LG has launched the LG G8x ThinQ smartphone in India. The device comes with a detachable dual-screen which could potentially gimmick a foldable display (well, up to a certain extent). The device has been around for quite a while now as it was unveiled during the IFA 2019. Finally, the company decided to bring it to the Indian soils. Let’s have a look at the price, the specifications, and the features of the LG G8x ThinQ.
LG G8x ThinQ: Price in India
The LG G8x ThinQ is kept at an asking price of ₹ 49,999 in India. The device will start selling in the country starting December 21 in the country. Note that the LG G8x ThinQ is available in only a single Aurora Black colour variant in India.
LG G8x ThinQ: Specifications and Features
The LG G8x ThinQ features a 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED panel which has a 1080×2340 pixels resolution, a 403 ppi pixels density, and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio touting “FullVision Display”. The notable features at the front include a waterdrop notch and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The device measures 159.3×75.8×8.4mm and weigh in at 192 grams. Alongside the primary display, the LG G8x ThinQ features an additional 2.1-inch monochromatic display on the cover that offers notifications, time, and battery life. The secondary display has a 360-degree free stop hinge and can be connected to the actual display via the USB Type-C port. Because of the second display, the device can be used as a handheld gaming console at 120 degrees, a mini-laptop at 140 degrees, flat at 180 degrees, a stand or tent at 270 degrees, or to take a call flipped back on itself at 360 degrees.
At the core, the LG G8x ThinQ has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset which is backed up by 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage which, by the way, can be beefed up to 2TB with the help of an external SD card.
Coming to the cameras of the device, the LG G8x ThinQ comes with a dual rear camera setup which consists of a 12MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 13MP secondary shooter with a super wide-angle lens and f/2.4 aperture. The camera of the LG G8x ThinQ is backed up by a host of software features by the company that include the likes of features like AI Action Shot that increases the shutter speed up to 1/480s to capture fast-moving objections. Plus, the device has improved video stabilisation, at least as per the company’s claims. At the front, we get a 32MP selfie shooter with f/1.9 aperture. The front camera features a Reflected Mode that makes it easier to capture portrait shots during the low-lit environment.
At the software front, the LG G8x ThinQ runs on Android 9 Pie out of the box. Speaking of the battery of the device, a 4,000mAh battery fuels the LG G8x ThinQ. The battery has support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The device is IP68 water and dust resistant. Furthermore, it supports HDR10 content. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.
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