The LG G8 ThinQ isn¡¯t the most amazing phone in the whole wide world, but it might just be the best bang for the buck this Black Friday. In April, we wrote that ¡°you¡¯ll get a lot of phone for your money¡± if you managed to find it at $699 ¡ª but today, you can snap up the unlocked version for just $400 at Amazon! That¡¯s $450 off the original price.
For that money, you¡¯ll be getting a sharp 6.1-inch OLED-screened handset that works on any GSM or CDMA carrier and comes with flagship specs, including a Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a large 3,500 mAh battery, twin rear cameras (including wide angle before wide angle was cool), a rear fingerprint sensor and an honest-to-goodness 3.5mm headphone jack with a high fidelity quad-DAC. If you¡¯re still kicking around with wired headphones, LG is consistently one of the best brands to plug them into.
As a $850 phone, it felt pretty gimmicky, and the company doesn¡¯t have the best track record with timely software updates. Plus, the G8X is now out with its dual screens at $700 on sale. But $400 for the G8 is a solid deal.
Still, you may want to check out our guide to all the best Black Friday phone deals before you commit ¡ª because $300 for a Pixel 3A or Razer Phone 2 is also solid savings for an amazing camera or speedy screen, and you can find the brand-new Pixel 4 and excellent Galaxy S10e at around the $600 mark.
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