LG already used the name Q last year when it put into circulation the LG K7, which in Mexico was renamed LG Q6. By the way, the name recently reused when he lifted the curtain that covered the phone according to screen 18: 9 of the South Korean brand. Coupled with the LG G6, but in a bottom line, the LG Q6 debuted with some interesting features. And now he has a brother is LG Q8.
LG Q8: Full specifications
|Support of communication standards:||4G / LTE (Cat 6) 800/1800/2600 MHz; 3G UMTS / HSPA + 850/900/1900/2100 MHz; GSM GPRS / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz|
|Dimensions:||149 × 71.9 × 8 mm|
|Platform:||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Processor:||2.15 GHz, quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Main display:||5.2-inch, IPS Quantum, resolution 1440 × 2560 pixels, protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Auxiliary display with a resolution:||160 × 1040 pixels|
|Main camera:||13 MP (28 mm optics - 78 °, F1.8, sensor size 1 / 2.6 '', pixel size 1.12μm), optical image stabilization system, dual LED lighting) + 8 MP (10 mm wide-angle optics - 135 °, F2.4, the sensor size is 1/4 ", the pixel size is 1.12μm); Optical zoom; 4K video recording support|
|Front camera:||5 MP (120 ° optics, F1.9, 1/5 "sensor, pixel size 1.12μm)|
|Memory:||4 GB of RAM (LPDDR4), 32 GB of internal (UFS), a slot for microSD memory cards|
|Communications:||Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth v4.2 LE, USB Type-C, Slimport, infrared (remote control), NFC, A-GPS / GDNA, audio jack 3.5 mm|
|Battery:||3000 mAh, built-in|
|Other:||Fingerprint reader, Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, Proximity and light sensors, Electronic compass|
LG Q8: Design
As for the design, the LG Q8 looks a lot like the LG V20. It has a totally metallic body that combines the colors black and dark gray. The fingerprint reader is located on the back, while in the front only the two screens.
But if something we must emphasize of the design is the resistance to the water and the dust. And is that the LG Q8 is IP67 certified.
LG Q8: Display
An older brother is what could be said of the new LG Q8 that has already become official and despite reducing slightly its main screen up to 5.2 inches, adds a secondary screen. Following the design line of the LG V10 and LG V20. Interestingly, everything points to the LG V30 will abandon this path that now picks up with the Q. Let’s welcome the new LG Q8 and see what has to offer this “LG V20 mini”, similar but different to the LG V34 presented the past Year only for Korea.
To begin with, we look at the LG Q8 from the front and we have already come across its two screens. As in the case of the V10 and V20, we have the main panel of 5.2 inches with QHD resolution, a not insignificant figure, and the second panel of 160 x 1040 pixels permanently on and with the possibility to read notifications, place shortcuts, etc.
LG Q8: Hardware and Performance
In the processor, we have the Snapdragon 820 from Qualcomm, the leader of the high end of the first half of 2016 and that will offer us four Kryo 200 cores at full performance and 2.15GHz, with an Adreno 530 GPU. To the memories, 4GB of RAM LPDDR4 and 32GB UFS internal storage, which we can also expand with a microSD and a maximum of 2TB additional.
LG Q8: Cameras
For cameras, a double play on the back and a simple lens on the front. The dual camera features a 13-megapixel sensor with f / 1.8 aperture and a 28-mm and 78-degree lens, another 8-megapixel wide-angle (10 mm) sensor with a 135 ° lens that also features an f / 2.4 aperture.
We make a double LED flash. The front camera is 5 megapixels with f / 1.9 aperture and 120-degree lens.
LG Q8: Other Features
The new LG Q8 has dimensions of 149 x 71.9 x 8 millimeters and weighs only 146 grams, enough to hide inside a non-removable battery of 3.000mAh with quick charge Quick Charge 3.0. As an added, the new Q8 will be dust and water resistant IP68 certified in addition to other classic additions such as LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, fingerprint reader, NFC, etc.
There will not be everything, however. As a worthy successor to the V-line, the new LG Q8 will also enjoy the 32-bit DAC Quad for high-quality audio that will serve both your 1-watt speaker and headphone output, which is also present despite A USB type C for physical connections.
LG Q8: Price and Availability
The phone has been officially announced by LG and will be put into circulation very soon. The company itself confirms that it will be in the same month of July and that it will do it in the modality of a free telephone. Unfortunately, we do not yet have the price as the advertisement will be done by region. We will be attentive to any relevant information to offer it as soon as possible.