South Korean electronics maker LG launched its G8 ThinQ smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2019, that was held in Spain last month. And now, the company has announced that LG G8 smartphone would be going on pre-orders in South Korea starting March 15. However, the sale of the device will only begin on March 22. Here’s everything you should know about the price, availability and specifications of LG G8 ThinQ smartphone:
LG G8 ThinQ price and launch offers
In South Korea, the LG G8 ThinQ will sell for KRW 897,000 (approximately Rs 55,300). As mentioned above, the actual sale of the device will start from March 22, but the customers are free to pre-order between March 15 and March 20.
Customers who purchase the LG G8 ThinQ will also get a one-time screen replacement for one-year and the smartphone will come with a free case.
Although LG G8 ThinQ will start selling from this month itself in South Korea, there is no news about the global price and availability of the device. To recall, the LG G8 ThinQ was announced alongside the LG G8S ThinQ at the MWC 2019, held in Barcelona, Spain last month.
LG G8 ThinQ specifications
LG G8 ThinQ sports a 6.1-inch Quad HD+ (1440 x 3120 pixels) OLED FullVision display that comes with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The device has a pixel density of 564ppi. LG G8 ThinQ is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with 6GB RAM and runs Android 9.0 Pie. It has support for dual-SIM (Nano) cards.
LG G8 ThinQ comes in two variants – one with a dual-rear camera setup and the other with a triple-rear camera setup. The South Korean variant of the LG G8 ThinQ comes with a triple-rear camera setup of a 12MP primary sensor with f/1.5 aperture,85-degree lens paired with a 16MP secondary sensor with 107-degree super wide-angle lens with f/1.9 aperture and a 12MP tertiary sensor with a 45-degree telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture.
At the front, there is an 8MP autofocus camera with f/1.7 aperture. There is also a ToF Z Camera on the device which is designed to enable Hand ID palm vein authentication. It means that the smartphone will unlock by holding the user’s palm at the front of the device. The device with the help of the ToF Z camera will read the user’s veins inside the palms and unlock the device. Alternatively, the smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor at the back.
LG G8 ThinQ comes with 128GB onboard storage with microSD card support up to 2TB. For connectivity options, the LG G8 ThinQ includes the 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, Bluetooth v5.0 along with a USB Type-C port (v3.1). The smartphone packs a 3,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology support. Other features include an inbuilt 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC that enables DTS:X 3D Surround Sound.