LG G8 ThinQ Smartphone To Feature Advanced Facial Recognition

Written by Gina Stephens

LG has set a few more details about its next flagship camera, in the run-up to this year's Mobile World Congress where it is set to be announced. 

We scholarly that it will be called the LG G8 ThinQ, and that it will feature ToF technology as part of its front camera array.


What is ToF technology?

ToF, or old hat of flight technology, uses image sensor chip technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the to capture infrared light as it is bounced off the subject, giving a faster and more gear result in ambient light and lessening the load on the processor compared to other methods. Other 3D technologies use complex algorithms to calculate an object's hauteur from the camera lens, and this new REAL3 sensor from Infineon Technologies AG looks to be a step forward. 

Other phones sooner a be wearing used ToF technology before this one – the Honor View 20 has a rear-facing ToF sensor. The technology should be great for photography lovers, allowing numerous accurate background blur in portraits, as well as offering a secure face unlock. It will also assist with AR applications, delivering an great recognition rate. 

LG say it'll 'deliver a new level of front camera capability in a smartphone'. The G8 ThinQ is due to be announced fully encompassing 25-28 February 2019, during MWC in Barcelona. 


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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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