LG G8 ThinQ pre-orders begin this week starting from Korea, price revealed

LG unveiled its flagship  G8 ThinQ smartphone at its MWC event last month. Today the company has announced that it will begin pre-orders for the phone starting from Korea from March 15th till March 21st at a price of 897,600 Korean Won (US$ 790 / Rs. 55,280 approx.), which it says is the lowest price tag ever for a flagship LG smartphone. It will go on sale starting from March 22nd and alsocomes with 1-year free screen replacement and a free case as a part of launch offer.

LG G8 ThinQ specifications

  • 6.1-inch (3120 x 1440 pixels) 19.5:9 FullVision OLED Display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 12MP rear camera with f/1.5 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size, 78° lens, 16MP super wide camera with f/1.9 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 107° lens, 12MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1.0µm pixel size, 45° lens, LED flash
  • 8MP front camera, f/1.7 aperture, 1.22μm pixel size, 80° lens, 3D ToF sensor
  • Fingerprint sensor, 3D face unlock
  • Water, dust resistant (IP68), MIL-STD 810G certified
  • 3.5mm audio jack, 32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC, DTS: X 3D Surround Sound, Boombox Speaker with stereo output
  • Dimensions:151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4mm; Weight: 167g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 (3.1 compatible)
  • 3,500mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Check out the hands-on and photo gallery here.

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