Apple iPhone XS vs LG V40 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1125 x 2436 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

459 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.64 %
83.68 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
6.25 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches (158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
 

Colors

 
Aurora black, Moroccan blue

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

 
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

512 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Available to use

 
47.58 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), LG UX UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

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
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2659 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.2 days (413 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Music playback

60.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.90 W/kg
 

Body

0.99 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.99 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 1349
$ 900

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 12, 2018
Oct 03, 2018
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