Apple iPhone XS Max vs LG Velvet

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
458 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

84.29 %
88.89 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, 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 A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 620

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, 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)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3179 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: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 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, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 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 calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front

7 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz (208.0 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: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
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, 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
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, Video recording
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

Sep 12, 2018
Jun 30, 2020

FCC ID value: BCG-E3219A link
FCC ID value: ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.00 W/kg
0.23 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 1099
$ 600

User Manual

 
Download the LG Velvet Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, 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, 2018
May 07, 2020
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