After launching LG Q7, Q7 Plus and A7 Alpha smartphones a couple of months ago, LG has announced its latest smartphone in the company’s Q-series of devices — LG Q8 (2018).
The phone comes with a 6.2-inch Full HD+ FullVision display with 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 389ppi pixel density. The device is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor along with 4GB RAM.
It packs 64GB of internal storage and comes with a microSD card slot that enables users to further expand phone’s storage capacity up to 2TB. In the camera department, the phone features a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and phase detection autofocus. On the front side, there’s a 5-megapixel snapper with 100-degree wide-angle lens for taking selfies and video calling.
The phone has a fingerprint sensor and comes with a built-in stylus. Further, the device is MIL-STD 810G certified for military grade build and is also IP68 certified, ensuring water and dust resistance. It also has a Portrait mode, QLens, Hi-Fi quality audio, DTS:X 3D Surround Sound, and Hi-Fi Quad DAC.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS / GLONASS, and USB Type-C 2.0. Running on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with the company’s own custom interface on top, the phone is powered by a 3,300mAh battery that also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology.
The LG Q8 (2018) will be available in two color options — Aurora Black and Moroccan Blue. It is priced at 539,000 won, which roughly converts to $470 and will soon be available for purchase in Korea. The company has not yet announced its availability in any other region.