LG announced the LG G8X ThinQ smartphone at the IFA 2019 event in Berlin in September this year. Now the company has announced the global rollout of the smartphone.
The LG G8X ThinQ will be available in the U.S. on November 1 followed by key markets including Brazil, Japan, Germany, Mexico, Spain and Turkey in the following weeks. It will be sold in the U.S. unlocked bundled with the Dual Screen at $699.99 (Rs 49,630 approx.) on Amazon as well as AT&T and Sprint. Pre-orders begin on Friday, October 25.
The LG G8X ThinQ features a 6.4-inch FHD+ FullVision OLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Octa-core processor with Adreno 640 GPU coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The storage can be expanded up to 2TB via micro-sd card slot.
The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie and is backed up by a 4,000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The LG G8X ThinQ features a dual rear camera set up which consists of 12MP with f/1.8 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, 78° lens and 13MP ultra wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 136° lens, LED flash/ On the front, there’s a 32MP selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size and 79-degree field of view.
The phone is MIL-STD 810G certified and comes with Water, dust resistance. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0. It measures 159.3 x 75.8 x 8.4mm and the weight is 192grams.
The LG Dual Screen comes with a 6.4-inch OLED FHD+display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio on the inside and a 2.1-inch Mono Cover Display on the outside. The DualScreen can be used for showing two apps at the same time, multitasking or when gaming. It weighs 134 grams, doesn’t come with its own battery and can be used at 0-degree, 104-degree and 180-degree angles.