LG Q8

Description

The IP67 certified LG Q8 comes with a 5.2-inch main screen with 1440x2560 pixels and an additional small always on display right above it. On the back, the Q8 has a fingerprint scanner, and a dual camera (13 MP + 8 MP) for wide-angle photos and 4K video recording. The front-facing camera is a 5 MP wide-angle one. Also on board are a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, a Hi-Fi DAC (digital to analog converter) for superior audio quality, 4 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of expandable internal memory. The new smartphone weighs 146 grams, measures 149 x 71.9 x 8 mm, and packs a non-removable 3000 mAh battery.

This device is also known as LG H970

Pros

  • High pixel density screen (565 PPI)

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Display

Size: 5.2 inches
Resolution: 2560 x 1440 pixels, 565 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 69.55 %
Peak brightness: 500 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Additional display: 1.8 inches, 160 pixels 1040 x, IPS LCD, Colors: 16 777 216, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

Hardware

System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Processor: Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
GPU: Adreno 530
RAM: 4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 32GB, available to use: 22 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 2000 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity: 3000 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear: Dual camera
Main camera: 16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Second camera: 8 MP
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 10 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 5 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
Video capture: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Dimensions: 5.87 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (149 x 71.9 x 8 mm)
Weight: 5.15 oz (146.0 g)
Materials: Back: Metal
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP67
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Features: Notification light
Keys: Left: Volume control
Colors: Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 3(1800), 7(2600)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Radio: FM, RDS
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible)
Features: Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Step detector
Other: NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

Officially announced: Jul 20, 2017
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