LG G8X (DUAL SCREEN) Single Sim.

$680.00

The LG G8X premiered at IFA last September, but it’s not an upgrade of the G8 headliner. The G8X is a reimagined version with a larger screen of lower resolution, a beefier battery, and often ships with a dedicated Dual Screen case.

The LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen title is not the best review opener and not an eXpansion over the original G8. The G8X is another take on an otherwise excellent flagship with a few twists, one of them being the support for the Dual Screen accessory. And the G8X is part of LG’s ThinQ lineup of smart devices that includes phones, refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, speakers, cameras, air conditioners, and whatnot. Now that we’ve made the full model clear name, we will proceed to call the phone LG G8X and be done with the rest.

The LG G8X is premium no matter how you look at it – the phone has a stunning dual Gorilla Glass design, quite resistant at that, it employs a big 6.4″ P-OLED screen with a droplet-shaped notch, runs on the Snapdragon 855 chip, and the dual-camera at the back – wide + ultrawide – seems promising on paper. The key feature of the G8X is the Dual Screen option. In fact, most of the pre-orders are for the LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen, and few retailers offer a standalone G8X package for purchase. We saw a similar turn of events with the LG V50 5G ThinQ Dual Screen.

SKU: LMG850EMW Category:

Description

LG’s solution for a foldable phone is rather simple, and bulky, but it has a lot of benefits – the screen on the left is absolutely the same in size, shape, pixel count. You don’t have to worry about a special hinge or screen protector. And you can opt out of it anytime and thus get rid of the bulkiness.

  • Body: Aluminum frame, Gorilla Glass 6 front and Gorilla Glass 5 rear. 192g. MIL-STD-810G compliant (14 categories of tests); IP68 rated for dust and water resistance.
  • Screen: 6.4″ 1080p+ OLED; 19.5:9 aspect ratio with a waterdrop notch, 403ppi; HDR 10 support.
  • Camera: Primary: 12MP, 1/2.55″ sensor, 1.4µm pixel size; f/1.8 aperture, 78-degree FOV lens, 25mm equiv. focal length, OIS, dual pixel PDAF. Ultrawide-angle: 13MP, 1/2.8″ sensor, 1.0µm pixel size; f/2.4 aperture, 136-degree FOV lens, 16mm equiv. focal length, fixed focus.
  • Selfie cam: 32MP, 1/2.8″sensor, 0.8µm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture, 79-degree FOV lens, fixed focus.
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 855 chipset, octa-core processor (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485), Adreno 640 GPU.
  • Memory: 6GB of RAM; 128GB storage; microSD slot.
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie with LG UX 9.0.
  • Battery: 4,000mAh Lithium Polymer; Quick Charge 3.0/Power Delivery fast charging; Qi fast wireless charging.
  • Connectivity: LTE-A, USB Type-C; Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS; Bluetooth 5.0; FM radio.
  • Misc: Under-display fingerprint reader; Hi-Fi Quad DAC; 3.5mm headphone jack; stereo speakers.
  • Dual Screen: Optional snap on secondary display: 6.4″ FullHD+ OLED (same as main one), 165.9×84.6×15.0mm, 134g, no battery.

LG has a habit of protecting its flagships very well, and the G8X is no exception – the phone is IP68 rated and is MIL-STD-810G compliant in 12 categories for shock, temperature, humidity, dust and more. Just like the G8.

Additional information

Weight 0.42 lbs
Dimensions 6.27 × 2.98 × 0.33 in
SPECIFICATIONS:

NETWORK Technology
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2019, September
Status Available. Released 2019, November
BODY Dimensions 159.3 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm (6.27 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight 192 g (6.77 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
MIL-STD-810G compliant
DISPLAY Type OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
DCI-P3 100%
HDR10
Always-on display
PLATFORM OS Android 9.0 (Pie); LG UX 9.0
Chipset Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPU Adreno 640
MEMORY Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM
UFS 2.1
MAIN CAMERA Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (standard), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual pixel PDAF, OIS
13 MP, f/2.4, 9mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 32 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, gyro-EIS
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
32-bit/192kHz audio
24-bit/192kHz audio recording
Tuned by Meridian Audio
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 21W (Quick Charge 4.0)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Wireless charging 9W
MISC Colors New Aurora Black
Models LMG850EMW
TESTS Performance AnTuTu: 339726 (v7), 411980 (v8)
GeekBench: 11251 (v4.4), 2870 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 38fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 83dB
Audio quality Noise -93.2dB / Crosstalk -93.4dB

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