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LG G8 ThinQ

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of LG G8 ThinQ. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the camera and screen. The price and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are mixed reviews on the size and battery. Some have doubts about the usability.

design, performance, price, screen, camera


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG G8 ThinQ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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LG G8 ThinQ review: A wasted opportunity


LG's new G8 ThinQ packs the performance you'd expect from a modern flagship phone and, as usual, it's a great option for people who care about smartphone sound quality. Beyond that, there's little here to set it apart from this year's early crowd of...

Sleek design ; Bright 6.1-inch display ; Sounds great with headphones ; Solid performance

US model has two instead of three cameras ; Lackluster speaker ; Hand ID is finicky ; Air Motion gestures aren’t very useful

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Lynn La (

LG G8 ThinQ review: LG's flagship can't beat the Galaxy S10E


The LG G8 is a solid phone, but without any standout features, it doesn't beat Samsung.

The LG G8 ThinQ has a bright, sharp screen, a second wide-angle rear camera and a fast processor. It's also water-resistant and has a headphone jack -- a rarity among premium phones.

The phone's touchless hand controls are annoying to use. Portrait mode for video isn't very smooth or natural-looking.

The LG G8 ThinQ is an objectively great phone, but with a high price tag and no standout features, it's not great enough to beat the Galaxy S10E.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Steven Winkelman (

LG G8 ThinQ


The LG G8 ThinQ is a top-notch Android flagship that faces stiff competition from less expensive alternatives like the Samsung Galaxy S10e.

Solid performance. Powerful audio. Gorgeous display.

Steep learning curve for Air Motion gestures. Unpredictable software update cycle. Relatively expensive.

The LG G8 ThinQ is everything you look for in a flagship phone. It has a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, plenty of RAM, great build quality, and a stunning display. It's a strong choice for smartphone photography enthusiasts, particularly...

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Cameron Faulkner (

LG G8 ThinQ review: many gimmicks, not enough progress


It checks a lot of boxes, except the ones that really matter.

Comfortable to hold ; Quad DAC yields great sound quality ; Face Unlock is fast and easy ; Improved battery capacity

Piezoelectric earpiece replacement isn’t loud enough ; May not receive timely software updates ; Hand ID and Air Motion are gimmicky and don’t always work

LG usually overhauls its G-series each year, but comparing it to Apple’s smartphone naming conventions, the G8 is more of an “S” upgrade to the G7 ThinQ. Many things about it are the same, but there are a few improvements that might interest you. Most...

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (

LG G8 ThinQ Review


Like clockwork, LG is releasing its 2018 flagship high-volume smartphone: the LG G8 ThinQ. Designed to address high-end usage, but at competitive...

Very good value for the price ; Excellent dual-camera ; Blazing-Fast Performance ; More compact design

Battery capacity lower than competitors ; Less competitive aesthetics

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Nick Todorov (

LG G8 ThinQ Review


This is the new LG G8 ThinQ. It looks like your typical phone on the outside – with a familiar glass-and-metal construction and a screen stretching from edge to edge – but on the inside, it packs some sci-fi-level stuff. It lets you unleash your inner...

As always, the wide-angle camera is nice having; 128GB base storage is plentiful; Face Unlock works well; One of the cheapest phones with the fastest system chip in an Android phone

Hand ID and gesture controls are finicky and of little practical use; The user interface lacks visual polish and feels laggy from time to time; The design lacks originality

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Jessica Murgia (

LG G8 ThinQ review: a solid all-rounder which fails to dazzle | AndroidPIT


LG unveiled the G8 ThinQ at the MWC, which focuses on a few special features: the display, the selfie camera and new gestures. Is that enough?

Overall, the G8 ThinQ makes a good impression: a solid, well thought-out smartphone from LG that has already proven its worth. The choice of an OLED display that also acts as a speaker, the ToF sensor, a battery of 3,500 mAh (compared to 3,000 mAh of...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Caitlin McGarry (

LG G8 ThinQ Review: A Good Phone Marred By Gimmicks


I wanted to like the G8 ThinQ, after being thoroughly unimpressed by the G7 ThinQ and the V40 ThinQ .

Excellent nighttime photos ; Crystal Sound OLED is great for calls ; Beautiful display

Hand ID is finicky ; Air Motion isn't that useful ; Boring design ; Selfie camera effects are hit-or-miss

LG's G8 ThinQ is a powerful flagship phone undone by novelty features that aren't useful at all.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Caitlin McGarry (

LG G8 ThinQ Hands-On: A Game-Changing Smartphone, When It Works


The LG G8 ThinQ doesn't look like a revelation, but has two revolutionary new features.

Feb, 2019

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LG G8 ThinQ review


Eight ain't quite great, unless you're gaga for gimmicks

Slick design with pebble-like smoothness ; Performance and battery life mostly on par with the competition ; Extensive feature list

Awkward availability in the UK ; Camera picture quality a step behind big-name rivals ; Speaker tech is clever, but doesn't sound all that great ; Gesture controls are pure gimmick

The G8 should be a tempting piece of forbidden fruit, but a few gimmicks just aren't enough to make importing one worth the effort for UK buyers

Apr, 2019

Price comparison for LG G8 ThinQ

  Store     Price
LG G8 ThinQ with Alexa Hands-Free – Unlocked...
Pre-installed selection of Amazon apps, including Amazon Shopping, Amazon Music, Audible and Amazon Alexa
$699.00 TO SHOP
LG G8 ThinQ (G820) 128GB GSM Unlocked (not CDMA) 6...
GSM Unlocked: Compatible with all major GSM U. S. carriers, including ATT, and TMobile and some prepaid...
$264.00 TO SHOP
AT&T Wireless LG G8 ThinQ - 128GB - Aurora Black...
6.1" QHD+ OLED FullVision display (3120 x 1440 ), 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage with option to...
$219.00 TO SHOP
LG G8 ThinQ 128GB Smartphone GSM+CDMA Factory...
$539.00 TO SHOP
LG G8 ThinQ (Unlocked) - Black (Renewed)
GSM Unlocked: Compatible with all major U. S. GSM carriers, including ATT, and TMobile. Also compatible...
$258.00 TO SHOP
LG G8s ThinQ (128GB, 6GB RAM) 6.21" OLED Display...
Display - 6.21 inches, FHD+ G-OLED (2248x1080),18.7:9 Aspect Ratio, 401PPI, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855/2.84GHz...
$429.00 TO SHOP
LG G8 ThinQ - 128GB - Verizon (Renewed) (Aurora Black)
This is a Verizon Device and currently Locked to Verizon
$289.00 TO SHOP
LG V35 ThinQ V35 64GB Unlocked GSM Phone w/ Dual...
6" QHD+ OLED FullVision display (2880 x 1440) with 18:9 aspect ratio, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal...
$269.00 TO SHOP
LG G7 ThinQ G710T 64GB Android Smartphone T-Mobile...
6.1" QHD+ full vision display with notch
$94.00 TO SHOP
(2 Pack) Supershieldz for LG G8 ThinQ Tempered Glass...
Please Note: This protector is NOT compatible with LG G8X ThinQ.
$10.00 TO SHOP

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