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LG G8 ThinQ?, front view, LMG820QM7 LG G8 ThinQ?, rear view, LMG820QM7

technical specs

LG G8 ThinQ?, front view, LMG820QM7 LG G8 ThinQ?, rear view, LMG820QM7




6.1"* QHD+ OLED Display

(3120 x 1440, including notch); 564 ppi



128 GB Internal Memory (Useable up to 103 GB)**

microSD?: supports card up to 2 TB***

(cards sold separately)




12MP Standard

16MP Super Wide-Angle


8MP Standard



Qualcomm Snapdragon? 855 Octa-core

(up to 2.84 GHz x 1 + 2.42 GHz x 3 + 1.79 GHz x 4)



3,500 mAh Non-Removable

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  • OIS+ – capture sharp images quickly with less blur
  • Dual PDAF – autofocus using dual PD pixel sensor
  • Zoom – up to 8x
  • Manual Camera - adjust shutter speed, ISO, exposure, white balance, and more; save image as raw (DNG) and JPEG
  • Graphy 2.0* - select reference photos that automatically adjust Manual Mode settings
  • Food - adjusts white balance to improve appearance
  • Other Camera Modes: Auto, Slow-Mo, Cine Video, Panorama, YouTube Live, Time-Lapse, 360 Panorama
  • AI Composition - recognizes up to 3 people and adjusts the picture composition based on photography’s rule of thirds
  • Night View - take sharper photos at night by adjusting the brightness with the slider
  • Google? Lens - searches what you see and provides relevant online information; features QR code and real-time translator
  • Studio - switch the background to a specific color
  • Spotlight – add lighting from different angles by selecting where it illuminates the subject’s face
  • Portrait - bokeh effect blurs the background while keeping the subject in focus
  • AI Cam - suggests the optimal effect and angle by automatically identifying what’s in the shot
  • Cine Shot - create partially animated videos by selecting specific areas to animate
  • HDR - corrects backlighting with multiple exposure techniques
  • My Avatar - take a picture of yourself to create a personalizable animated emoji
  • AR Emoji - 3D graphic animals mimic your facial expressions
  • Flash Jump-Cut - photos are taken every 3 seconds and saved as a GIF
  • Live Photo - record the action right before and after you take a photo
  • AR Sticker - personalize photos with a variety of pre-loaded stickers
  • Quick Sharing - access sharing apps instantly after taking pictures and videos
  • Film Effect - choose from 17 preset filters
  • 8 MP Autofocus Front-Facing Camera
  • Story Shot – customize selfie backgrounds with an image from gallery or photo taken with rear camera
  • Makeup Pro - manually change the appearance of selfies by adjusting complexion, lip color, or enhancing eyes and eyelashes
  • Auto Shot - take a selfie with automatic face detection
  • Gesture Shot - take a selfie with a simple hand gesture
  • Gesture Interval Shot - make a fist twice to take four selfies in a row
  • Gesture View - automatically preview the image when bringing the phone close
  • Selfie Light - screen illuminates for well-lit selfies
  • Beauty Shot - softens facial features
* App download required.

Video Recording

  • Video Portrait – blurs the background while keeping the subject in focus
  • 4K Video Recording at 60 FPS
  • EIS – capture sharp footage with less blur
  • Resolution: up to 3840 x 2160 pixels (1920 x 1080 default)
  • Steady Record - record smoother, clearer videos on the move (this is available front and rear)
  • HDR10 Video Recording - life-like footage with a wide spectrum of color that is rich, accurate, and high-contrast
  • Point Zoom - zoom in on any selected area within the frame for more stability and control
  • Video Manual Mode* - adjust audio focus, manual focus, white balance, frame rates, and more
  • Cine Effect - choose from 16 different color-grading presets for a cinematic look
  • Time-Lapse Video - video where time appears to be moving faster
  • Video Studio* - merge up to 50 photos or videos; trim and add title/text, background music, and theme effect overlays
* Not available with some camcorder settings.


  • Multi ID – 3 ways to unlock: 3D Face Unlock, Fingerprint ID, and Hand ID
  • Hand ID – 3D sensor scans palm and uses unique vein recognition technology to unlock the device
  • Fingerprint ID - access phone, make mobile payments, secure content1
  • 3D Face Unlock - unlock screen with facial scan
  • Screen Lock - swipe, Knock Code?, pattern, PIN, password
  • Google Smart Lock - keep phone unlocked when connected to trusted devices or in trusted places
  • Air Motion – control phone with touchless commands to access favorite functions, answer calls, snooze alarms, and increase volume
  • Z Camera – front-facing 3D sensors (receiving and transmitting) enable touchless control, security features, and enhanced selfies
  • Emotional Haptic Function - vibrates when AI functionality has detected something
  • Barge-in - recognizes “Hey Google” commands while audio is playing
  • App Scaling - set view to none (original), compatibility (16:9), standard (16.7:9), full screen
  • Shortcut Keys - quick access to Capture+, Camera or Google Assistant
  • Comfort View - decreases amount of blue light on the screen to help alleviate eye strain
  • Screen Color - adjust settings for auto, eco, cinema, sports, game, expert, color temperature, or RGB levels
  • Mini View - shrink the screen for one-handed use
  • Knock On? - double tap the screen to put your phone to sleep/wake it
  • Smart Cleaning? - optimize phone storage and test hardware for improved performance
  • Battery Saver - conserve battery by changing settings and restricting apps in the background
  • LG Health2 - fitness app tracks daily activity
  • Google Assistant with LG Integration - intelligent personal assistant also performs LG-exclusive device-specific tasks
  • Multi Window - use two apps simultaneously on a split screen
  • Drag and Drop Picture Gallery - select multiple pictures and easily drag and drop into sub-folders
  • QTag - gallery searches with automatic tagging and album creation
  • QuickMemo?+ - write or draw with the paper style, pen size/color of your choice, schedule memos to appear at certain times or locations
  • Capture+ - write or draw on nearly any screen
1. Features and capabilities may vary by carrier.
2. This device and related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease. Consult a doctor before starting an exercise program.


  • Crystal Sound OLED Speaker - entire screen is a speaker for immersive sound
  • Boombox Speaker - inner resonance chamber along with bottom speaker provides greater sound levels for boosted bass
  • DTS:X Virtual Surround - deep 3D stereo audio experience1
  • 32-Bit Hi-Fi Quad Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) - produces crisp, full sound through wired headphones
  • Wind Noise Filter - minimize wind noise during video recording
  • Sound Preset - custom options to achieve different sound experiences
  • Digital Filter - Short, Sharp, or Slow options of Sound Filter characteristics in DAC
  • Super Far-Field Voice Recognition (FFVR) - improved voice recognition picks up commands better in noisy environments from up to 16’ away2
  • RAM (Receiver as Mic) - 2 analog mics and the phone’s receiver improve sound clarity while recording in loud environments
  • HD Audio Recorder - choose between Normal, Concert, and Custom modes; record over a separate track
  • Hi-Fi Video Recorder - two high-AOP mics record higher-quality sound3
  • Hi-Fi Streaming - MQA decoder enables high-resolution audio to be packaged in a small size
1. Wired headphones or speakers required.
2. Ambient noise and room configuration may lessen operational distance and accuracy.
3. Available only in Manual Mode.


  • Boombox Show - music comes alive with a strobe light and screen visuals that move to the music
  • Game Tools - use take-a-break function, take a screenshot, scale app, disable alerts during game, hide home touch buttons, or adjust resolution and frame rate
  • Accelerometer - control games by turning and tilting*
  • Music Player - supports MP3/MP2, WAV, AMR, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AC3, OGG, FLAC, QCP, DSF, DFF, AIFF, WMA, MID, XMF, IMY, RTTTL/RTX, M4A, MIDI, PCM, and MP2 formats
  • LG Music App - organize by songs, albums, artists, genres, playlists, folders, and nearby devices
  • Video Player with touch lock, play on lock screen, live zooming, video screenshot, and resume play functions; supports 3G2, 3GP, MP4, M4V, AVI, ASF, MPG, MKV, Webm, FLV, TS, M2TS, OGM, MOV, PS, K3G, SKM, and MPG formats
  • Customizable Video - play speed, screen ratio, subtitle
* Only available on certain interactions with the touch screen.


  • 6.1"* QHD+ OLED display (3120 x 1440, including notch); 564 ppi
  • FullVision Display - 19.5:9 aspect ratio; 83.1% screen-to-body ratio
  • New Second Screen - choose to add a color fill to the status bar
  • Floating Bar - access app shortcuts and call notifications on a movable/collapsible toolbar
  • Always-On Display - time, date, and notifications appear on a sleeping screen
  • Palm Rejection - prevents accidental interactions on the touch screen
* Actual viewable area is less due to rounded corners and notch.

Design & Durability

  • Size: 5.98" (H) x 2.83" (W) x 0.33" (D), Weight: 5.89 oz.
  • Dedicated Google Assistant Key
  • IP68 Dust and Water Resistant1
  • Shock Resistant - MIL-STD-810G Tested2
  • Corning? Gorilla? Glass 5 (Front) & 6 (Rear) Protection
  • Heat Pipe - absorbs and moves heat away from the processor to help minimize the risk of overheating
1. Tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP68 under IEC standard 60529 (water resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes). If the product gets wet, use a clean, soft cloth to dry it thoroughly.
2. Compliant with a military standards test (MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6, Procedure IV “Transit Drop”). Device may not perform as tested in all conditions. Test performed in a controlled environment. Do not attempt.


  • 4G LTE Network1
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot2 - share a 4G LTE data connection with up to 10 wireless devices3
  • Bluetooth? Wireless Technology Version 5.0
  • Supported Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, DI, GATT, GAVDP, GOEP, HDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP, HOGP
  • Wi-Fi? Standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Direct? - connect directly to devices
  • USB4 and Bluetooth Tethering2 - share your Internet connection
  • Android Beam (NFC) - share contacts, web pages, and more
  • Media Sync - allow nearby devices to access content
  • Screen Sharing - wirelessly mirror device screen
  • MIDI Device - connect to musical instruments via USB4
  • A-GPS, S-GPS, and Qualcomm? Service for enhanced location accuracy
  • Advanced Calling Features: HD Voice5, Wi-Fi Calling, Video Calling
  • Screen Sharing (Miracast?) – wirelessly mirror device screen
  • MirrorLink? – connect to a MirrorLink-capable car to share your screen and apps
1. 4G LTE Network not available everywhere.
2. Carrier service required. Product features subject to change. Features based on carrier program availability. Additional charges may apply.
3. Depends on network availability. Additional carrier charges may apply.
4. USB cable required (included).
5. HD Voice required on both caller and receiver devices.


  • Platform: Android? 9 (Pie)
  • User Interface: LG UX 8.0
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon? 855 Octa-core (2.84+ GHz x 1 + 2.42+ GHz x 3 + 1.79+ GHz x 4)
  • Battery Capacity: 3,500 mAh non-removable
  • Charging: USB Type-C? port; wireless charging1; Qualcomm Quick Charge? 3.0
  • Internal Memory: 128 GB2
  • microSD?: supports card up to 2 TB (cards sold separately)
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Hearing Aids: rated for M4, T3
1. Wireless charger sold separately.
2. Usable memory varies depending on software version and settings.


  • USB Type-C Cable (Quick Charge 3.0 Charger)1
  • SIM Tray Opener1
  • Bluetooth Stereo Headset2
1. Included with phone.
2. Available models vary by carrier.

introducing LG PAY?


Now available for download on the LG G8 ThinQ, LG Pay? is a digital wallet that lets you put your credit/debit, gift and loyalty cards into one simple-to-use app. Leave your plastic cards at home and pay quickly and securely with your phone virtually everywhere, at both NFC and magstripe payment terminals.

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*LG Pay is a registered trademark of LG Corp. Compatible with select credit/debit cards from participating banks. Available on select LG smartphones. App is downloadable from the Google Play? store. Tokenization adds an extra layer of security.

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* Actual viewable area is less due to rounded corners and notch.
** Usable memory varies depending on software version and settings.
*** Cards sold separately.