LG G8s ThinQ introduced at the Mobile World Convention (MWC) back in February and the firm has now announced a worldwide smartphone launch. The LG G8s ThinQ smartphone’s main feature is the introduction of a new Hand ID that offers authentication of the palm vein. This allows users to hover their hand over the screen to unlock their smartphone by using a ToF (Time of Flight) Z camera and an infrared sensor.
The LG G8s ThinQ is available in Taiwan and the selected markets of Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East with a price of EUR 769 (approximately INR 59,800). The company has announced that it will provide a free 43-inch LG 4 K TV with a smartphone as part of the launch offer in Germany only.
As far as its design is concerned, the LG G8s ThinQ has a large front and a significant chin at the bottom of the screen. There is also a horizontally aligned triple rear camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone has a mirror-like finish on the back and comes in several colors such as Mirror Black, Mirror Teal, and Mirror White.
Taking a look at the specifications, the LG G8s ThinQ is running on Android Pie with a total HD+ 6.2-inch display, with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The Snapdragon 855 processor is partnered with 6GB RAM and a 128GB of internal storage.
The LG G8s ThinQ features a toned-down triple rear camera setup – 12MP main sense, 13MP wide-angle sensor, and a 12MP telephoto lens. It has an 8-megapixel sensor on the front and a ToF Z camera, allowing for hand identification, air motion and face lock.
It is equipped with a Quick Charge 3.0 battery of 3,550mAh, it has 55.3 x 76.6 x 7.99 mm dimensions and weighs 181 g only. Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, Ac, Bluetooth 5, NFC, USB Type-C and more are available as connectivity options. The phone has stereo speakers, AI Cam, Google Les support, water and dust resistance IP68, conformity MIL-STD 810 G, and more.