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Key Specs
  • Display (Primary) 6.40-inch (1080x2340)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • Front Camera 32MP
  • Rear Camera 12MP + 13MP
  • RAM 6GB
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery Capacity 4000mAh
  • OS Android 9 Pie
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Launched6th September 2019

LG G8X ThinQ Review

By Aditya Shenoy (Feb 5, 2020)
Aditya Shenoy
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Dual-screen accessory is included
  • Very good battery life
  • Clean software
  • Great overall performance
  • Bad
  • Iffy in-display fingerprint scanner
  • Charging isn’t very quick

Flagship smartphones from LG don't often stay in the limelight long after their launches, as many of their competitors do. OnePlus and Samsung, on the other hand, have much more significant portions of the audience's mindshare. The South Korean company is now trying to make a mark with its own take on a foldable smartphone, with the LG G8X ThinQ. This new device can work like an ordinary smartphone, but also lets you double your screen space with an add-on display case that is bundled in the box. The G8X ThinQ is priced at Rs. 49,999 in India, including the display case, and this is the first time such a product had made it to our market. Is it useful or just a gimmick? We've tested it to find out.

LG G8X ThinQ Summary

The LG G8X ThinQ sports a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a tiny water drop notch at the top. The bezels are thin on the sides of the display while the bottom chin is slightly thicker. It has a dedicated Google Assistant button and is among the few phones to still retain the 3.5mm headphone jack. LG also bundles a dual screen accessory with the device which helps connect a similar display to the phone.

The LG G8x ThinQ smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and it comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. It packs in a 4,000mAh battery and has support for fast charging. The LG G8X ThinQ runs LG UX 9.0 on top of Android 9 Pie. The device also has a Hi-Fi DAC feature and supports DTS:X 3D Surround sound. It offers good performance and the device is capable of handling anything you throw at it.

LG has stuck with a dual-camera setup on the LG G8X ThinQ with a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 13-megapixel wide-angle-camera. The phone clicks decent photos in daylight and low-light photos were also good. Video recording is another strong point for the LG G8X ThinQ.

LG G8X ThinQ Price in India

LG G8X ThinQ price in India starts from ₹ 27,990. The lowest price of LG G8X ThinQ is ₹ 27,990 at Flipkart on 18th January 2021.

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LG G8X ThinQ Full Specifications

Brand LG
Model G8X ThinQ
Launched 6th September 2019
Dimensions (mm) 159.30 x 75.80 x 8.40
Weight (g) 192.00
IP rating IP68
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Fast charging Quick Charge 3.0
Colours Aurora Black
Screen size (inches) 6.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 403
Second display
Screen size (inches) 6.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 403
Processor octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 2000
Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) + 13-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.0-micron)
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 32-megapixel (f/1.9, 0.8-micron)
Operating system Android 9 Pie
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C Yes
FM Yes
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
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LG G8X ThinQ User Review and Ratings

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  • Low profile excelkent ohine
    Balaji Mayur (Jun 3, 2020) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Earlier i was using only sansung phones chaned upon lg g8xthinq,was quite surprised by its performance one word excellent in all features except lousy fingerprint quality is good battery charging though not too fast is adequate.overall a winner all the way though surprisingly from L.G.kudos
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  • Terrific purchase
    Siddesh Jadhav (Oct 18, 2020) on Flipkart
    Just awesome phone I just got it in flippant bbd at just 19k . India s best phone under 20k just go for it if u get it in under 25kb One word ,, just amazing""
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  • Fabulous!
    Bhupendra Juvatkar (Oct 18, 2020) on Flipkart
    Excellent Flagship Device in affordable price! The second screen is very helpful for multitasking. You could run two different apps actively on the LG G8X ThinQ. You can use one of the two screens as a gamepad while a game is displayed on the other. No lag or stutter during playing games. It has a pretty decent camera. Low-light camera performance is quite good. Also has an external 2.1" monochrome Cover Display. Go buy it!
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  • Terrific
    Anuraag Roy (Sep 4, 2020) on Flipkart
    Your ultimate companion! Pros: 1. Two screens (both OLED). 2. Easily detachable main screen. 3. Tons of multitasking capabilities. 4. Back cover hard as rock. 5. Front display acts as mirror. 6. Dual screen has its own benefits. 7. Crisp user interface n display. 8. Multiple camera modes taking advantage of the dual screen for various functionalities. 9. Fingerprint resistant body. 10. Water n dust resistant. 11. 360 hinge, helps matters. 12. Bang for buck phone! Cons: 1. Please mention if you find any. Regards, Anuraag Roy
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  • Awesome
    Sajan Ray (Dec 20, 2020) on Flipkart
    Verry good
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  • Terrific
    Sanjeev Tyagi (Dec 20, 2020) on Flipkart
    Great mobile if you want to utilise both screens and it's awesome features
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  • Simply awesome
    Kriti Kumari (Dec 20, 2020) on Flipkart
    Best Phone in this price range
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  • Best in the market!
    Supriyo Dey (Dec 20, 2020) on Flipkart
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  • Just wow!
    Siladitya Dey (Dec 20, 2020) on Flipkart
    Its good device to use in multi purpose. But the battery should increase. Other than the battery backup timing its a great device to experience.
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  • Worth every penny
    Ankit Jaiswal (Dec 21, 2020) on Flipkart
    The best phone i have got in my life
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