LG G8 ThinQ Waterproof and Dustproof test?

LG fans can now expect another smartphone in the coming May 2019. LG is going to announce its latest LG G8 ThinQ smartphone in May 2019. The smartphone is expected to be priced at 52,990 INR and is packed with a whole lot of features. Since the device is not in the low budget segment many customers are eager to know whether the new LG G8 ThinQ is waterproof or not. So today in this post, we will conduct LG G8 ThinQ waterproof test for the same.

LG G8 ThinQ is a masterpiece on its own. Its a brilliantly crafted device with top-notch features in the market. It comes with a 6.1″ diplay with a resolution of 1440 by 3120 pixels. LG G8 ThinQ runs on Android 9 pie operating system. The device is powered by Octa-core processor and is coupled with 6 GB of RAM which can do almost anything. Talking about the camera, it has got 12MP + 12MP + 16MP camera . Apart from those, it has a promising 3500 mAh battery and a couple of sensors including Light sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer and Gyroscope.

LG G8 ThinQ Waterproof and Dustproof test?

LG G8 ThinQ Waterproof and Dustproof test?

In the modern smartphone era, everybody is looking for a waterproof smartphone. With increased activities like underwater photography, making and placing calls while showering, etc has increased the demand of waterproof smartphone.


A waterproof smartphone is a kind of smartphone which can resist any possible water damage. You might have seen some devices which immediately gets damage when they come in contact with water. This is not true at all for waterproof smartphones.

You will be happy to know that according to the official LG website, LG G8 ThinQ comes with IP68 waterproof ratings. This means that the device is indeed waterproof and can resist any accidental water damage. However, we will still conduct LG G8 ThinQ waterproof test to be sure.

LG G8 ThinQ Waterproof Test

In this waterproof test, we are going to put the device in water for 1 minute in a small water tank. After 1 minute, we will test the device for any abnormalities. This test will give us a rough idea whether the device is waterproof or not.

Camera Working, no damage
Screen Working, no damage
Speaker Working, no damage

LG G8 ThinQ Dustproof Test

In this test, we will keep the device in a sandy environment with lots of grain and sand particles with a running fan around it. This situation mimics dust storms and will check how the device holds in such conditions. This will help us verify that this device is dustproof or not.

Dust in I/O ports None
Dust in Speaker None


After performing a waterproof and dustproof test on LG G8 ThinQ, we can clearly say that the device is indeed waterproof and dustproof. This means that the device can withstand any accidental water splash. Also, you can use this device for underwater photography as well. Apart from that, you don’t need to worry about sand particles going inside your device as its dustproof as well.


This test is purely based on individual/team observation. This test will only give an idea whether a device is waterproof or not. So users are advised not to try this at home, as it might damage your device.

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