In a busy day for the mobile industry, EE have just confirmed the LG V50 that was just announced in Barcelona will be coming to their 5G network. In the USA you’ll be seeing it on Sprint.
With a 6.4″ display, the V50 will be a great phone for anyone who loves watching video on the move, and with it being a 5G device, data speeds should be exceptional when it goes on sale later this year.
There is a triple camera over on the back with a 12 megapixel normal, 12 megapixel telephoto and a 16 megapixel super wide angle lens so you get some fantastic photos in any condition. There’s also a 5 megapixel selfie shooter.
Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon 855 CPU, that 6.4″ display is a 19.5:9 QHD+ OLED FullVision screen (3120 x 1440 / 538ppi). You also get 6GB RAM, 128GB storage a microSD. Running Android 9.0, it’s got WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and USB-C connectivity.
Pricing and availability is to be confirmed, all we know for now is the device is an EE exclusive in the UK.
EE and LG partner to exclusively launch theV50ThinQ 5G smartphone in the UK
24 February 2019, London: EE, the UK’s number one mobile network and part of BT Group, today announced it has partnered exclusively with LG to bring the V50ThinQ 5G – LG’s first 5G smartphone – to UK consumers later this year.
The V50ThinQ 5G will feature a 6.4-inch QHD+ OLED FullVision Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and offers users a heightened sense of immersion whether they’re viewing a video or gaming over EE’s 5G network. The smartphone is also equipped with an AI display engine that protects against eye fatigue, automatically changing colour and brightness levels according to the surrounding environment. With DTS:X technology, LG V50ThinQ5G will allow users to experience surround sound that enhances the quality of audio content to create a realistic soundscape with suburb clarity and depth.
EE is switching on 5G sites in 16 UK cities in 2019. The first launch cities will be the UK’s four capital cities – London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Belfast – and Birmingham and Manchester.
As well as the six launch cities, through 2019 EE will also be introducing 5G across the busiest parts of ten more UK cities: Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool, Leeds, Hull, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, Coventry and Bristol.
Marc Allera, CEO of BT’s Consumer division, said: “Our exclusive partnership with LG to launch the new V50ThinQ 5G in the UK will let EE customers be among the first in the world to get their hands on this amazing 5G smartphone. We’ll be launching 5G across 16 UK cities this year and EE customers with the V50ThinQ 5G will get to experience the increased speed and reliability that 5G has to offer and can stay connected wherever they go with the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network.”
Andrew Coughlin, Head of Mobile at LG UK, said: “We are delighted to be working with EE to offer consumers the ability to enjoy all 5G has to offer as soon as the service becomes available. The ground-breaking LG V50ThinQ 5G has been carefully crafted to exceed expectations, providing an exceptional user experience offering uncompromising reliability, as well as allowing users to access high-quality content at 5G speed.”
For customers wanting to find out more about the LG V50ThinQ 5G exclusively on EE, they can register their interest at www.ee.co.uk/5g where further information on pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.