LG records 350 cr in revenue from G8X sale on Flipkart Big Billion Days sale

LG G8X ThinQ is part of the company’s popular G-series of smartphones. The dual-screen phone comes with an additional 2.1-inch cover display and 32-megapixel front camera. 

The LG G8X ThinQ comes with dual cameras on the back, a 12MP and a 13MP super wide-angle, and a 32MP selfie shooter
The LG G8X ThinQ comes with dual cameras on the back, a 12MP and a 13MP super wide-angle, and a 32MP selfie shooter (LG)

LG Electronics recorded 350 crore in revenue from the sale of its premium LG G8X smartphone in less than 12 hours of opening sale on Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale.

LG had launched G8X ThinQ in India in December last year. The phone is originally priced at 49,999, but the company offered the phone at a special price of 19,990. The phone is currently listed on Flipkart as “coming soon” with a price tag of 21,990.

“This special offer is an effort by LG to provide our customers with an opportunity to grab the ultimate LG G8X phone at an affordable price which is not hard on their pockets at all and bring a smile to their face, ahead of the festive season,” Advait Vaidya, Business Head, India - Mobile Computing at LG Electronics India said in a release.

According to an IANS report, LG sold around 1.75 lakh units of the G8X ThinQ. The company is also planning to replenish the stock to meet consumer demands.

LG G8X ThinQ

In case you did not know, the G8X is one of the company’s first attempt at dual-screen phones. The phone comes with a 6.4-inch full HD+ FullVision primary displays with 19:5:9 aspect ratio and 403ppi pixel density. It also has a 2.1-inch OLED cover display.

The smartphone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB built-in storage. The smartphone supports expandable storage up to 2TB via a microSD card. A 4,000mAh battery powers the dual-screen phone.

LG G8X comes with two rear cameras – 12-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.8 and 78-degree view-angle) and 13-megapixel secondary sensor (f/2.4, 136-degree super-wide-angle). On the front, it has a 32-megapixel selfie camera.

Other features of the phone include 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC, IP68 certification for water resistance, and LTE support. The phone is available in Aurora Black colour option.

“The phone also allows users to turn mobile gaming up a notch with the LG Game Pad that provides users a complete view of the game on one screen and a full controller on the other. LG’s G8X allows users to also pin apps on top of the screens, enabling users to effectively keep track on the desired apps like stocks, sports score, compare pricing of multiple stores while shopping, etc,” said LG in the release.