LG launched A G-series smartphone Named LG G8x successor to G7 Thinq. LG G8x was released in India. LG G8s Thinq is priced at ₹54,990 – 6GB + 128GB Variant.
LG Released G8x in only 6GB Ram + 128GB Internal Storage Model. when I’m using LG G8x I got a premium feeling when holding in the hand and had a Dual Camera Setup on rear and Single camera set up on the front makes this Smartphone a Camera beast. Coming to Display Department LG G8x features a Full HD Plastic OLED screen which is good to see.
LG G8s Thinq features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named SD 855 which is available on Blackshark 2 and S10 US Models too. this chip is made of 10nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 3 x A76 High power cores which are clocked at 2.42GHz, second part features 4 x A55 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.8GHz and Third Part consists of an A76 Single core which is clocked at 2.84GHZ. it has Adreno 640 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to SD 845 the last Flagship processor from Qualcomm. it has an X24 LTE Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 2000 & 316MBPS. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has Ai Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.
I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of LG G8x and Jump into the review.
LG G8x Specs
- 6.4” Full HD+ OLED Display with 19.5:9
- Snapdragon 855 CPU
- Adreno 640 GPU
- 6 GB RAM
- 128 GB internal storage, expandable up to 1TB via Micro-SD
- 12MP f/1.8 Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS (Main)+ 13MP f/1.9, f/2.4 (Ultrawide)
- 32MP f/1.9, 26mm Selfie Camera
- Android 10 with LG UX 10.0 on top
- 4000 mAH Battery with 21W Fast Charging
- IP68 Water & Dust Resistant / Stereo Speaker
- Wireless Charging / Bluetooth 5.0 / NFC
- WiFi / Volte / 3.5mm Audio Jack
6.4″ Full HD Plastic oled screen :
Here in Display Department LG G8x Features an Excellent Full HD Plastic OLED panel notch screen with 403 pixels per inch, the colors are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is bright to see in direct sunlight. there is also Support to View HDR 10+, Dolby Vision Content.
There will be an another 6.4″ Dual screen Accessory which has Same Resolution like Main Display.
Stereo Speaker and Headphone Jack:
In LG G8x LG Used their Under Display Speaker System Known as Crystal Sound Display Technology which emits Sound From the Display and it is very loud and equal when Compared to BoomBox Single Speaker System used in all Last Year flagship Smartphones. we can see this
Crystal Sound Display Technology in LG G series Smartphone named LG G8x. these speakers are supported by Dolby DTS X Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos) tuned with 7.1 Channel which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker. They Have Achieved this from Powerful Piezo Electric Speakers Present Under the Display
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Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, the headphone jack provided with a 32 bit HiFi Quad Dac which provides a punchy and clear sound with the support of Dolby DTS X Surround Sound System. the LG Brnaded headphones are present in the Box which good for listening to music and for taking voice calls clearly.
Build Quality :
LG G8x is Build with a Stainless Steel frame on side and Glass on front Is Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and back of the device is protected with Corning Gorilla glass 6. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with Stainless steel and Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.4″ Plastic OLED screen. The LG G8x Very thin and it is About 8.4 mm.
Rear fingerprint scanner:
LG G8x Features a Rear mounted fingerprint sensor which is present on the top back of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user. Here LG included the fingerprint gestures to Click a Selfie and other things to do.
LG G8x Uses the face unlock with its 32MP Camera. the face unlocking is very Fast and not Secure. it Does not unlocks even by placing a photo in front of it like Older LG Flagships. it works in Pitch dark conditions too with 5 Nits Amount of light from the Plastic OLED Panel. LG has Done a Wonderful Job In Face Unlock System In G8 Thinq.
LG G8x feels light with 6.4″ Dual Screen’s and 4000 mAh battery equipped. This LG G8x can be used by one hand. The weight balance is done well on the device though it is made Up of 7000 Series Aluminum and Glass On Front and Back of the Device.
My LG G8x Thinq lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 22% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 3500 mAH Battery. We got 6.1 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 6.8 to 7 hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi . The ideal drain of LG G8 Thinq is very low. the Quick charging 3.0 makes a difference and charges the phone in 95 min which is a bit good.
LG UX 10 Operating System :
LG UX 10 present on the LG G8x is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. it comes with bloatware majorly games and other apps were included. it is a layered UI which irritates in Settings. There are some extra features like Dual Apps, Direct video calling feature, Always on Display in this LG UX 10.
My LG G8x managed to do day to day tasks very well like the LG G8 Which was Released Last Year. there are No issues and problems with the UI and there are no heating issues with LG G8x
Ram Management :
Ram Management is done very well on this LG G8x device. it features 6 GB ram and I did not notice any lags with the device and there are no reloading of apps on this LG G8x. Multitasking experience is nice.
Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. this Snapdragon 855 Processor is very suitable for heavy gaming.
Call Quality :
The Call quality on LG G8x is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call Quality. In LG G8x the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.
Coming to the Camera Department, LG G8x features a Dual Camera setup on the back of the device and a Dual camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in LG V40 Thinq. lets divide the cameras and look at the performance of them
1. Primary Camera: the 12MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.5. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain exquisite details like a natural photo. Exposure is in control with Dynamic decent range to take good pictures in good lighting Conditions. in low light Conditions, the images are very clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see.
2. Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 13MP ultra wide angle lens on LG G8x does a good job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.4. it captures a much wider picture in 108˚ field of view with good details. exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 13MP camera makes a mark and captures good photos with decent sharpness and bright natural colors
Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Six Axis Optical Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range.
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Selfie camera :
LG G8x has an 32MP selfie camera with large 1.22 μm pixel size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/1.9 the Picture quality is fantastic and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions it also captures Equal lowlight images compared to the rear camera. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range.
This single camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artifical Intelligence.
LG G8x has MIL-STD-810G certification for a Durable Body from the US Military which is good to see.
LG G8x has Fast Wireless Charging Support which is good to charge the Phone wirelessly.
IP68 Water & Dust Resistance:
LG G8x has also IP68 Water & Dust Resistance to protect the phone from Water spills.
LG has implemented a Beautiful Solid Colours Under the Rear Glass. this G8x Has A Single Solid Colour Finish which looks Good and interesting In Different Colour options.
- Superb Seamless Design
- Awesome Oled Panel By LG
- Perfect Flagship Camera. it shines Even In Low Light Conditions
- Good Wide-angle Lens. looks as Same as on S10e
- Lovely 3.5mm Headphone Jack With 32 Bit Hi-Fi Dac
- Fast Wireless Charging
- Relays on Quick Charge 3.0 Still in 2019.
- Hand ID & Air Command Features Are not practical.
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