At the MWC 2019, LG revealed its flagship LG G8 ThinQ smartphone but has not revealed its pricing or availability. Now LG has announced that the device will be going for pre-order starting from 15th of March in Korea and will end on 21st of the same month. The device has been priced at 897,600 Korean Won (approx Rs. 55,000, US$790) which is claimed by the company to be the lowest priced LG flagship till date. The handset will be going for sale from 22nd of March.
Furthermore, LG is also offering free screen replacement for 1-year along with a free case as a part of the launch offer. This flagship device will come with a 6.1-inch (3120 x 1440 pixels) FullVision OLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. We already know that it will be powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM and Adreno 640 GPU. The onboard memory of the device is limited to 128GB (UFS 2.1) which can be extended up to a maximum of 2TB via microSD card slot.
Like all the flagship smartphones, even this device will come out of the box with the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system and will also get a further update once the next one is available. The handset comes with a 12MP camera sensor with f/1.5 aperture size on the rear which will be accompanied by a 16MP super wide camera with f/1.9 aperture size and a 12MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture size. For selfies, LG has included an 8MP sensor with an f/1.9 aperture size and 3D ToF sensor.
On the back, the devices house a 3,500mAh battery with the support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. This dual SIM variant will come with Boombox Speaker which is capable of stereo outwit with the new Crystal Sound OLED technology which uses the OLED display of the phone as an amplifier. Global pricing and availability should be known soon after the Korea launch. Comment in the section below if you have more queries and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.