LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)

LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)
Key Features
  • GSM+CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
  • North American Variant
  • 6.4" 2340 x 1080 OLED FHD Display
  • Detachable 6.4" OLED Display Case
Take advantage of dual screen only when you want to with the G8X ThinQ Dual Screen 128GB Smartphone from LG. The G8X features two 6.4" OLED displays, but the second display is embedded in an included case. The G8X can be inserted for a dual-screen experience when you want it, and removed when you don't. The second display lets you enjoy additional functionality in apps that support it, or you can otherwise use it to multitask. For example, text with a friend on one screen while watching a video on the other.
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LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
  • 4North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
  • 5Google Lens
  • 6Google Assistant with LG Integration
  • 7In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
  • 8Dual Rear Camera Features
  • 9Dual Rear Camera & Front Camera Features
  • 10Front Camera Features
  • 11Video Recording
  • 12Security Features
  • 13Convenience Features
  • 14Productivity Features
  • 15Audio Features
  • 16Entertainment Features
  • 17Display Features
  • 18Connectivity Features
  • 19Power & Performance Features

Take advantage of dual screen only when you want to with the G8X ThinQ Dual Screen 128GB Smartphone from LG. The G8X features two 6.4" OLED displays, but the second display is embedded in an included case. The G8X can be inserted for a dual-screen experience when you want it, and removed when you don't. The second display lets you enjoy additional functionality in apps that support it, or you can otherwise use it to multitask. For example, text with a friend on one screen while watching a video on the other.

The LG G8X smartphone's media capabilities don't end there. LG provided the G8X with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, DTS:X 3D Surround support, and balanced stereo speakers. Together they work to provide increased sound quality and clarity from your favorite music or movie. Capturing your own media in the form of high-quality images and video is possible thanks to dual rear cameras and a hi-res 32MP selfie camera with Pixel Binning. The rear cameras include a standard 12MP and super wide angle 13MP with a 136° field of view.

Running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system with LG's UX 9.0 UI, this phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-core processor (1 x 2.84 GHz, 3 x 2.42 GHz, 4x 1. 79 GHz) and 6GB of RAM. You can store your apps and snaps on 128GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded via an (optional) microSD card up to a whopping 2TB in size. This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM+CDMA/4G LTE networks. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 5.0. The G8X ThinQ Dual Screen also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

Android 9.0 Pie
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.
GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM and CDMA networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports, and that they will allow you to used carrier unlocked phones. You can check which bands this phone works within the Specifications.Additional Note for CDMA Hybrid Phones for Description
North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
The G8X ThinQ is a US variant. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.
Google Lens
Use the camera on the G8X to search the internet for what it sees. Get the name and in-depth information on a landmark, or see where you can buy a specific item. Google Lens also features QR code and real-time translator.
Google Assistant with LG Integration
Google Assistant is your constant companion that you can talk to. You can activate it by saying "OK Google", or use the dedicated Google Assistant key. You can ask it a wide variety of questions, from what the weather will be tomorrow, the current score of the ball game, or when you next meeting is. With LG integration, you can also ask it to perform LG-exclusive tasks that are specific to the G8X ThinQ.
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
The fingerprint sensor of the G8X ThinQ Dual Screen offers you additional security for your sensitive data. As an added convenience, LG embedded that sensor right under the main display itself. So just hold the phone and touch the screen to unlock it.
Dual Rear Camera Features
OIS+: Capture sharp images quickly with less blur
Dual PDAF: Autofocus using dual PD pixel sensor
Zoom: Up to 8x
Manual Camera/Video: 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
Other Camera Modes: Auto, Slow-Mo, Panorama, Time-Lapse, Food
AI Composition: Recognizes up to 3 people and adjusts the picture composition based on photography's rule of thirds
AI Action Shot: Automatically adjusts ISO and shutter speed to minimize blur
Night View: Take sharper photos at night by adjusting the brightness with the slider
Dual Rear Camera & Front Camera Features
Studio: Switch the background to a specific color
Portrait: Bokeh effect blurs the background while keeping the subject in focus
AI Cam: Intelligently suggests the optimal effect and angle by automatically identifying what's in the shot
HDR: Corrects backlighting with multiple exposure techniques
My Avatar: Take a picture of yourself to creat 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
Front Camera Features
Dual Mirror Mode: Use the second screen as a live viewfinder to preview selfies as they are taken
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
Video Recording
ASMR Recording: ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) microphones capture videos with refined sound and detail
4K Time Lapse: Capture time lapse videos in 4K resolution
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 Recording: Record smoother, clearer videos on the move
HDR10 Video Recording: Life-like footage with a wide spectrum of color that is rich and high contrast
Point Zoom: Zoom in on any selected area within the frame for more stability and control
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
Security Features
Screen Lock: Swipe, Pattern, PIN, Password
Google Smart Lock: Keep phone unlocked when connected to trusted devices or in trusted places
Convenience Features
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 eyestrain
Screen color: Adjust settings for Auto, Cinema, Sports, Game, Photos, Web, and Expert
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 Health: Fitness app tracks daily activity
Productivity Features
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
Audio Features
Balanced Stereo Speakers: 2.4W (1.2W + 1.2W) audio is distributed evenly across both sides of the device for optimal sound
DTS:X 3D Surround: Deep 3D stereo audio experience
32-Bit Hi-Fi Quad Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC): Produces crisp, full sound through wired headphones
Sound Preset: Custom options to achieve different sound experiences
Digital Filter: Short, Sharp, or Slow options of Sound Filter characteristics in DAC
HD Audio Recorder: Choose between Normal, Concert, and Custom modes; record over a separate track
Hi-Fi Video Recorder: 2 high AOP mics record high-quality audio even in loud environments
Entertainment Features
Game Tools: Use Take a Break function, Take a Screen Shot, 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 AMR, AWB, WAV, MP2, MP3, AAC, FLAC, AC3, MIDI, OGG, OGA, AIFF, AIF, M4A, MKA, WMA, DSF, and DFF formats
LG Music App: Organized by Folders, Albums, Playlists, Songs, Artists
Video Player with Resume Play Function: Supports H.263, H.264, HEVC, MPEG-4, VP8, VP9 and Xvid formats
Customizable Video: Play Speed, Screen Capture, Subtitle
Display Features
FullVision Display: 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio; 83.1% screen-to-body ratio
Night mode: UI can be set to black backgrounds for better visibility at night or in dark settings
Auto Color Contrast: Preserves color and image quality when screen brightness is turned down for optimized viewing in dark settings
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
Connectivity Features
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Share a 4G LTE data connection with up to 10 wireless devices3
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Version 5.0
Supported Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, AVRCP, DI, GAVDP, GOEP, HDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP, HOGP, ScPP
Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/i/r
Wi-Fi Direct: Connect directly to devices
USB Tethering: 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 USB
A-GPS for Enhanced Location Accuracy
Power & Performance Features
Battery: 4000mAh (non-removable)
Talk Time: Up to 20 hours
Charging: USB Type-C port, wireless charging, and Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
Hearing Aids: Rated for M4 and T3

LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Storage Capacity
128 GB
Display Size
Native Resolution
2340 x 1080
1 x USB Type-C
1 x 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Camera System
Standard: 32 MP 1/2.8"-Type Sensor with a f/1.9 Lens (70° FoV)
Standard: 12 MP 1/2.6"-Type Sensor (1.4 µm Pixels) with a f/1.8 Lens
Ultra Wide: 13 MP 1/3.4"-Type Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a f/2.4 Lens (136° FoV)
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
6 GB
Qualcomm Snapdragon855
2.84 GHz Single-Core
2.42 GHz Triple-Core
1.79 GHz Quad-Core
Adreno 640
Storage Capacity
128 GB
Display Size
Native Resolution
2340 x 1080
Refresh Rate
60 Hz (at Max Brightness)
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Density
403 ppi
Panel Type
Screen Coating
Gorilla Glass 6
Input/Output Connectors
1 x USB Type-C
1 x 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone
1 x Down-Firing (73 dB)
1 x Up-Firing (73 dB)
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
SIM Card Slots
1 x Nano SIM
CDMA: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
CDMA2000: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5G
UMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 Bands
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth 5.0  
Camera System
Camera System
Standard: 32 MP 1/2.8"-Type Sensor with a f/1.9 Lens (70° FoV)
Standard: 12 MP 1/2.6"-Type Sensor (1.4 µm Pixels) with a f/1.8 Lens
Ultra Wide: 13 MP 1/3.4"-Type Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a f/2.4 Lens (136° FoV)
Focus Type
Rear Ultra Wide/Standard: Phase-Detect Autofocus
Video Recording
UHD 4K at up to 60 fps
Biometric Authentication
Fingerprint (Under-Screen)
IP Rating
Pointing Device
Internal Lithium-Ion (4000.0 mAh)
Fast Charging Technology
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
Wireless Charging
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.0 x 6.3 x 0.3" / 7.6 x 16.0 x 0.8 cm
6.79 oz / 192 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.32 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7 x 4.3 x 3.1"

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