LG G8 ThinQ: Specifications, features, price, and launch

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28 Jun 2019

LG G8 ThinQ, with veins scanner, to launch in August

LG is all set to launch its flagship G8 ThinQ in India sometime around August 2019, according to a report.

The smartphone offers top-of-the-line features including 'FullVision' OLED display, Snapdragon 855 chipset, and 128GB of onboard storage.

Interestingly, it also features an IR-sensor-equipped front camera, which LG calls Z camera, that scans the veins in your hand for authentication.

Here's more.

Design and display

LG G8 ThinQ: At a glance

LG G8 ThinQ: At a glance

Up front, the LG G8 ThinQ sports a notched design with dual front cameras, military grade build quality and IP68 rating.

On the other hand, the back houses a physical fingerprint sensor and dual or triple cameras (depending on the market).

Further, the smartphone features a 6.1-inch 'FullVision' OLED display with 3120 x 1440 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Cameras

For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

Going by the report, the Indian variant of LG G8 ThinQ will house dual rear cameras comprising a 16MP main camera and a 12MP secondary camera.

However, in some markets, the phone also features a third rear camera which is a 12MP telephoto lens.

Up front, it sports an 8MP (f/1.7) snapper along with a 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor, which LG calls Z camera.

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Internals

Under the hood

Under the hood

The LG G8 ThinQ is powered by flagship Snapdragon 855 processor, paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.

The handset runs on Android Pie OS and packs a 3,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast-charging technology and 9W wireless-charging support.

Lastly, it offers all standard sensors and connectivity options including dual SIMs (nano), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, headphone jack, and USB Type-C port.

And, what's the pricing?

As for the pocket pinch, the LG G8 ThinQ is expected to arrive at a price of around Rs. 50,000 in India. Once launched, it will go up against other premium smartphones in the country such as OnePlus 7 Pro and OPPO Reno 10x zoom.

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