The LG G8 ThinQ was among the flagships smartphone that was unveiled at the MWC. The phone parades a beautiful body with a smooth panel and a powerful processor on the inside. Below is the full review with specifications and the price of the LG G8 ThinQ.
LG G8 ThinQ Key Features And Specs
- Display: 6.1-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 pixels
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, 6GB Of RAM
- Processor: Octa-core 2.84GHz, Snapdragon 855
- Memory: 128GB built-in storage
- Camera: 12MP + 16MP + 12MP rear camera and 8MP + TOF selfie camera
- Battery: 3,500mAh non-removable battery
Design And Display
In terms of body design, the phone is built with premium material. It has a smooth panel that houses triple rear cameras with an LED on the sides while the fingerprint sensor is just below. The device has MIL-STD-810G compliant with an IP68 rating which makes it both dust and water resistant. It measures 8.4mm in thickness and weighs 167 gram. You can buy the phone in Carmine Red, New Aurora Black, and New Moroccan Blue colors.
The KG G8 ThinQ has a large bezel-less screen display size of 6.1-inch notched AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixel and 564 PPI density. Both the front and the back are protected by a corning gorilla glass 5 which gives it a premium looks.
On the camera department, the LG G8 ThinQ features a triple rear cameras set-up. The first is 16MP which features an f/1.5 aperture, OIS, PDAF, and laser AF. The second is 16MP ultrawide with f/1.9 aperture. Lastly is 12MP which is responsible for Telephoto and it also features f/2.4 aperture 2x optical zoom, OIS and PDAF. Combining these cameras will provide LED, HDR, Panorama and it will also record 4k or 1080p videos at 30/60fps and 720p videos at 240fps. For selfies, the LG G8 ThinQ has a front facing camera of 8MP with f/1.7 aperture and TOF which stands for Time Of Flight camera. It can also serve as a FaceID and it packs a new feature that is called Air Motion which lets you control your phone using the air gesture.
Hardware And Software
On the inside, the LG G8 ThinQ parades a powerful Snapdragon 855 SoC chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 2.84GHz paired with an Adreno 640 GPU.
The handset is available in 6GB RAM with internal memory of 128GB which is expandable via micro SD card. There’s a SIM Hybrid Slot on the dual SIMs variant which lets you expand the phone memory up to 512GB.
Powering the phone is Android 9.0 Pie operating system. The G8 ThinQ has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3500 mAh with fast charging technology. The connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, GPS, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, and other regulars.
LG G8 ThinQ General Specifications
|Dimensions||151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm (5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||167 g (5.89 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Color Shades||Carmine Red, New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue|
|Back Camera (Main)||12 MP, f/1.5, 27mm (standard), 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF & laser AF|
16 MP, f/1.9, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1″, 1.0µm, no AF
12 MP, 52mm (telephoto), f/2.4, 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF
|Selfie Camera (Front)||8 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, AF|
|Camera Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)|
|Technology||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||6.1 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~564 ppi density)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Card slot||microSD Card, (Yes)|
|Capacity||Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery|
|2G Band||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
CDMA 800 / 1900
|3G Band||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Games||Built-in + Downloadable|
|MISC||Active Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer|
LG G8 ThinQ Price And Availability
The LG G9 ThinQ official price is not yet available. However, the phone is expected to cost around $900.