One month after the
LG G8 ThinQ was first introduced, LG has today announced that its latest flagship smartphone will hit US stores and carriers starting April 11. And, for a limited time, it’ll be offering big discounts.
At launch, the LG G8 ThinQ will be available in Carmine Red, New Aurora Black, and New Platinum Gray and will retail at $819.99 as standard. However, as part of a limited time promotion, the South Korean brand will be offering discounts of up to $150 depending on the retailer or carrier. Speaking of which, the flagship will be available to purchase at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, U.S. Cellular, and Xfinity Mobile. Best Buy and B&H will also offer the smartphone.
The LG G8 ThinQ, for those of you that don’t know, offers a large 6.1-inch OLED display paired with a slight chin and a wide notch which is home to an 8-megapixel selfie snapper. Also present is a Time-of-Flight camera that adds 3D Face Unlock and LG’s new Hand ID security feature.
The smartphone also includes support for a variety of Air
touchless gestures which allow the device to be controlled without actually touching it. Additionally, new Sound-in-Display technology removes the need for an in-ear speaker by instead using vibrations combined with bone conduction to produce sound.
Aside from all of this, the LG G8 ThinQ boasts Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 855 coupled with a respectable 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, thus making the device a worthy
Consumers can also expect a 12-megapixel rear camera and a second 16-megapixel wide-angle camera, Android 9 Pie straight out of the box, and a 3,500mAh battery.
LG G8 ThinQ 3D Face Unlock and Hand ID