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JUBILEE LIFE INSURANCE ANNOUNCES TO SPONSOR THE PAKISTAN-AUSTRALIA CRICKET SERIES

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Jubilee Life Insurance, Pakistan’s largest life insurance provider in the private sector is the proud presenting sponsor of the Pakistan vs. Australia cricket test series to be held in UAE. The announcement was made at a press conference in Lahore, Pakistan.

The audiences world over will witness two cricketing titans coming head on in this exciting tour which includes two Tests and three Twenty20 Internationals with the first Test beginning on Sunday October 07 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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“Jubilee Life Insurance has always taken a lead and been one of the top supporters as far as facilitating sports in Pakistan is concerned. We feel proud in playing a key role in bringing cricket back to our nation starting with the PSL 3, followed by the Pakistan vs. WIndies series that took place earlier this year. With the same enthusiasm, Jubilee Life Insurance has continued to lend its support to this current tour and brings cricket for its fans and passionate spectators of the country.” said Syed Usman Qaiser, Chief Manager Marketing, Jubilee Life Insurance.

“Once again we are honored to see Jubilee Life’s commitment towards cricket in Pakistan. Over a period of time, this company has become one of the pillars upon which cricket has constantly grown in this nation. We envision being on the right path to reviving cricket in the country and the support of organizations like Jubilee Life Insurance will definitely help us achieve our objectives. We now hope the Pakistan team has a successful tour and is victorious.” said Zakir Khan, Director International Cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board.

Jubilee Life Insurance has become synonymous with sports in the country and upholds the brand essence being ‘Live Free’. The company was the gold sponsor of the PSL 3. Jubilee Life Insurance was also the lead sponsor of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) outfit Quetta Gladiators last season, as well as, being the gold sponsor of Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka cricket series. Other than cricket, Jubilee Life has also supported other sporting events in Pakistan including snooker, polo, hockey and golf.

Jubilee Life Insurance has been the pioneer in Bancassurance distribution and is the market leader among private sector life insurance companies in Pakistan. With an average growth of 38% over the last five years, it is the most profitable and valuable life insurance company on the stock exchange.

Jubilee Insurance is a global brand of Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) that offers diverse insurance solutions (life, health and general) and is committed to the vision of being Pakistan’s best service provider from the insurance industry and is among the top 25 companies of the Pakistan Stock Exchange; it happens to be the only insurance company to make it to this prestigious list.

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LG Brings ThinQ Innovation to Latin America

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Expected to Fuel Next Big Growth Engine in Latin America, LG is Keen to Show Consumers in the Region AI’s Merits

Karachi, October 5, 2018 - LG Electronics (LG) is demonstrating its commitment to Innovation for a Better Life by showing its Latin American partners how artificial technology can transform lives. LG’s annual InnoFest Latin America roadshow is taking place this week in the resort town of Cancun with the company’s AI-enabled ThinQ products and LG SIGNATURE brand taking center stage. More than 250 VIP guests at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya representing regional retailers, business partners and the press are experiencing for themselves how LG plans to lead the region into the AI age.

 

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Under the tagline, Think Wise, Be Free, LG’s extensive range of ThinQ products are being unveiled for the first time in the region to an eager audience. Products such as the WK7 LG ThinQ speaker and LG G7 ThinQ are complemented by the new LG OLED TV AI ThinQ with built-in Google Assistant. With the ability to understand five spoken languages including Spanish, LG’s AI TVs allow users in Latin America to manage daily tasks, find answers or control compatible smart home devices all from their TVs.

The exhibition also features LG SIGNATURE premium home appliance products which recently launched in Mexico and Colombia. LG’s home appliances have already developed a devoted following in the region and LG SIGNATURE is expected to expand the LG brand’s appeal among discerning Latin American customers. Architect German Velasco, designer Carmen Cordera and chef Lula Martin del Campo attended the event to speak about their personal experiences using and working with LG SIGNATURE products.

“Latin America is a region of great importance to LG from both a strategic as well as commercial position,” said Han Chang-hee, head of LG global marketing. “Our InnoFest global roadshow gives VIP partners an opportunity to experience first hand what we have in store for the region in the months to come. The support we’ve received from our Latin American partners has been nothing short of phenomenal.”

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Khaadi launches its 44th National Store in Hyderi, Karachi

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Karachi: Khaadi, Pakistan’s premier fashion retail brand launched its 44th national store in Hyderi, Karachi today. The store launch coincides with Khaadi Pret’s winter collection, which will be available in Khaadi stores across Pakistan.[H1]

“We are delighted to introduce our first standalone store in Hyderi, providing our valued patrons with Khaadi’s outstanding customer experience. From superior quality products to exceptional retail staff, the Hyderi store is an extension of Khaadi’s promise to serve our customers” said Shamoon Sultan, CEO Khaadi, “As we continue to grow, we do so as a commitment to providing our community with access to their brand of choice in the places and spaces which are convenient for them.”

Located in Karachi’s famous Hyderi market, Khaadi’s new store is spread over 9000 square feet of retail space which is dedicated to Khaadi’s RTW and UNstiched concepts. The store will welcome 14 new retail staff to Khaadi’s total retail workforce comprising of more than 1300 employees across all local and international Khaadi stores.

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LG Delivers Ultimate Five Camera Smartphone with LG V40 ThinQ

Friday, October 12th, 2018

A Truly All-Encompassing Smartphone Camera Experience to Capture Every Perspective

Seoul / Karachi – October 12, 2018LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its newest premium smartphone featuring a total of five cameras to redefine the standard of smartphone photography. The latest iteration of the company’s acclaimed V series, the LG V40 ThinQ is an uncompromising multimedia powerhouse device designed for today’s generation of storytellers that prefer to communicate with visuals and videos, especially on social media.

The LG V40 ThinQ retains the V series design philosophy with an improved 6.4-inch FullVision OLED display and even slimmer bezels than before. Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage, the LG V40 ThinQ again delivers the innovations that has made the LG V series a favorite among power users.

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In order to deliver a standout smartphone for today’s content-creating social generation, LG designed the LG V40 ThinQ from the ground up to deliver a truly all-encompassing smartphone camera experience. The LG V40 ThinQ features a rear camera module with three different lenses: 16MP super wide-angle, 12MP standard angle and 12MP telephoto. The three lenses allow for shutterbugs to frame different shots without changing position relative to the subject. The 107-degree super wide-angle lens captures subjects with more of the background with ease, while the telephoto with 2x optical zoom (or 3.2x the zoom of the wide-angle lens) takes clear shots from distance without a loss in image quality. The Triple Shot feature stitches together the images captured with each of the three lenses into a short video file for easy sharing.

The front camera module features a 5MP wide-angle lens and 8MP standard angle that work in tandem to create the perfect bokeh effect with an on-screen slider to adjust the amount of background blur. Other features allow selfie lovers to personalize their photos even more with unique lighting and special effects.

The pixel size of the main rear camera sensor has been improved by about 40 percent compared to the LG V30, increasing from 1μm to 1.4μm, while the image sensor is more than 18 percent larger than in the LG V30. In additdion to delivering the sharpest and brightest images of any LG smartphone camera, the F1.5 aperture of the main camera delivers greater depth of field, half the shutter lag and significantly faster burst mode  compared to the LG V30.

What’s more, Dual PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) delivers automatic focusing that is 50 percent faster, about twice as fast as the industry average. The advanced HDR feature analyzes and determines the right exposure settings to create perfectly lit shots, eliminating overexposed backgrounds or underexposed subjects. Subjects are always in perfect focus because the camera checks sharpness continuously until the shutter button is depressed.

LG upgraded the camera in the LG V40 ThinQ to be even more powerful and intuitive than ever to deliver the best color, composition, white balance and shutter speed. The AI CAM’s new AI Composition feature taps into the phone’s intelligence to frame, capture and recommend an alternative shot to the one taken by the user. AI Auto White Balance (AI AWB) automatically adjusts the color temperature across different lighting situations while AI Shutter selects the right shutter speed, especially useful when trying to capture fast-moving subjects.

Other new features such as Cine Shot, 3D Light Effect, Makeup Pro, Custom Backdrop, My Avatar and AR Emoji make photography on the LG V40 ThinQ a whole new experience. Cine Shot makes creating cinemagraphs – images with animation – incredibly easy and fun. Simply shoot a short video with any of the phone’s three rear cameras and “paint” the area to be animated with a finger and the result will be sure to amaze. 3D Light Effect changes the tone of a photo with professional-looking lighting, touch up any selfie with different looks using Makeup Pro or entirely change the background of a selfie with Custom Backdrop. For those who love all things augmented reality, create and share personalized emojis with My Avatar and AR Emoji using one’s own face or one of the provided characters.

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HBL President comments on Pakistan’s dialogue with the IMF, CPEC and Digitalization

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Bali, Indonesia; October 16, 2018: Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb was invited as the only CEO representative of the Pakistani banking sector in order to share his views in his capacity as the President & CEO of HBL. It is pertinent to mention that Muhammad Aurangzeb is the only CEO from Pakistan as well as the only Pakistani who has accepted an invite to join the membership of the exclusive Global CEO Council organized and managed by the Dow Jones Group/Wall Street Journal.

In an interview with Bloomberg on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank annual meetings, the HBL President & CEO, Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb introspected that Pakistan’s Government has some difficult decisions to make in order to narrow the fiscal deficit and come up with solutions that encourage an increase in exports and the tax base of the country. He pointed out: “With dwindling reserves a breathing space is required…that is where the IMF comes in.” He further added: “The devaluation will ultimately help exports and Pakistan. In order for government policies to become sustainable in the long run, he stated that “…made-in-Pakistan and an export based model is the way forward.”

Speaking on China’s One Belt One Road initiative, he pointed out that CPEC stands out as its flagship in terms of investment being made in Pakistan’s energy sector, roads and other infrastructure projects which have also benefited Pakistan and in the medium to long term these projects will boost Pakistan’s exports and ultimately pay back and create a long term positive effect on the balance of payments. He further stated: “A lot of these projects should be invoiced in RMB and settled in RMB especially energy projects which should not be based on a Dollar index but a RMB index which is a wonderful opportunity for Pakistan to diversify.” Furthermore, he added that “HBL is the only Pakistani bank which has a physical presence in China”.

With regard to the future and digitalization he emphasized, “HBL thinks of itself as an IT company with a banking license”.

The annual meeting of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) was held in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia from October 12th -14th, 2018. Both the IMF and the WBG undertake to bring together central bank governors, Ministers of Finance, senior parliamentarians, captains of industry, representatives from civil society organizations and academics to discuss issues that involve the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness, including many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world’s financial system.

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LG Centum System™ Refrigerator Raises the Bar on Energy Efficiency

Friday, October 19th, 2018

New Refrigerator Boasts Impressive Performance, Innovative Design and Durability Backed by Long-term Warranty LG Centum Refrigerator Family

Karachi:  October 19, 2018 — LG Electronics (LG) breaks new ground again with the unveiling of its new bottom-freezer refrigerator. The innovative bottom-freezer refrigerator stands out from the competition with market-leading energy efficiency as well as durability and an array of convenience-enhancing features. The refrigerator is also the first in the industry to come with a 20-year warranty for its internal compressor. With Centum System technology inside, it is the natural choice for consumers looking for an advanced efficient refrigerator that will stand the test of time.

These benefits are achieved by integrating several advanced technologies to form dynamic customer-oriented solutions. The refrigerator’s powerhouse is the LG Inverter Linear Compressor which is 32 percent more energy efficient than conventional compressors. * This and a range of other efficient features combine to cut the bottom-freezer refrigerator power consumption and give an energy rating of A+++-40 percent, far superior to the competition. This means that the refrigerator uses 40 percent less power than models with an A+++  energy rating and will make it easier than ever to save on electric bills.

 

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The advanced Inverter Linear Compressor also significantly boosts reliability and durability. † Rigorous product testing found that LG’s Inverter Linear Compressor-equipped Centum System refrigerator was subject to notably less wear and tear from daily use while also producing up to 25 percent less noise. * This same research also placed that the average lifespan of the refrigerator’s core technology at roughly 20 years, far exceeding the competition.

Internally, the new Centum System bottom-freezer refrigerator is also equipped with a range of freshness-enhancing features that put LG’s user-oriented philosophy into practice. Linear Cooling™ keeps temperature fluctuation within ±0.5˚C while Fresh Balancer and Fresh Converter give users simplified control over the humidity and temperature to create ideal conditions for each food type. ‡ In addition, DoorCooling+™ circulates cold air from the top of the machine to ensure uniform temperatures even in hard-to-reach areas like the front door basket. With elegant design cues befitting its advanced internal technology, Centum System bottom-freezer refrigerator boasts stunning matte black and stainless steel finishing. The seamless metal touch display on the front and full metal designed interior complete the design by adding a subtle touch of unique elegance.

“LG has long worked to develop a bottom-freezer refrigerator that set new standards in not just energy savings and durability but also design and the new Centum System bottom-freezer refrigerator represents the culmination of these efforts,” said Song Dae-hyun, president of LG Electronics and Home Appliance & Air Solution Company. “Our premium Centum System bottom-freezer will help cement LG’s long-standing leadership in the global premium refrigerator market.”

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Emirates announces special fares to US destinations

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

 Karachi/Dubai: October23, 2018: Emirates has announced its latest sale today, offering Pakistani customers special deals on Economy and Business class return flights to some of its most popular US destinations.

Customers have to book by 05 November 2018, for travel between 25 October 2018 and 31 March 2019. Passengers can enjoy competitive fares to eight destinations in the US including San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Orlando, Detroit, Denver, Atlanta and Raleigh with Economy class fares starting from PKR 150,050 and Business Class fares from PKR 536,070.

Moreover, passengers can benefit from Emirates’ strategic partnership with Jet Blue and Alaskan Airlines as this sale offer also applies to more than 160 other destinations across the airlines’ complementary networks.

With the large number of Pakistanis residing in the US, travel frequency is very high as people travel to and from Pakistan to visit family and friends. US is also a very popular tourist destination for Pakistanis. Other than that, the airline has a high volume of business travellers between Pakistan and the US. Emirates now serves 12 points in the US, facilitating its Pakistani customers by offering several flight options and significantly reduced travel times compared to airlines connecting via European hubs.

“As the end of the year approaches, our customers in Pakistan look to plan their winter breaks and Emirates wanted to give them the chance to enjoy our world class flight services at even better value for money,” said Jabr Al-Azeeby, Vice President Emirates Pakistan. “This offers give the travellers from Pakistan the chance to explore some of our most popular destinations in the US and connect with friends, relatives and business partners.”

Emirates offers its passengers an unparalleled network of destinations to choose from with the total count now up to 161 destinations in 86 countries around the world. Additionally, customers in Pakistan can enjoy over 3,500 channels of entertainment on ice, Emirates’ multi award-winning in-flight information, entertainment and communication system, while enjoying specially created gourmet cuisine with regional flavours whilst being served by Emirates multi-lingual cabin crew.

For more information on Emirates, including how to book flights and a complete list of terms and conditions, contact your travel agent, visit your local Emirates Ticket office or visit www.emirates.com/pk.

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HBL DECLARES CONSOLIDATED PROFIT AFTER TAX OF RS 9.9 BILLION

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

HBL today declared a consolidated profit after tax of Rs 9.9 billion for the first nine months of 2018, with earnings per share at Rs 6.57. Along with the results, the Board declared a dividend of Rs 1.00 per share (10%), bringing the total dividend for the nine months of 2018 to Rs 3.00 per share. Profit before tax for the nine months of 2018 was Rs 17.7 billion. The consolidated Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) as at September 30, 2018 was over 17%, an increase of 105 bps over December 2017, while the Bank’s Tier 1 CAR rose by 75 bps to 12.74%.

HBL’s core domestic business remains robust. Total domestic deposits increased from December 2017 levels to Rs 1.8 trillion, maintaining our leading market share at over 14%. In the first nine months of 2018, the Bank added Rs 101 billion in domestic CASA deposits, led by a 10% growth in current accounts. The ratio of current accounts and CASA both continued to improve, rising further over June 2018 to 37.3% and 88.1% respectively. HBL’s consistent deposit growth momentum resulted in average current accounts showing an impressive increase of Rs 80 billion, a growth of 15% compared to the first nine months of 2017.

HBL’s domestic loan book increased further over June 2018, reaching Rs 819 billion. Our well-constructed Consumer business reached a landmark of Rs 50 billion in consumer loans. These positive developments on the domestic Balance Sheet contributed to a 2% improvement in domestic net interest income. However, with a reduction in the Bank’s international businesses, total net interest income declined marginally by 1% to Rs 61.1 billion. The strong recovery performance continued, as the Bank recorded a reversal of Rs 144 million during the quarter. Total reversals against loans are now Rs 388 million for the nine months of 2018, compared to a provision of Rs 313 million in 9M 2017.

HBL is committed to promoting the financial inclusion of the country’s unbanked population and to expanding the digital retail payments infrastructure. Our innovative Konnect product has shown excellent performance in just one quarter with nearly 900,000 accounts opened, 25% of whom are women.  Since launch, 7.8 million transactions valued at Rs 29 billion have taken place on the Konnect platform. Our digital channels of Internet Banking and HBL Mobile increased their acceptance, with users and usage both doubling over the prior year. HBL’s investments in its Business Transformation program are now beginning to bear fruit in the form of a more embedded compliance culture. The Bank continues to expand its reach to provide service and convenience to its growing branch customer base. During 2018, the Bank has added over 823,000 customers, who it reaches through over 1,700 branches, more than 2,100 ATMs and 18,600 POS machines across Pakistan.

During the quarter HBL’s efforts in infrastructure development were recognized through two prestigious awards by Asiamoney; we were named as the Best Regional Bank for Belt & Road Initiatives and as the Best Bank for infrastructure finance in the region. HBL looks forward to playing a leading role in national development and contributing to the growth of priority sectors.

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MoU signed for extension of LHW program with Sukh Initiative

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Karachi, October 25, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Sindh Lady Health Worker Program (LHW) and Sukh Initiative with a strategic focus on supporting the Sindh LHW Program.

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The Sukh Initiative is Pakistan’s first urban family planning project launched in November 2013 with assistance from The Aman Foundation, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The project goal is to increase prevalence of modern contraceptives by 15 percentage points, from the baseline, in selected one million, underserved peri-urban population of Karachi, Sindh. The project has successfully completed its 5 years of implementation and have demonstrated remarkable results in selected areas of Korangi; Landhi; Bin Qasim; and Malir.

Under this MoU, Sukh Initiative will provide support for capacity development and joint monitoring visits to the Sindh LHW program. Prior to this agreement, Sukh Initiative was working with the Sindh LHW program since 2016 with an objective to increase awareness and promote positive family planning and reproductive health behaviors by reorienting 200 LHWs on family planning services, reviving the support group meeting methodology focusing family planning and referrals and reinforcing joint monitoring mechanism. In addition to this, Life Skill Based Education was also introduced in catchment of LHW Initiative. It is important to note that the joint monitoring component have overall strengthened the system and led to collective ownership and performance of LHWs.

On this occasion, Dr. Azra Pechuho – Minister of Health and Population Welfare Department of Sindh, applauded the management of Sukh Initiative and Aman Health Care Services for their innovative approaches and commitment to strengthening FP services in Pakistan. She said: “I am delighted to see a systematic and focused collaboration of Health Department with a family planning project. Sukh is indeed another step for women empowerment and improving quality of life of the underserved. Sukh’s model will serve as a guide line to strengthen family project in Sindh.”

Dr. Ghulam Hussain Shaikh, Program Director, Sindh LHW Program shared that “It is encouraging to see such remarkable projects in Pakistan. Sukh’s support has indeed added value to the Lady Health Program. Sindh LHW program is committed to improve health across Sindh and will continue to cultivate community participation through enhanced awareness, attitude change, and mobilisation.”

Dr. Pir Ghulam Hussain, Senior Monitoring Officer acknowledged support provided by Sukh Initiative and said, “We are glad to share the success of our collaboration with Sukh Initiative including training of 200 LHWs from Bin Qasim Landhi and Malir in the First Dose of injection.  Extension in this alliance is appreciated and we hope to witness long term positive changes of this effort.”

While signing the MoU, Shazina Masud, CEO – Aman Health Care Services appreciated this collaboration and shared that “Sukh Initiative promotes Family Planning and wellbeing in selected communities in Karachi. Through our dedication and innovate approaches we have demonstrated a successful model which is both scalable and sustainable. This project is yet another value addition to women empowerment. Access to and provision of quality health care services is the key that can transform the population issues. We appreciate the dedication of LHW program and are hopeful that the LHW program will collaborate with other stakeholders and continue to progress to achieve FP2020 goals in Pakistan.”

Dr. Haris Ahmed, Head of Sukh Initiative appreciated the support of Health Department, and Government of Sindh. He applauded the momentous decision to allow LHWs to provide the first dose of family planning injection after training and supervision. This is a concrete contribution to FP2020 goals. He further commented, “I am honored to lead this unique project which actively engages and connects demand generation, service delivery, youth engagement, system strengthening and sustainability. With a focus on peri-urban areas in Karachi, it is essential to engage communities by acknowledging their culture, providing access and holding their hands to progress to the next level of well-being. The LHWs working under Sukh have contributed significantly to this this cause. I am grateful to the Sindh Lady Health Worker Program and other stakeholders for their commitment to strengthen family planning in Sindh and wish them more progress in the future.”

Ehsanullah, Manager –LHW, Sukh Initiative shared that “ Sukh Initiative have strengthened the LHW program by engaging their senior management, building capacity and introducing Family Life Skills Education  along with joint monitoring field visits for system improvement. We are delighted to share that the youth in target areas is now better aware about health and puberty issues and can make better decisions and informed choices. We wish to continue to support the LHW program to create a long term meaningful impact in Sindh.”

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Touch, A Big Part of LG V40 ThinQ’s Design

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Inspiring New Colors, Unique Finishing and Materials for Better Feel

Seoul / Karachi – October 26, 2018: With the LG V40 ThinQ, LG worked on improving the fundamentals that made the V series line of smartphones popular among consumers and industry pundits alike. The three key design factors that shaped the upcoming LG V40 ThinQ were smooth touch, unique color and seamless form, according to LG’s head of design for mobile products.

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“The design philosophy behind the LG V40 ThinQ focuses on features that are unique to LG phones such as the FullVision display while introducing subtle elements that emphasize its simple and clean aesthetics,” said Lee Jung-hoon, head of design at LG Electronics’ Mobile Communications Company. “We wanted customers to be pleasantly surprised by the feel of the LG V40 ThinQ when they first hold it in their hands.”

When it comes to smartphone usability, proper “grip feel” is essential. To deliver the most satisfyingly smooth sensation in the hand, LG employed a proprietary Silky BlastTM treatment to etch microscopic pits on the rear glass of the LG V40 ThinQ. The treatment makes the surface less slippery and less prone to fingerprints without affected the durability of the glass. Design simplicity is further employed by hiding all non-essential visual elements such as the front sensors, the only visible outlines being the cameras and speaker.

Available in colors such as New Aurora Black, New Platinum Gray and New Moroccan Blue, the LG V40 ThinQ carries on the refinement and sophistication of previous V series devices. A more elegant and deeper Carmine Red replaces Raspberry Rose as the brighter option for those who feel a bit more adventurous. Availability of colors will depend on the specific market.

The display of the LG V40 ThinQ is almost a half inch larger than its predecessor but maintains the same comfortable width for a secure grip. Bezels have been reduced even further for more immersive edge-to-edge effect while at the same time remaining among the lightest and thinnest in the industry for a phone with a display measuring greater than six inches.

Get a glimpse of the beautifully designed LG V40 ThinQ in this teaser video prior to its official October 3 unveiling:

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