LG Will Start Global Rollout of G8X ThinQ from First November

  • Along with the Dual Screen, the company claims it is offering larger displays at an affordable entry point
  • The phone comes with a dual rear camera setup

After launching the LG G8X ThinQ smartphones in Berlin in September, LG has announced the global rollout of the smartphone. It will make the phones available in US from 1st November followed by including Brazil, Japan, Germany, Mexico, Spain and Turkey in the coming weeks. The phone will be sold in US bundled with the Dual Screen at $699.99 (Rs 49,630 approx).

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Octa-core processor

The phone comes with a 16.25 cm (6.4-inch) Full High Definition and full vision Optical Light Emitting Diode (OLED) display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Octa-core processor with Adreno 640 GPU. It has with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage which can be expanded to 2TB via micro-SD card slot.

Morris Lee, senior vice president at LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company, “The introduction of LG G8X ThinQ and LG Dual Screen enables us to be part of the conversation around larger mobile displays but at a much more price-friendly entry point. From the industry’s first wide angle camera in a smartphone, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and optical gesture control, LG continues to push the boundaries of smartphone innovation and this continues with LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen.”

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

LG says the phone runs on Android 9 Pie and has a 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor. It comes with a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP one with f/1.8 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, 78° lens and 13MP one ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 136-degree lens and LED flash. On the front, there is a 32MP selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size and 79-degree field of view.

On the connectivity front, it supports Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and USB Type-C 2.0. The Dual Screen can be used to show two apps at the same time, multitasking or when gaming.