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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

 

Pricecompare

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

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


0.145 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


LG:

LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of the LG Group. LG is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. In the smartphone segment, LG is a medium-sized manufacturer (not among the Top 5 in 2015 and 2016).


65.9%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

 

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