LG G8 ThinQ 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)


GSM+CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
Rear 16MP Super Ultra-Wide Camera
Rear 12MP Standard Camera

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The LG G8 ThinQ 128GB Smartphone gives you a high-resolution 16MP super ultra-wide/12MP standard dual-camera system, and a host of convenient features, such as optical and electronic image stabilization, up to 8x zoom, and manual camera controls to let you get the most out of every shot. The G8 ThinQ also features a front standard 8MP selfie camera that incorporates 3D scanning technology. Imagine unlocking your phone not just with your face, but with your hand. Hand ID tech scans your palm and uses vein-recognition to unlock the phone.

The G8 ThinQ also features a large 6.1″ QHD+ OLED display for vibrant color reproduction and rich contrast. The size and cinematic aspect ratio of 19.5:9 makes it ideal for enjoying streaming video. On the audio side of the multimedia equation, LG provides you with sound that hits you from nearly any angle. You get both top and bottom speakers, as well as Crystal Sound OLED, which vibrates the display to act as a speaker.

All of this tech and more is powered by a fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 GHz Octa-core processor and 6GB of RAM. This unlocked phone is compatible with GSM+CDMA/4G LTE networks and runs the Android 9.0 Pie operating system. It has 128GB of storage for your apps, photos, and video, which can be expanded by up to 2TB via a microSD. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 5.0. The G8 ThinQ also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

Android 9.0 Pie
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google’s services. It’s a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.
GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM and CDMA networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can’t get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports, and that they will allow you to used carrier unlocked phones. You can check which bands this phone works within the Specifications.
North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
The G8 ThinQ is a US variant. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.
Dual Rear Camera Features
OIS+: Helps you capture sharp images quickly and with less blur
Google Lens: Lets you use the camera to perform internet searches on what it sees. Look up information on landmarks, shop for specific items, and more
Manual Camera Settings: Adjust shutter speed, ISO, exposure, white balance, and more. You can also save images as Raw (DNG) and JPEG
Graphy 2.0: Lets you select reference photos that automatically adjust Manual Mode settings
Food: Setting that adjusts the white balance to improve the appearance of your snapshots
Additional Camera Modes: Auto, Burst Shot, Cine Video, Panorama, YouTube Live, Time-Lapse, and 360 panorama
AI Composition: Recognizes up to 3 people and adjusts the picture composition based on photography’s rule of thirds
Night View: Helps you take sharper photos at night by adjusting the brightness with a slider
Fast Dual PDAF autofocusing using dual PD pixel sensors
Up to 8x zoom
Dual Rear & Front Camera Features
Studio: Switch the background to a specific color
Spotlight: Add lighting from different angles by selecting where it illuminates the subject’s face
Portrait: Gives your photos a bokeh effect that blurs the background while keeping the subject in focus
AI Cam: Suggests the optimal effect and angle by automatically identifying what’s in the shot
Cine Shot: Create partially animated videos by selecting specific areas of the photo to animate
HDR: Utilizes multiple exposure techniques to correct backlighting
My Avatar: Take a picture of yourself to create a personalizable animated emoji
AR Emoji: Create 3D graphic animals that mimic your facial expressions
Flash Jump-Cut: This takes photos every 3 seconds and saves them as an animated GIF
Live Photo: Record the action that happens right before, and after, you take a photo
AR Sticker: Personalize photos with a variety of pre-loaded stickers
Quick Sharing: Access sharing apps instantly after taking pictures and videos
Film Effect: Choose from 17 preset filters
Front Camera Features
Story Shot: Customize selfie backgrounds with an image from your gallery or a photo taken with the rear cameras
Makeup Pro: Manually adjust the appearance of selfies by adjusting the subject’s complexion, lip color, or enhancing their eyes and eyelashes
Auto Shot: Take a selfie with automatic face detection
Gesture Shot: Take a selfie with a simple hand gesture
Gesture Interval Shot: Make a fist twice to take 4 selfies in a row
Selfie Light: Illuminate the screen for a well-lit selfie
Beauty Shot: Softens facial features
Video Recording Features
Video Portrait: Blurs the background while keeping the subject in focus
EIS: Electronic Image Stabilization helps you capture sharper footage with less blur
Steady Record: Record smoother, clearer videos while on the move, with either the rear or front cameras
HDR10 Video Recording: This is meant to create life-like footage with a wide spectrum of color that is rich, accurate, and has a high contrast
Point Zoom: Zoom in on any selected area within the frame for more stability and control
Video Manual Mode: Manually adjust audio focus, manual focus, white balance, frame rates, and more
Cine Effect: Choose from up to 16 different color grading presets to give your footage a cinematic look
Slo-mo: Record all or part of a video in HD resolution at 240 fps
Time-Lapse Video: Record a video where time appears to be moving faster than normal
Video Studio: Merge up to 50 photos or videos, trim and add title/text, background music, and theme effect overlays
Audio Features
Crystal Sound OLED Speaker: The entire screen is utilized as a speaker for more immersive sound
Stereo Boombox Speaker: An inner resonance chamber along with top and bottom speakers provide greater sound levels for boosted bass
DTS:X Virtual Surround: Meant to give you a deep 3D stereo audio experience
32-Bit Hi-Fi Quad Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC): Designed to produce crisp, full sound through wired headphones
Wind Noise Filter: Minimize wind noise during video recording
Sound Preset: Custom options to help you achieve different sound experiences
Digital Filter: Choose from Short, Sharp, or Slow options of Sound Filter characteristics in the DAC
Super Far-Field Voice Recognition (FFVR): Provides improved voice recognition to better pick up commands in noisy environments from up to 16′ away
RAM (Receiver as Mic): Two analog microphones and the phone’s receiver work together to improve sound clarity while recording in loud environments
HD Audio Recorder: Choose between Normal, Concert, and Custom modes, and record over a separate track
Hi-Fi Streaming: An MQA decoder enables high resolution audio to be packed into a small file size

Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 - Sprint, Verison
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA, Sprint
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - Sprint, Verison
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46(5200), 48, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 14(700), 20(800), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46(5200), 66(1700/2100) - AT&T
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46(5200), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - Sprint
LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700), 20(800), 28(700), 46(5200), 48, 66(1700/2100) - Verison
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat19 1600/150 Mbps
Launch Announced 2019, February
Status Available. Released 2019, April
Body Dimensions 151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm (5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)
Weight 167 g (5.89 oz)
Build Front glass (Gorilla Glass 5), back glass (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) MIL-STD-810G compliant
Display Type P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~564 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
DCI-P3 100% HDR10 Dolby Vision Always-on display
Platform OS Android 9.0 (Pie); LG UX 8.0
Chipset Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPU Adreno 640
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) - dual-SIM model
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM
Main Camera Dual or Triple 12 MP, f/1.5, 27mm (standard), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual pixel PDAF, OIS 16 MP, f/1.9, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm, no AF or 12 MP, f/1.5, 27mm (standard), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 16 MP, f/1.9, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm, no AF 12 MP, 52mm (telephoto), f/2.4, 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR10, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec.
Selfie camera Dual 8 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF TOF 3D camera, f/1.4
Features HDR
Video 1080p@60fps
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
32-bit/192kHz audio DTS: X Surround Sound Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Radio FM radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Features Sensors Face ID, Hand ID, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 21W (Quick Charge 3.0) USB Power Delivery Wireless charging 9W
Misc Colors Platinum Gray, New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue, Carmine Red
Models LMG820QM7, LM-G820UMB, LMG820UM0, LMG820UM1, LMG820UM2, LM-G820N, LM-G820, LM-G850
Tests Performance Basemark OS II: 5342 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 4735 Basemark X: 44602
Display Contrast ratio: infinite
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 92dB
Audio quality Noise -94.1dB / Crosstalk -87.6dB
Battery life
Endurance rating 79h

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