Sprint LG V40 ThinQ May 2020 Security Patch with version V405U20F

Today Sprint rolled April 2020 Security Patch update to LG V40 ThinQ (LM-V405UA variant) in USA. The update labeled with build number V405U20F which is still based on Android 9.0 Pie.

There are no major changes apart from the security patch level which fixes the vulnerability in the Android OS that can be attacked remotely using arbitrary code easily. We highly recommend you to install the latest patch to secure your Sprint LG V40 ThinQ in the future cyber-attack. You can check for the latest software update by going into device Settings > System > Update center > System update.

If there is a new update available, then simply download and install it. Ensure that your device battery is charged more than 50% and connected to a Wi-Fi network for faster & stable downloads. Still, not getting the OTA update notification? Don’t worry! We have shared the steps and requirements to manually flash the firmware on your Sprint LG V40 ThinQ (LM-V405UA) using the LG Bridge tool.

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Firmware Details: V405U20F

  • Device Name: LG V40 ThinQ (LM-V405UA)
  • Region: USA
  • Carrier: Sprint
  • Build Number: QKQ1.190929.002
  • Software version: V405U20F
  • Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Software Supported: LG Bridge Tool
  • Android Security Patch Level: 2020-04-01

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LG V40 ThinQ Specifications and features

LG V40 ThinQ was announced in August 2018 which sports a 6.4-inch P-OLED display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels. The device has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 83.6 %.

LG V40 ThinQ is powered by a Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of internal storage. It also supports an external memory card. The device came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by a 3300 mAh battery (Non-removable).

As far as the camera concerned, the device has a triple-camera setup with 12MP + 12MP + 16MP primary sensors and a selfie camera with an 8MP + 5MP lens. Other connectivity option includes 4G, GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, barometer and compass. etc. The LG V40 ThinQ come with a face unlock feature.

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