In November last year, the LG G8 ThinQ in South Korea started receiving the Android 10 system update. Now, the US version of this phone also welcomes the Android 10 update. According to reports, Sprint and Verizon versions of the G8 ThinQ already have this update. The Verizon version update number is G820UM20a, and it includes the December 2019 security patch.
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This smartphone landed in the US market in April last year. During BlackFriday last year, some users got the LG G8 ThinQ smartphone on Amazon for only $399. This is $450 less than the original price.
LG G8 ThinQ is equipped with Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage space. The 6.1-inch OLED display provides an excellent viewing experience. This FullVision display has a notch screen with a resolution of 3120 × 1440 and a screen aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. It is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 flagship platform, a front 8MP + TOF lens, and a rear 16MP wide-angle ( F / 1.9 aperture, 1.0 μm) + 12MP standard lens (F / 1.5 aperture, 1.4 μm). The battery capacity is 3500 mAh and runs the Android 9 Pie system out-of-the-box.
In addition, LG G8 ThinQ supports palm vein pattern unlocking, which is officially called “Hand ID”. The concept uses a large amount of information on the veins as verification objects. At the same time, it supports TOF 3D face recognition, which is the world’s first Snapdragon 855 flagship that supports TOF 3D face recognition.