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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
401 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

67.47 %
88.89 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 620

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

2691 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front

7 MP (HDR)
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

 
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 30, 2020

 
FCC ID value: ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.23 W/kg

Body

 
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 949
$ 600

User Manual

 
Download the LG Velvet Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 12, 2017
May 07, 2020
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