After the budget LG Q6 series was released recently, a new powerful smartphone is added to the list of LG’s devices, the LG Q8. Well, some noted that this smartphone is just a smaller of the LG V20 as some call it Japan’s LG V34. So, let’s find out the key differences including the specs and estimated pricing.
LG Q8 boasts a much smaller version of the LG V20 through its 5.2-inch QHD IPS primary display plus a secondary ticker display, making it more compact and easier for others. Aside from the sleek metal body, the device also offers an IP67 water and dust-resistance capability while powered by a non-removable 3,000 mAh battery.
The LG Q8 is also powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor. Under the hood is 4GB of RAM coupled with 32GB of storage, expandable up to 2TB. The pocket-friendly handset was revealed to also feature a rear dual camera setup of a 13-megapixel f/1.8 standard lens and an 8-megapixel f/2.4 wide angle lens. Meanwhile, the front camera is selfie-snapper of a 5-megapixel f/1.9 wide angle lens.
LG Q8 PHILIPPINE PRICING AND RELEASE DATE
News points out that the release of the LG Q8 in Asia will arrive shortly after its Europe release. Yet, the launch date is rumored to be revealed at the company’s event this upcoming August 31. Unfortunately, pricing and availability wasn’t totally disclosed but is rumored to cost €599 or less in Europe.
Rest assured, Manila Shaker will keep updated until the LG Q8 officially launches locally in the Philippines and other regions.
LG Q8 Official price, Full specs, Release date in the Philippines
- Display: 5.2-inch IPS LCD, Quad HD resolution, 520 ppi, scratch resistant, 1.9-inch secondary screen
- Design: Aluminum metal, IP67 Water and Dust Resistance
- Size: 146g weight, 8mm thick
- CPU: Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor (2016 flagship chip)
- GPU: Adreno 530 graphics
- RAM: 4GB
- Memory: 32GB storage, microSD card 1TB max
- Camera: 13MP f1.8 + 8MP f2.4 (wide angle), OIS, dual LED flash, laser focus, object tracking, phase detection, 4K video
- Selfie: 5MP f1.9 (standard + wide angle view), Full HD 1080p video
- Connectivity: 4G LTE Cat.12 up to 600Mbps, hybrid Dual SIM card, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, WiFi ac, GPS
- Security: Fingerprint scanner
- Port: USB Type-C
- Audio: 32-bit / 192kHz sound, Bang & Olufsen Play tuned, mono speaker
- Battery: 3000mAh removable, Quick Charge 3.0
- Colors: Titan Black, Silver Gray, Pink
- Availability: August 2017 in the Philippines
- Price: Price estimated at $500 or P25,000+ in the Philippines