LG announces Q8 2018 with IP68 rating, stylus pen

LG announces Q8 2018 with IP68 rating, stylus pen

LG recently announced a reboot to the LG Q8, the Q8 2018, with a new stylus pen feature.

Last year, the LG Q8 sports a flagship processor, however, they’ve toned it down by having a Snapdragon 450 as its chipset. The 2018 version comes with a 6.2-inch 18:9 display with 2160 x 1080 resolution, a Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor, a 4GB RAM, a 64GB internal storage, a 16MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera, and a 3,300mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. The company retained the device’s Hi-Fi Quad DAC audio and IP68 dust and water resistance.


They also introduced a unique feature which is the implementation of a stylus pen that provides creativity for users.

LG Q8 2018 specifications:

  • 6.2″ 18:9 FHD+ display @ 2160 x 1080px, 389ppi
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • expandable up to 2TB via microSD card
  • 16MP PDAF rear camera w/ Q lens
  • 5MP front camera (100-degrees)
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • USB Type-C 2.0
  • Hi-Fi Quad DAC
  • DTS:X stereo sound
  • FM Radio
  • IP68 dust and water resistance
  • Stylus Pen
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3,300mAh battery w/ Quick Charge 3.0
  • 160.1 x 77.7 x 8.4mm
  • 172g

Pricing and availability of the LG Q8 2018 are yet to be announced.

Source: LG Korea

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