% mobility: 75% workmanship: 65%
LG K40 - koreański pomysł na smartfonowy hit. Czy uda mu się zawojować rynek?
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Stylish design. Negative: Weak hardware; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/18/2019

Comment

Imagination PowerVR GE8320: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio P22 MT6762: ARM based octa core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.7 LTE modem (300 Mbps download).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.70":

It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


LG:

LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of LG Group. It is a South Korean company and was founded as Goldstar Co, Ltd, in 1958. The group offers products in the fields of information technology, consumer electronics and mobile communications, and home appliances. LG Electronics is the world's third largest home appliance manufacturer. As a notebook manufacturer, LG only became known to a wider audience in the German-speaking market in 2005. After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. The product range includes OLED, LED/LCD and plasma TVs, home theater systems, Blu-ray players as well as audio and video players. 


65.9%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-04-16 (Update: 2019-04-16)