G8 ThinQ hands-on: LG's newest flagship

  • Published on Feb 24, 2019
  • The LG G8 ThinQ is an updated version of the G7 - and it can read your palm. LG’s big upgrade this year is a new front-facing camera that can detect motion for gesture controls, take improved selfies, and use the pattern of veins in your palm to unlock the phone with Hand ID.
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Comments • 246

  • The Verge
    The Verge  6 months ago +62

    Would you use a phone that unlocks with your veins?

  • Richie Charles
    Richie Charles 5 months ago

    A lot of things in this video that are pretty interesting he just brushes off as "weird".

  • Pete Dawson
    Pete Dawson 5 months ago +1

    Parting words of no innovation lol ..hand gestures, see your blood, 3d face mapping more secure than apple, sound through your freekin skull, sound through the screen, is someone here just following what other short sighted reviews have said mmmmm

  • Ying Ming
    Ying Ming 6 months ago

    The best phone ❤

  • Jordan Karavasilis
    Jordan Karavasilis 6 months ago

    Things that make a great phone: Great Screen Great Camera Great Speakers Great Processer, literally that's it.

  • Jordan Karavasilis
    Jordan Karavasilis 6 months ago +1

    I give LG credit for thinking out the box.

  • Alex McCaffrey
    Alex McCaffrey 6 months ago

    Totally unremarkable.

  • gautam govilkar
    gautam govilkar 6 months ago +1

    Dude, how many times you're gonna say weird and bizarre?!

  • Karl Johan Lea
    Karl Johan Lea 6 months ago

    Hand ID is simple. Just pretend you're a magician about to pull a rabbit out of the phone.

  • Surender Dhanashekaran
    Surender Dhanashekaran 6 months ago

    again this guy...hate it man

  • Ahmed khogali
    Ahmed khogali 6 months ago

    Let me guess you didn't like it

  • Quantum Zain
    Quantum Zain 6 months ago

    The video is really.. cool and kinda wierd..

  • Shakeib Shaida
    Shakeib Shaida 6 months ago

    Most video bombed review ever

  • Venkatesh K
    Venkatesh K 6 months ago

    It's weird... Where you choose to stand and talk... 😅 😅

  • spooky electric
    spooky electric 6 months ago +1

    This is such a bad impressions video. Like his whole thing is that he isn't used to using the new features, so they're "weird."

  • Nipun Kakar
    Nipun Kakar 6 months ago

    I really like the gesture tech and hope to see it get more advanced in future

  • Mason U
    Mason U 6 months ago

    Wierd and bizarre, nothing stands out! Great review! Keep the wonderful Samsung and Apple reviews coming! Good job...........👍 The Verge hmm...... Lol

  • Alex-Zander Garner
    Alex-Zander Garner 6 months ago +2

    "Snapdragon 855....." ... "Lackluster"
    What a terrible host.

    • Tony Da Realest
      Tony Da Realest 3 months ago

      I had to replay that over to make sure u heard correctly.

  • Eir Apps
    Eir Apps 6 months ago

    Who with the Verge?

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 6 months ago

    The latest iPhone has 4GB of RAM and 6GB of RAM is considered "lackluster'

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 6 months ago

    Welcome to the verge...
    Where Apple bias reigns supreme.

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 6 months ago +3

    The way this guy speaks is really annoying

  • sumon kakati
    sumon kakati 6 months ago

    I have no regret disliking this video.

  • Chris Man
    Chris Man 6 months ago

    The poor people who try to live their lives in the room behind him...

  • Rokas Anonimas
    Rokas Anonimas 6 months ago +5

    this was a bit more positive video than I expected because The Verge has always been biased against LG, I am just interested what did LG do to them or how much they were paid to constantly bash LG no matter how good their phones are 😁

  • Leesam Spike
    Leesam Spike 6 months ago

    Not the LG, he is weird!

  • meliss laura
    meliss laura 6 months ago

    Contact this hacker on instagram @don_cole07 or WhatsApp +19512689065, he helped me to unlock my phone with very affordable price try him .....

  • YsoSerious
    YsoSerious 6 months ago +5

    I swear, if Apple had done the Crystal sound tech or Vein ID these same guys would be going crazy over it.
    It's dope tech give credit where it's due man.

  • Hiram Ramos
    Hiram Ramos 6 months ago

    Oh shut up

  • David Müller
    David Müller 6 months ago

    So what do we have this year?
    Foldable Rolex.
    Skyhigh phone.
    W t f?
    At least they're helping us save some money...

  • sakitech
    sakitech 6 months ago +5

    He is trying hard not to say LG G8 is a disaster.

  • prateek choudhary
    prateek choudhary 6 months ago

    At 0:26 there comes a women in the background and then exits

  • Everything Cool
    Everything Cool 6 months ago +1


  • aluvimoto
    aluvimoto 6 months ago

    3:15 Oooopppsss

  • Fransisco Samara
    Fransisco Samara 6 months ago +1

    That vein-unlock thing ISN'T weird man.
    Wide notches ARE weird.
    Come on.

  • Amit Cohen
    Amit Cohen 6 months ago

    I will keep Shabbat for Chaim

  • Pranit Tamang
    Pranit Tamang 6 months ago

    Now V series is a new Flagship mobile phines from LG.

  • SSC forum
    SSC forum 6 months ago

    Then what is so innovative about S10

  • SSC forum
    SSC forum 6 months ago

    May be price that should compel

  • Max Vargas
    Max Vargas 6 months ago

    ThinQ next 💁🏻‍♀️

  • UrMumGay
    UrMumGay 6 months ago +2

    Today... I have the... LG G8.... With me today......at MWC 2019....

  • Ayush Mishra
    Ayush Mishra 6 months ago

    This guy is so terrible in front of camera

  • Varun Biday
    Varun Biday 6 months ago

    Nothing that stands out? What phone uses your veins to unlock?

  • Shreyash Anand
    Shreyash Anand 6 months ago +1

    The Galaxy S10 launches with the same specs and a hole in the screen, and it has more exciting features and stands out more than this. Difficult to comprehend.

  • Gaurav Agarwal
    Gaurav Agarwal 6 months ago +16

    I'll use this video to explain 'bias' in a psychology class.

  • 김재현
    김재현 6 months ago


  • Jasper Buan
    Jasper Buan 6 months ago

    Video would've been better if the host didn't stutter so much.

  • Yohanel Urena
    Yohanel Urena 6 months ago +1

    That sound nomatter where you hold it it's the same but weird to this guy?? C'mon dude. It's coming from the screen. And it's 100% same volume but weird to you??

  • Training Via VR
    Training Via VR 6 months ago +1

    Are you recording this video at a open house or something?

  • yidingcao
    yidingcao 6 months ago

    It’s not weird at all. Many Fin-tech companies in Europe use your hand to unlock and verify your identity.

  • Sambit Mohanty
    Sambit Mohanty 6 months ago

    Idk why, but just about every reviewer seems to be biased against LG phones. Although he did say it's a "complete package", still, I think LG deserves some more positive reviews. I mean, c'mon. There's nothing wrong with that phone!!

  • Suman K.C.
    Suman K.C. 6 months ago

    Samsung and LG still keeping headphone jack in 2019
    Apple: Am I joke to you?

  • Suman K.C.
    Suman K.C. 6 months ago

    Samsung and LG still keeping headphone jack in 2019
    Apple: Am I joke to you?

  • N
    N 6 months ago +2

    3:42 USB-C charging :D That is an important spec ...for someone who never uses Android and doesn't know that there isn't a single Android without it for years now.

    • N
      N 6 months ago

      @Dmytro Dzhuhalyk I said "for years", meaning new android phones, especially flagships.

    • Dmytro Dzhuhalyk
      Dmytro Dzhuhalyk 6 months ago

      He-he, there is a lot of Android phones with micro-usb. Maybe it is you, who never use Android?

  • Beerus The Destroyer
    Beerus The Destroyer 6 months ago +2

    LG just get out of my veins

  • Benedek Szénási
    Benedek Szénási 6 months ago +2

    This guy tho. What a terrible host

  • Helmin Jinoz
    Helmin Jinoz 6 months ago +1

    Hand ID is game changing for those with sweaty hands, fingerprint scanners dont work well with us

  • Nitin Stark
    Nitin Stark 6 months ago

    Nice one LG

  • Wydrox XV
    Wydrox XV 6 months ago +2

    pretty dope for me

  • M C
    M C 6 months ago

    Emos hate this