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LG G8S ThinQ Dual SIM 128GB 4G, Mirror Black

LG

There’s a lot of bloatware and unnecessary animation that seems to bog this phone down a bit. However, performance in games and benchmarks was pretty good.

AED1,995.00 Price incl. VAT

LG isn’t a big player in the smartphone market anymore but is still trying. The new LG G8s ThinQ was first unveiled at MWC 2019 but has launched in India several months later, so it now competes against several newer and more feature-rich models. The styling is dated, especially with the extra-wide notch, although that was necessary to fit in a Time-of-Flight 3D sensor and infrared dot emitter for security. Build quality is excellent though, and you get an IP68 rating plus Gorilla Glass on the front and back. LG has overstuffed this phone with software features and customizations. Air Gestures are particularly gimmicky and we found them frustratingly difficult to use. There’s a lot of bloatware and unnecessary animation that seems to bog this phone down a bit. However, performance in games and benchmarks was pretty good.

Brand LG
Model LG G8s
OS Android 9.0 (Pie); LG UX 8.0
RAM 6 GB
Item Weight 181 g (6.38 oz)
Storage 128 GB
Dimensions 155.3 x 76.6 x 8 mm (6.11 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
SIM Dual SIM
Display Type G-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display size 6.21 inches, 97.6 cm2 (~82.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels (~401 ppi density)
Chipset Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Batteries Non-removable Li-Po 3550 mAh battery
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Network Technologies GSM / HSPA / LTE
Form Factor Touchscreen Phone
Color Midnight Black
Main Camera (Triple) 12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1.4µm, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.6, 49mm (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
13 MP, f/2.4, 14mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Front Camera(Dual) 8 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/4″, 1.12µm, AF
TOF 3D, f/1.4, (depth sensor)