The LG G8 is not able to fold, it does not take 4K selfies, and will not raise another phone wireless. It's pretty much using the same G7 design last year, which means it does not have a triple set of cameras like the V40. But this may be one of the most notable phones of the year.
The big question is whether one can translate to sell, but my jade hands can not wait to pick up the G8 following a LG briefing. I was eager to try it almost as much as $ 2,000 Samsung Galaxy Polding. And I was walking away feeling that LG could be on something, after a series of one-to-one gear goes all the way back to the G5 and the second V20 modular accessories.
Personally, the G8 is basically G7 with a vertical camera series. On paper, the G8 is a typical LG typical phone, filled with high-end specifications that put it in a good company with the rest of the 2019 premium phones:
- Demonstration: 6.1-inch OLED Quad HD, 3120×1440, 564ppi
- Processor: Snapdragon 855
- RAM: 6GB
- Storage: 128GB
- Back camera: 16MP broad, f / 1.9 + 12MP standard, f / 1.5
- Front camera: 8MP, f / 1.7
- Battery: 3,500mAh
But the G8 is the phone G & # 39; LG first in a time that does not feel a little bit of food. For one, the last one uses an OLED display, a previously saved feature for its phones. But even more importantly, he does not have to wait to use the latest Snapdragon 855 processor. Cymcomm's unique collaboration with Samsung on the 835 and 845 forced the G7 to reach late months, and the G6 to use older chips. It also has the other features LG has been adding to its phones; Over the years: Quad DAC, Boombox sound, IP68, HDR10, AI Cam, and the specific Google Assistant button.
In design design, the G8 still remains in LG, with meat and cheese, and bezels are prominent around. It's not awful, but it will not win any prizes either, and as the G7 it emulates, it looks very close to the latest handsets from Samsung and Apple. The back camera is completely under a glass, however, which gives a tougher touch to the phone.
Inside the note you will see the biggest changes to the G8. First of all, you it will not find a receiver, because LG has turned the entire display into a speaker by combining his Boombox magnifier with new OLED Crystal Sound technology. LG says that you will be able to listen clearly underwater-something that I can not test – but you will need to be more aware of the volume of your calls from anyone listening to what the other person says.
A time-of-flight company is also new to the station, and here is where LG is wild. Previously, LG announced the use of the Infineon sensor, but now we know that it is more than a face recognition and a better identity (although the G8 brings both) . LG uses its Z & # 39; camera to let you control your phone in really unique ways, from the name ID ID and AirMotion.
If I do not have the most LG names, I do not know what it is. When the new features were published, there were hearing snikers in the room. But although they may appear to be the type of gimmering that typically eats the 2015 phone rather than 2019, they are not as true as they sound. Even after just an hour of playing with them, I can see how they might be useful. If LG takes the time of development, G8 uncomfortable gestures may one day become as common as the fingerprint detector or navigation bar.
Speaking about the fingerprint sensor, the G8 has one standard on the back, but that is the least convenient way to unlock. Like the iPhone, you can also register a 3D scan of the face for unlocking secure surfaces, and LG says that it works in all kinds of light thanks to the ToF sensor. I did not have to check it in a low light, but it worked well in a normal shadow setting.
Much more unique and revolutionary is Hand ID, the other new safe biometric on the G8. Hand Hand takes advantage of the infrared sensor of the camera to read the character of absorbent haemoglobin into your hands' veins. If that sounds cool, it's because it's. What is confident is that it works.
At least it's done when you get it right. It took me a few minutes to find out where to lay my hand and how loud it was for the camera – about six inches above the phone and close to the note. That is a fairly specific location. But when I sailed, I was stuck over the G8 really unlocking the phone immediately.
Now, I know what you're thinking: Why would a manual sensor ever be needed when the G8 has a fingerprint sensor and a 3D surface face recognition? I thought the same thing until I unlocked a phone that sat on a table, without enforcing my head so that a magazine scanner could read my eyes, or to reach a fingerprint scanner. As gymics go, it's pretty good.
Unlocking can not do your hands on the G8. There is also AirMotion, a brand new branding system that allows you to control basic commands without touching the screen. Like Hand ID, equal parts are perfect and quite incredible. Once the sensor locks on your hand again, my best is when my hand was roughly six inches of the sensor – you can open apps, control music, and answer calls with a flash of your wrist when your hands will be wet or your phone is a holder. You will see a infrared scan of a hand in a small window at the top of the screen
In its current state, AirMotion is quite basic-more party or characteristic change in the game. But I can see the potential, assuming that LG is continuing to develop technology. I can see AirMotion really becoming a commercial feature of LG phones that gives people a reason again. I got a blast using it and I can not wait to try it in a less controlled location. Even more, I want to see the future – what LG G10 will do with her, two generations out.
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