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LG G8S ThinQ
LG G8S ThinQ
LG G8S ThinQ
LG G8S ThinQ
LG G8S ThinQ
LG G8S ThinQ

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The LG G8S ThinQ currently has an Informr score of 7.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.84 GHz
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
12+ MP, f/1.8
12+ MP, f/1.8
3550 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


LG's entire approach with the G8s ThinQ is woefully out of date. It isn't a bad phone for its price, but there are far more polished options out there. The looks and hardware of the G8s ThinQ are somewhat out of date, and you don't get things like very quick charging, an HDR or high-refresh-rate dis...

- Jamshed Avari, NDTV

On paper, there is quite a bit on offer when it comes hardware and software features. But an under-optimized software, large notch and poor performing battery pull this device a step back. The camera performance too is largely inconsistent.

- Nitesh Papnoi, BGR

The LG G8s ThinQ is by far the best overall package in the sub-40K price segment. It brings a durable design, crisp OLED screen, impressive audio, secure face-unlock, and a capable camera that possess best-in-class video shooting capabilities. The software performance is also good but the slow updat...

- Rohit Arora, Gizbot
The Indian Express
The Indian Express

This is a smartphone that has maybe the best selfie camera, a good triple camera rig at the back, smooth overall performance and some gimmicky features that will make you standout.

- Nandagopal Rajan, The Indian Express
India Today
India Today

The G8s ThinQ does have a few things going for it. It looks trendy, albeit too shiny. It has innovative features like the Hand ID, gesture navigation and tools like the Capture+ and Eco Playback features that not only make it easier for the users to use it but also to explore it. User interface is n...

- Shweta Ganjoo, India Today

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LG backs up the G8S ThinQ with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The LG G8S ThinQ's screen size is 6.2 inches with 1080 x 2248 pixels resolution.

2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3550 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 600 minutes.

G8S ThinQ Specs

Release Date July 2, 2019
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.482 W/kg
Body: 1.587 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 2000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (13 MP, F2.4, Wide-angle), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F2.2, Telephoto)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
2nd camera feature (TOF 3D, Aperture F1.4)
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels
Pixel Density 401 pixels
Size 6.2 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3550 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 360 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 600 minutes
Standby Time Up to 6.25 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Mirror Black, Mirror Teal, Mirror White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.53 x 7.66 x 0.799 cm (6.1 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 181 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): LM-G810EAW
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