LG Q8 Specs and Price

LG Q8 Smartphone
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Announced July 2017, the LG Q8 is a good candidate worth checking out by buyers looking for a device that enjoys water protection and offers solid features. The LG Q8, regarded a more budget friendly alternative to the V20, has dual displays and dual rear camera.

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LG Q8 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.2-inch IPS Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (564ppi)
  • 160 x 1040 pixels Secondary Display
  • Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 13MP + 8MP Dual Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data (up to 300 Mbps)
  • 3000 mAh Li-ion Battery

LG Q8 Dual Screen Smartphone

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Design and Display

This potential mid-ranger rocks a metal body that improves durability. Its weight and thickness are okay at 146 g and 8 mm respectively. LG Q8 boasts water and dust resistance with an IP67 rating. You can leave it in water of up to 1 meter depth for 30 minutes without it developing issues.

The LG Q8 rocks a spectacular 5.2-inch IPS display, making it more portable than the V8. The screen boasts Quad HD resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels for a very high pixel density of roughly 564 ppi.

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It has a scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 4 residing on top. The LG Q8 smartphone also offers a secondary display with a resolution of 1,040 x 160 pixels.


You get a pair of cameras on the back of the LG Q8. One has a resolution of 13 megapixels and the second 8 megapixels. It appears dual rear camera is more and more becoming the in-thing these days.

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The Camera features include laser autofocus, optical image stabilisation, and dual LED flash. The device shoots stunning 4K videos. For selfies, you get a ‘normal’ 5 megapixel snapper with f/1.9 aperture and Full HD video recording capability.

Hardware and Other Features

The 2016 flagship-grade Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with four Kryo cores gets the show on the road here. It runs at speeds up to 2.15 GHz. Support comes from an Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB RAM. Onboard storage is 32 GB, expandable by up to 256 GB.

The 4G LTE-enabled LG Q8 boots Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Juice comes from a 3,000mAh non removable Li-Ion battery. The phone offers a fingerprint scanner on the rear and has a reversible USB Type-C connector. Wireless connectivity options include dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA. You also get Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC support.

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LG Q8 Price and availability

LG Q8 is not yet available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, LG Q8 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 205,000 Naira to 350,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.

LG Q8 Specs

Here are a few specs of the LG Q8:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Quad-core Processor: 2.15GHz dual-core & 1.6GHz dual-core (Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820)
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Titan
  • Dimension: 149 x 71.9 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 146 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count:


  • Display: 5.2-inch IPS Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (564ppi)
  • Secondary Display: 160 x 1040 pixels
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP + 8MP Dual Camera, 2160p ultra HD 4K Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual LED Flash, HDR, OIS, Laser Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: Yes (IP67 certified)
  • Dust Resistant: Yes (IP67 certified)
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 3000 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article LG Q8 Specs and Price was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: July 31st, 2019
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