4 ways the LG G8 ThinQ’s time-of-flight front camera could be more than a gimmick

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Selfies and security for the win.

With just a couple weeks left until Mobile World Congress, a clearer picture—quite literally—is beginning to emerge of LG’s next flagship phone, the G8 ThinQ. Previously teased in a cryptic video with the tagline “Goodbye Touch,” we now know one thing for sure about the new handset: It’ll take great selfies.

In a joint announcement with chipmaker Infineon, LG says the G8 ThinQ will feature time-of-flight technology in the front camera, allowing it to sense depth in all kinds of light. Infineon touts the tech as having little impact on battery life and providing faster results than the algorithm-based depth-sensing methods that we see in the Pixel and other phones.

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