LG continues to renew its catalog of smartphones with Android updating its mid-range. If he LG Q7 is already available in the market, with somewhat limited hardware that is enriched with design and construction, in the new LG Q8 of 2018 We see the same strategy with a larger screen: 6.2 inches with an 18: 9 ratio.
The manufacturer updates its LG Q8 to this year's model with an emphasis on screen size and sound, two of the aspects in which the original model was already specialized. The renovation loses the double ration of rear camera and also the double screen; looking ballasted by a significant loss of power.
He LG Q8 2018 It is already official in South Korea, where the company has published the new model. It is a smartphone with a quality construction that offers aluminum frame, double-sided glass and military resistance. On the contrary, the Snapdragon 450 Riding augurs certain limitations.
Features of the LG Q8 of 2018
As we said, the renewal of the maximum exponent of the mid-range within the LG catalog leaves us with certain doubts regarding the processor. Of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 of LG Q8 2017 we move to more than content Snapdragon 450, in line with the current LG Q7. It is a leap backwards for a mobile that, on the other hand, offers a great multimedia experience, both on screen and in sound.
The full features of the LG Q8 of 2018 They are as follows:
- screen: 6.2 inches FullVision 18: 9 FullHD + (2160 x 1080 pixels).
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450.
- RAM: 4GB.
- Storage: 64 GB
- SD memory: Yes, up to 2 TB.
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo.
- Rear camera: 16 Mpx with LED flash.
- Front camera: 5 Mpx with 100º wide angle.
- Drums: 3300 mAh with quick charge Quick Charge 3.0
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, USB type C.
- Others: stylus included, IP68 water resistance, rear fingerprint reader, HiFi QuadDAC, 3.5 mm jack …
- Measurements: 160.1 x77.7 x 8.4 mm.
- Weight: 172 grams.
- Colors: Black and blue.
The 2018 LG Q8 is an improved version of the previous LG Q7 with special attention to screen size and sound. In this sense, it improves with headphones as well as through the external speaker. And offers compatibility with DTS audio, even with "normal" headphones. And with cable, that the LG Q8 has a 3.5 mm jack.
One of the keys of the LG Q8 is that they bring a pencil or stylus included. Thanks to that, it is easier to perform certain tasks on your 6.2-inch screen, such as writing freehand or managing documents. The mobile comes with LG applications adapted to this task, such as reminders and task taking.
The 16 Mpx rear camera offers the smart capture we have seen in the top models. Object recognition thanks to Q Lens, also improves in the recognition of scenes. It offers its own capture application and phase detection or PDAF approach.
Price and availability of the LG Q8 of 2018
The new LG Q8 it will be available in South Korea soon, the specific date is not yet known. Nor if LG will distribute it internationally, Spain included. Yes we know its price: some 415 euros to change (539 000 WON Koreans).