LG G8s ThinQ is among the newest offering from LG which is pretty similar to its sibling the LG G8 ThinQ. LG G8s ThinQ has a slightly bigger screen at 6.2-inch which is also AMOLED, it uses a Snapdragon 855 SoC, has 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a 3,550mAh battery with fast charging and wireless and also runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Let’s find out more.
LG G8s ThinQ Key Specs
・6.2-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,1080 x 2248 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie, 6GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.84GHz, Snapdragon 855
・128GB built-in storage
・12MP + 13MP + 12MP rear camera and 8MP + TOF selfie camera
・3,550mAh non-removable battery
LG G8s ThinQ Design And Display
LG G8s ThinQ has a premium looking design thanks to its front and back being covered with sturdy and beautiful Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It features a 6.2-inch notched AMOLED display with a small chin at the bottom.
The display had a 1080 x 2248 pixel screen resolution with a 402 ppi and HDR10. At the back is the triple camera setup alongside the fingerprint sensor just below it. It comes to win both single SIM and dual Hybrid SIM variants. Colour options are Carmine Red, New Aurora Black and New Moroccan Blue.
LG G8s ThinQ Camera Review
There are a total of three cameras at the back of the LG G8s ThinQ. The first is a 12MP camera with an f/1.5 aperture, OIS, PDAF and laser AF. Second is a 13MP wide-angle camera and the third is a 12MP telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture 2x optical zoom, OIS and PDAF. Features of the rear camera include an LED, HDR, Panorama and the ability to record 4k or 1080p videos at 30/60fps and 720p videos at 240fps, both with HDR and 24bit/192kHz stereo sound recording.
In the selfie department, LG G8s ThinQ has an 8MP front-facing camera with an f/1.7 aperture with AF which is paired with a TOF (Time Of Flight) camera. The latter will be used for Face Unlock and a new feature called Air Motion which allows you to use air gestures to control your device.
LG G8s ThinQ Hardware and Software
LG G8s ThinQ is also equipped with a Snapdragon 855 SoC on the inside – not the one with 5G – which has an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.84GHz paired with an Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with 6GB of RAM and 12GB of storage. Storage space can be expanded through the dedicated MicroSD card slot on the single-SIM variant and the second SIM Hybrid Slot on the dual SIM variant of up to 512GB. It runs the latest Android Operating System – Android 9.0 Pie – out of the box.
Battery & Network Connectivity
The 3,550mAh here on the LG G8s ThinQ supports both an 18W fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0) through the USB Type-C port and wireless charging. It has no 5G but it does have 4G LTE, GPS, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, NFC, FM radio and a 3.5mm jack.
LG G8s ThinQ Price and Availability
Expected release day is also sometime in Q2 of the year which is also when there would be Official prices.
LG G8s ThinQ Full Specifications
Material: front/back glass(Corning Gorilla Glass 5), aluminium frame
SIM: Single SIM (Nano SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2248 pixels, 564ppi
Software and performance
Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
Chipset: Snapdragon 855, Octa-core 2.84GHz
RAM: 6GB RAM
Internal Storage: 128GBGB
Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB (dedicated slot for single SIM, uses SIM 2 slot on dual SIM)
Primary: 12MP + 13MP + 12MP with f/1.5 + – + f/2.4 – LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF
Secondary: 8MP + TOF with f/1.7 – AF
Network and Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi direct, DLNA, hotspot
Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: 2100 MHz
Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB: Yes, Type-C
Audio Jack: Yes
Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
Capacity: 3,500mAh non-removable
Fast Charging: Yes, 18W (Quick Charge 3.0), wireless charging
OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: Unknown
Availability: Coming Soon