The LG K40 offers a compelling budget-friendly option for users seeking essential smartphone functionality. With its sleek design, decent camera, and dependable everyday performance, it fulfills the needs of many users on a budget. However, its limitations, such as limited processing power, an outdated Android version, and modest battery life, should be considered.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 23,999 Expected|
|Other Countries||$84 €78 £67 ¥607 ₹7055 ﷼316 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 3, 7, 8, 20|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, April|
|Dimensions||153 x 71.9 x 8.3 mm (6.02 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||144 g (5.08 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~76.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo), LG UX 7|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM|
|Single||16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1", 1.0µm, PDAF|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Single||8 MP, f/2.0|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|NFC||Yes (market/region dependent)|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, OTG|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable|
|Colors||Black, New Moroccan Blue, New Platinum Gray|
|Models||LMX420, LMX420EMW, LM-X420|
Design and Display
The LG K40 sports a simple and sleek design. The phone’s 5.7-inch HD+ display is surrounded by slim bezels, offering a 76.2% screen-to-body ratio. While it doesn’t have the latest in-display fingerprint sensor technology, it does include a fingerprint scanner on the back for added security. The phone boasts a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The LG K40 measures 153 x 71.9 x 8.3 mm and has a weight of 144 grams.
Performance and Storage
The LG K40 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 processor, coupled with 2GB or 3GB of RAM depending on the variant. The phone comes with 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card, ensuring you have ample space for your photos, apps, and media. The LG K40 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with LG’s custom skin on top.
The LG K40 features a 16-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies. While it won’t compete with flagship smartphones in terms of camera quality, it still delivers decent photos in well-lit conditions. The camera app comes with features like HDR, panorama, and various shooting modes to enhance your photography experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The LG K40 is equipped with a 3,000mAh non-removable battery. Considering its modest specifications and power-efficient display, the phone can easily last a full day on a single charge with moderate use. With 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer, the LG K40 provides all the key connectivity options. Additionally, the 3.5mm headphone jack is still present, which many users still find useful.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the LG K40 in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.