These are two excellent devices, with different features: the Q6 has a large screen with thin edges, the Q8 integrates a secondary display
While waiting for Samsung to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 and Apple to present the iPhone 8, LG returns to the market by launching also in Italy two new smartphones, performing and suitable for a mid-range audience: the Q6, a device with very thin edges, and the Q8, in which stands out above all a secondary display.
These are two excellent devices, with different characteristics. Both mount a very large screen, although that of the "little brother" is slightly larger. Good internal specifications as well, starting with the Snapdragon processor. Both the Q6 and Q8 feature a refined design with rounded corners on all four sides. The photo compartment is also great, allowing for good shots using both the front and rear sensors. The Q6, however, features a single 13-megapixel main camera, while on the second smartphone LG has also integrated an 8MP wide-angle sensor, equipped with 135° field of view.
The LG Q6 is distinguished by its 5.5-inch FullVision display that, despite its very thin edges, is protected by an impact-resistant aluminum body. The screen is FullHD+ with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and a pixel-per-inch distribution of 439 PPI.
The phone is also interesting from the security point of view. On the Q6 there is, in fact, facial recognition. As anticipated, on both smartphones LG has chosen to focus on processors from Qualcomm. On the Q6 the Snapdragon 435 is supported by 3 GB of RAM. Discreet storage space: just 32 GB, however expandable via microSD.
If the rear camera is 13 megapixels, the front one is 5 MP and includes a wide-angle lens that ensures a field of view of 100°, ideal for taking good quality selfies. The Q6 will run Android 7.1.1, will arrive in late August and will cost around 350 euros.
In comparison to the previous model, the Q8 has technical features more performing. On the front, LG's smartphone mounts a 5.2-inch QuadHD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and 564 PPI. The innovative element is represented by the secondary screen, located on the upper area of the panel, which allows you to manage the main functions of the smartphone.
As for, however, the other technical features, the Q8 integrates edge the Snapdragon 820, has 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD).
As seen, the new device from LG integrates a respectable photographic compartment, consisting of two sensors, one 16 megapixel and one 8 MP, while the front one is 5 MP.
Good audio. In fact, the Q8 supports 32bit Quad DAC. The device is also water resistant and will begin to be sold at the end of July at a recommended price of 599.90 euros.