LG G8X ThinQ, which is a successor to the LG G8 ThinQ and the LG G8s ThinQ, has recently gone official in India. The smartphone, which has a detachable screen, is already available on sale. On the competition front in India, LG G8X ThinQ is up against Samsung Galaxy S10. News Nation brings to you the head to head comparison between LG G8X ThinQ and Samsung Galaxy S10 on the basis of specifications, features, and price.
LG G8X ThinQ
LG G8X ThinQ comes equipped with a 6.4-inch FHD+ (1080x2340 pixels) FullVision display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 403ppi pixel density. According to a report of NDTV’S Gadgets 360, the device is attached to a second screen with a similar resolution and a 2.1-inch mono display in the front that displays information such as date, time and battery life and notifications. It is a detachable display that connects to the phone via the USB Type-C port, and has a 360-degree freestop hinge. The device further has an in-display fingerprint sensor, and a small waterdrop-shaped display notch on the front.
LG G8X ThinQ runs on Android Pie and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 SoC, supported by 6GB of RAM. The device has an internal storage of 128GB which can be expanded using a microSD card (up to 2TB).
On the imaging front, LG G8X ThinQ comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel primary camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture along with a 13-megapixel secondary shooter with super wide-angle lens and a f/2.4 aperture. On the front, the smartphone sports a 32-megapixel camera with f/1.9 aperture.
The device packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The smartphone further has two 1.2W speakers, a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC which is tuned by Meridian Audio that promises exceptional sound quality. The phone measures 159.3x75.8x8.4mm, and weighs 192 grams. Also, it comes with IP68 water and dust resistance, supports HDR10, and is MIL-STD 810G compliant.
Connectivity options on the phone include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C, and more. The LG G8X ThinQ supports Google Lens. The price for LG G8X ThinQ in India has been set at Rs 49,999. The phone is available in a single Aurora Black colour option.
Samsung Galaxy S10
Launched in February 2019, Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with a 6.10-inch touchscreen display and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The smartphone is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 9820 SoC processor. It measures 149.90 x 70.40 x 7.80mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 157 grams. The phone is available in Prism Black, Prism Blue, Prism Green, and Prism White colours. It further features an IP68 rating for dust and water protection.
Samsung Galaxy S10 runs on Android 9.0 and is packed with a 3,400mAh non-removable battery. It comes with 8GB of RAM. The phone also supports wireless charging and as well as fast charging. On the imaging front, the smartphone houses a 12-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.5 aperture, a second 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a third 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture. It packs a 10-megapixel camera on the front with an f/1.9 aperture. While the rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus, the front camera features autofocus.
It packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card. The smartphone supports dual-SIM technology that also accepts Nano-SIM cards. Connectivity options on Galaxy S10 include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards.
Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and fingerprint sensor. Importantly, Samsung Galaxy S10 supports face unlock. In India, Samsung Galaxy S10 costs Rs 56,485.