While the popular smartphone brands are going behind the foldable smartphone, LG is taking a different concept. As the company has unveiled a smartphone early this year with the secondary screen, and now the South Korean electronics brand has launched a new device called LG G8X ThinQ at the ongoing IFA 2019 event. The smartphone is coming with the updated dual-screen and more.
Specifications of LG G8X ThinQ
The device sports a 6.4-inch FullVision OLED display and it has a waterdrop-shaped notch on the top of the display. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, and matted with 6GB of RAM. In terms of storage, the smartphone supports 128 GB onboard storage and that can be expandable via MicroSD card.
Moving to the camera department, the LG G8X ThinQ rocks dual-camera setup and that’s in the combination of a 12-megapixel primary camera sensor along with a 13-megapixel secondary shooter with super wide-angle lens. There’s also a 32-megapixel front camera. The camera department also features AI Action Shot helps speed up the shutter speed up to 1/480s to capture fast-moving objections. LG has also added improved video stabilization.
It runs LG UX 9.0 based on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box and the smartphone also features a new ASMR mode and that will allow to capture much more detailed audio. The smartphone has a 4,000 mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The phone also has two 1.2W speakers and features a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, tuned by Meridian Audio. Regarding the connectivity options. The device features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB Type C port, 4G, among others.
Coming to the dual-screen of the device, it features a 6.4-inch full-HD+, it looks like a usual foldable smartphone. There’s a hinge which allows turning the display to a full 360-degree. It also has 2.1-inch monochrome OLED display on the outside, and that will provide key information such as time, date, battery status, notification markers, and more.
Pricing and availability
The company will announce the pricing and availability details of the device by later this year.