LG V50 ThinQ 5G Dual Screen Review

Do you want to experience the incredible speed of 5G? You are in luck, as LG is coming out with the V50 ThinQ 5G dual-screen handset. If you belong to the UK, you can buy the phone at around £50 with a monthly subscription from EE at £64. The phone can also use the 4G network and connect to 5G once it finds an EE 5G signal.

LG V50 ThinQ 5G Dual Screen


The key aspect that made LG V50 ThinQ 5G extraordinary is its feature-rich second screen. You can add or disconnect a screen as per your needs. The second screen is compatible with the primary handset and acts like an attached phone cover its other half.

There are three tiny connectors on its back to facilitate data as well as a power connection to the second screen. The devices’ hinge boasts a solid build, which helps accommodate the second screen while keeping it flexible. The sturdy hinge supports both ‘clamshell’ and ‘tent’ modes.

The cover safeguards the backside of the phone.

A massive cutout integrates two more features: the fingerprint scanner as well as the triple-camera setup. Another cutout accommodates the device’s power switch.

The device comes with a headset jack (3.5mm), a mono-speaker, and USB-C port on the bottom. There are three more buttons on the device for controlling volume and accessing the Google Assistant.

The face of its second screen is amazingly glossy, complimenting the backside.

The V50 ThinQ 5G weighs 173g and has a measurement of 76.1mm*159mm*8.3mm. Its second screen measures 83.4mm*161.4mm*15.54mm and weighs 304g.

LG V50 ThinQ 5G Dual Screen comes with varied specifications.

The screen of the primary handset features a 6.4-inch OLED panel having a resolution of 3,120 by 1,440. It also comes with a sizeable front-camera notch. The second screen also boasts a Full-HD OLED panel.

The second-screen comes with its own set of features like ‘dual video.’  With it, you can convert its second screen into an amazing gaming controller and multitask without any limit. Gamers love this feature.

A small pop-up enables you to switch between the two screens, launch apps quickly, etc.

The device features durable black glass as well as metal. The back panel is super smooth and reflective.

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G Dual Screen device also comes with IP68 and MIL-STD-810G ratings. These ratings mean the device is water and dust resistant.

The device features five cameras. Two of them are present on the front-side and the other three on the backside. The phone comes with an internal storage capacity of 128GB. Users can also expand storage using a MicroSD card.

The slot is adjacent to the Nano SIM card slot.

The device features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with 6GB RAM. It has a massive 4,000mAh battery, which it needs to power both the screens and 5G.

LG V50 ThinQ 5G Dual Screen is compatible with Quick Charge 3.0. You can charge your device to 50% in just 35 minutes.


  • A feature-rich second screen
  • 5G support
  • Pop-out control bar for smooth dual-screen controls
  • 5mm headset jack


  • The second screen comes with a lower resolution compared to the main screen
  • Heavy when the second screen is attached
  • Speaker quality could be better
  • Battery life significantly drops when operating two screens
  • Backpanel is slippery

LG brings detachable screens to the market, competing with the foldable. Although the second screen can make the device much heavier and demand more power, it also makes operation convenient.

Moreover, 5G support is going to make the phone ready for the future. You can expect decent images with its five cameras. All these features make it an excellent option for purchasing.

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