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LG G8 ThinQ

Release Date
Market Status
Not Released in India
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Specs at a Glance
Battery Capacity
3500 mAh
Battery Capacity
Operating System
Android v9.0 (Pie)
Operating System
Screen Size
6.1 inches
Screen Size
Variants Available
Detailed Specs
Announced On5-Feb-19
Market StatusNot Released in India
Price StatusExpected
PriceRs. 52,990
IP CertificationYes, Water resistant, IP68
Weight167 grams
ColorsCarmine Red, New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue
BuildFront glass (Gorilla Glass 5), back glass (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
Dimensions151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm
Screen Size6.1 inches
Screen TypeOLED
Screen Resolution1440 x 3120 pixels
Pixel Density563 ppi
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen to Body Ratio83.57%
Screen DesignNotch
Screen Quality2K
GPUAdreno 640
Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 855
CPUOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)
Clock Speed2.84 GHz
Architecture64 bit
Memory & Storage
Phone Variants128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable StorageYes
Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 2 TB
Front Camera
Front Video Recording1080p60fps
Front Camera FeaturesHDR
Front Camera SetupSingle, 8MP
Front Camera 1 Resolution8 MP
Front Camera 1 Typef/1.7 Primary Camera
Front Aperturef/1.7
Battery Capacity3500 mAh
Battery RemovableNo
Battery TypeLi-ion
Charger TypeQuick, v3.0
USB Type-CYes
Fast ChargingYes
Miscellaneous Features
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Network & Connectivity
Audio Features32-bit/192kHz audioDTS: X Surround SoundActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
FM RadioYes
3.5mm Audio JackYes
Bluetooth Typev5.0
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Rear Camera
Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
Rear Video Recording3840x2160 @ 30 fps
Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Rear Camera SetupTriple, 12MP + 12MP + 16MP
Rear Camera 1 Resolution12 MP
Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.5 Primary Camera
Rear Camera 1 Lens1.4 micrometre pixel size
Rear Camera 2 Resolution12 MP
Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.4 (upto 2x Optical Zoom) Camera
Rear Camera 2 Lens1 micrometre pixel size
Rear Camera 3 Resolution16 MP
Rear Camera 3 Lens1 micrometre pixel size
Rear Aperturef/1.5
Network Support4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
SIM 1 Bands3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
SIM 2 Bands3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
Fingerprint ScannerYes
Fingerprint Scanner PositionRear

About the Phone

The minimalist LG G8 will attract anyone who’s looking for a minimalistic design among the gaudy sets present in the current market. It comes with these pros and cons:


  • The LG G8 comes with a dull and sturdy design suitable for crowds who go for minimalist architecture.
  • LG G8 has a potent display with bright colours following the superior display of LG G7 closely.
  • With the Snapdragon 855 chipset, LG G8 keeps its performance blazing-fast.
  • It comes with the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • It has wireless charging as well as USB Type-C port.
  • No in-display fingerprint scanner.



  • The battery life of this phone is not the best and can barely chug through the day.
  • The audio features are not loud enough to satisfy.
  • The rear camera is decent but does not produce the sharpest photos when compared to its competitors.
  • Air features are useful but are mostly for a niche market.

The LG G8 is a nifty set, but it is more attractive for a niche market. It does not stand the ground when compared to its competitors. Unless you are a die-hard LG fan, this phone is not a recommended buy.