LG G8 ThinQ Review: A wasted opportunity

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  • Pubblicato il 14 apr 2019
  • LG’s new G8 ThinQ packs the performance you’d expect from a modern flagship phone and, as usual, it’s a great option for people who care about smartphone sound quality. Beyond that, there’s little here to set it apart from this year’s early crowd of premium devices, aside from a clever time-of-flight sensor that powers ambitious features that don’t actually work very well.
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Commenti • 576

  • M. ball
    M. ball 2 giorni fa

    What other phones have hiding sound

  • James Kristoff
    James Kristoff 2 giorni fa

    What are you..?? 5'6"

  • Barry Selfon
    Barry Selfon 10 giorni fa

    Another Samsung and Apple paid shill. They gush over the same phones that Apple comes out with year after year, yet bury LG for the same exact reason lol. The G8 does the same things the Galaxy or iPhone can do and some things even better. You notice that when Samsung and Apple release new phones they don't focus on their gimmicks. Only what they love about the phone. LG they focus on none of the good.

  • Amit Rawat
    Amit Rawat 10 giorni fa

    In india it is launched at a price cheaper than one plus 7t , that makes it the best phone in that price range for me.

  • JOSHaka OGER
    JOSHaka OGER 11 giorni fa

    I do notice a huge difference with the setting on ...would be nice with better speakers though 2 big ones or beats audio

  • Justin Andrews
    Justin Andrews 11 giorni fa +1

    This might be the most biased review ive seen of the lg g8 thinq. I bought the phone some months back and it does everything i need

  • Kanurd
    Kanurd 13 giorni fa

    Samsung tries to make foldable phone and fails
    Everyone: This is just the start it will evolve into something big
    Lg makes phone you can control without touching it
    Everyone: This is Useless Junk

  • Matthew Lemmers
    Matthew Lemmers 14 giorni fa

    Yes why do people seem to dislike their devices? Honestly to me this is the phone people really wanna buy. Currently this phone on Sprint is heavily discounted and feels great. I love the design and the feel of the software.

  • Jean Lain
    Jean Lain 16 giorni fa

    2:39 you can adjust the audio in the settings...

  • David Solomon
    David Solomon 23 giorni fa

    Lg remain my best phone

  • mabz gemz
    mabz gemz 26 giorni fa

    Shame on the reviewer when people who actually uses the phone says it's a great phone

  • jelly baby
    jelly baby 26 giorni fa

    Does do screen sharing natively with out wifi

  • chad smith
    chad smith 29 giorni fa

    Typical LG

  • Wanderer
    Wanderer 29 giorni fa


  • M.
    M. Mese fa +2

    Dude, you're really trying to sabotage this phone. This phone is way better than that. Another LG hater lol.

  • Anush Discover
    Anush Discover Mese fa

    Get the Brand New LG G8 ThinQ! @t

  • JP Cruz
    JP Cruz Mese fa

    Horrible biased review. Fire that idiotic senior editor.

  • azntactical
    azntactical Mese fa

    Got the phone free from at&t's promo. Just paying the service. Good deal.

  • The Lions Kiln
    The Lions Kiln Mese fa

    Owned a G5 and the best part was the removable battery and ease of access. Overall though- the camera has been horrible, the display is not anything special, the phone lags and tends to get hot. Probably wouldn't come back. Not sure why people get so upset as well below. Unless you work for LG, or you just bought one and now you need to validate yourself online.

  • Mr. Slap
    Mr. Slap Mese fa

    This is a no bueno review

  • Neon Nova MG
    Neon Nova MG Mese fa

    You didnt use the touchless controls right, theres people who have used it in their video with completely no issues and watching you use it is like watching a toddler learn to walk, also the phone has audio adjustments, you can change the type of audio in settings to make it more to your liking

  • Francis Taquin
    Francis Taquin Mese fa

    How to use the concert Mode ?? On the V30 it is automatic.

  • derek morrow
    derek morrow Mese fa

    He is absolutely correct with saying it is the slipperiest phone ever. I have had the phone for a week and it has slid of the arm of a cloth couch, numerous tables and counters, out of my pants pockets, and i even pinched it between my arm rest and middle seat of my truck which is a heavy arm rest and cloth; and it still slipped out of that. And now the top right edge of the screen is chipped. So defiantly buy a case with it. But other than it it being super slick it is a good phone, I've always liked LG phones and it doesn't disappoint. but you will need a grip case, i cant stress that enough.

  • Florian Popescu
    Florian Popescu Mese fa

    I'm not an LG user, but I do consider these kind of gestures being useful. You know, you want to respond a call, or watch some IT-clip, or listen to some music, but your hands are dirty from the kitchen. You just have to get used to it. It is a new technology but with time, it will become much more reliable.

  • Pamela Newhart
    Pamela Newhart Mese fa +1

    I'm taking bets on how long it takes Apple to copy LGs air motion technology and promote it with some fancy ad campaign like they invented it. All Apple does is copy and make cute commercials. LG actually makes great phones.

  • Fresh Freshh
    Fresh Freshh 2 mesi fa

    LG G8 just as good as the Galaxys and Iphones of the world, for half the price plus SD card and headphone jack

  • Juji Amen-ptah
    Juji Amen-ptah 2 mesi fa

    If it could read a palm while double gloved this would be a godsent for is in the operating room who wanna listen to our music while setting up but need to turn it off/down when the patient is in the room! Maybe next year with improvements...

  • Skyler B
    Skyler B 2 mesi fa +1

    Lol "mainstream" reviewers are such garbage when reviewing LG products.
    If Samsung or Apple came out with exactly the same ideas it'd be praised as the next coming of christ.
    Price to specs considered the G8 is a great buy especially with the sales going on with 50% off. I got mine for 400.

  • Nick Huynh
    Nick Huynh 2 mesi fa

    how do I turn off the camera shutter sound?

  • Ali Raza
    Ali Raza 2 mesi fa

    Lg didn't send them units for review that's why they are trying their best. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • cybertec69
    cybertec69 2 mesi fa

    It's another smartphone, just like all the rest of these manufacturers have been pushing outside.

  • Matthew Buttner
    Matthew Buttner 2 mesi fa

    Amazon has it on sale for $640...worth it?

  • zakahaaji
    zakahaaji 2 mesi fa

    I call this blackfriday, the last android of the glaxy 🤸‍♀️

  • JP Cruz
    JP Cruz 2 mesi fa

    Horrible review. I'm rocking my LG G7 and it's a great phone with an awesome camera and it's also very fast. Typical biased reviewers. If it's not apple or Samsung , they always cry about it. Smh

  • Guy FromCali
    Guy FromCali 2 mesi fa

    does the G8 have that "knock" feature where you double tap the screen to wake up the phone?

  • Sequences
    Sequences 2 mesi fa

    Whooooooo, lots of people paid to complain about this review out there.
    Aside from the Snapdragon upgrade, this phone is pretty much my V35 Thinq still. Everything else about it is mostly software, software that LG could probably put on my phone too but refuse to do because they can't make a phone worth upgrading to unless they force you to do it. What a joke. I expect my phone to last for a while, sure, but LG isn't going to get people to just buy incremental upgrades like this.

  • biggs949597 s
    biggs949597 s 2 mesi fa

    He had the nerve to say things get dicey when it comes to the G8 camera that is literally the greatest thing on this camera on this phone I mean it is the most awesome camera on the market right now I trade it in an S10 Plus for this and I don't look back I did comparative pictures the G8 is better in almost every situation and the wide angle on the G8 is better than the one on the S10 plus because LG has mastered it cuz they've been doing it for like for Generations now so f*** Samsung and I'm no Fanboy either I just get sick of these reviewers doing this s*** LG is a dog when it comes to cameras they are one of the top in the world

  • SMbigpapi
    SMbigpapi 2 mesi fa +1

    I've had mine for a little while now and I fucking love it

  • bboyee
    bboyee 2 mesi fa

    Sorry azz review

  • Jessica Rambally
    Jessica Rambally 2 mesi fa

    People crap on LG phones while they're the cheapest flagships around now got a g8 for 335 usd

  • Son K
    Son K 3 mesi fa

    Thanks for making the video, but I think your negativities is way too much. This is a great start for LG and for us, as customers. I can just see how a smartphone should be with LG

  • Joe Euby
    Joe Euby 3 mesi fa

    I smell biased a mile away. Just bought my LG G8 THINQ just for you hater. To the right of the like button...I smashed it 👎👎🖕🖕🖕

  • a
    a 3 mesi fa

    LG literally does nothing well 😂 phones are underwhelming and gimmicky. Displays aren't even up to par when Apple is desperate for a new vendor but is still force to buy from Samsung while fighting them. We're not sheeps buying the same thing because we're dumb, we're sheeps to Apple and Samsung because we have no better choices! 🤦‍♂️

  • vemor
    vemor 3 mesi fa

    For the butt hurt people: it’s an Android phone, among a shit ton of them; nothing special; on top of that, you have to wait forever for updates too, so...

  • Jonel Gacha!
    Jonel Gacha! 3 mesi fa


  • Joyjeet Paul
    Joyjeet Paul 3 mesi fa

    What's the current price of it as of now. ?

  • Jayden 1980
    Jayden 1980 3 mesi fa

    Dude stop doing reviews pleasssssseeeee ugh so annoying...

  • Arc. Charles
    Arc. Charles 3 mesi fa

    Hate Speach 💬

  • daniel hoover
    daniel hoover 3 mesi fa

    Isn't Google talking about using the same technology? Oh wait, it won't be a thing until Apple does it, right?

  • Mak Don
    Mak Don 3 mesi fa

    That shit looks like a iphone they can't make a original product

  • raleigh israely
    raleigh israely 3 mesi fa

    sorry but that guy is by no mean try to show the bad side of the phone and a little tip most of the bad side he showed are easy to configure and works not bad but he didn"t talk abut the screen and a lot of others this phone is 100% very good for daily use i don"t see any samsund that i "ll say the same....

  • Deanna B
    Deanna B 3 mesi fa

    I got mine yesterday..im STOOKED🍦

  • Gal
    Gal 3 mesi fa

    Sorry but what did the S10 do? A hole in the screen. Really, there is nothing more to it, but you all praised it. At least LG are still innovating.
    Also, the screen is better than the S10. It doesn't turn blue when shifted like the S10.
    And what about the Face Recognition? This is the best Face Recognition on any Android device.

  • Señor Ham
    Señor Ham 3 mesi fa

    Dude needs to explore the sound better. I legit was gong to get new speakers for my car... After getting this phone? No need. It seriously took the sound game up a notch. Just furthers my opinions. LG phones, Samsung TVs

  • Mr Comer
    Mr Comer 3 mesi fa

    Greasy ✋s= slippery 📱😉😄

  • B Chow
    B Chow 3 mesi fa

    dude for 450 dollars its far better than samsung shit

  • fake line
    fake line 3 mesi fa

    did u go with manual mode with the camera?

  • Mike August
    Mike August 3 mesi fa

    worthless hipster with a worthless opinion

  • Medico Kokun
    Medico Kokun 3 mesi fa

    I can't stand your face

  • runningbandit
    runningbandit 3 mesi fa

    I just purchased mine at Bestbuy for sprint for less than $110, well okay, $160 with those taxes. It’s $4.59/month for 24 months. I have to pick it up still, but am excited and definitely cannot beat it at that price. Especially after using some bestbuy gift cards that had been burning a hole in my pocket.