LG Q8 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Affordable

LG Q8, a mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out LG Q8 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, this is not released into the market to buy.


Best Price: Rs.22,990(India), $299(USA)

LG Q8 Advantages (Pros):

  • LG Q8 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • It offers  6.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 80.8% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has superb pixel density for its Full HD+ resolution(~389 PPI) with 18:9 aspect ratio.
    • MIL-STD-810G compliant.
  • The device weighs moderate with 172 g and 8.4 mm in thickness.
  • It supports Single-SIM/Dual-SIM.
  • It provides 4 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • LG Q8 has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset and the performance is average with no major lags.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 506 GPU. So gaming performance is average, if you play heavy graphics games it will struggle a bit.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and expandable memory support up to 512 GB(uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers 12 MP(PDAF) with additional features like LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 7 MP( 18mm) front-facing camera.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3300 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for moderate usage. Supports Fast battery charging(Quick charge 3.0)
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • It offers great loudspeakers with DTS: X Surround Sound.
  • It is available in Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue colors to choose.
  • LG Q8 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins).

LG Q8 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • It is underpowered with SD450, they should have provided SD636 or SD660 chipset for better performance.
  • No dual camera set up.
  • Come with old Bluetooth 4.2 version. The latest is Bluetooth 5.0.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.

Check out LG Q8 Specifications:

General Features
Brand LG
Model Name Q8
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android OS, v8.1(Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Colors Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches, 99.7 cm2 (~80.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~389 ppi density)
Dimensions 160.1 x 77.1 x 8.4 mm (6.30 x 3.04 x 0.33 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch
Camera Features
Main Camera 12 MP(PDAF)
Other Main Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Selfie Camera 7 MP( 18mm)
Other Selfie Features
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
RAM and Storage
Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 512 GB(dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Stereo FM radio with RDS
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging(Quick Charging 3.0), IP68 dust/waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins), DTS: X Surround Sound

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Source
Check out Motorola One Power features which is a competitor to Q8

7.5 Total Score
Affordable !!!

LG Q8 smartphone comes with good features for its price, but it underpowered with Snapdragon 450. We suggest checking other mobiles also if you are looking mobile around 20k.

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