LG G8S ThinQ

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 G8S 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.

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LG G8S ThinQ

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)
GPU Adreno 640
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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
4G Band LTE


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Radio Yes
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
Browser HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Games Built-in + Downloadable
Torch Yes
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.


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