HTC U12+ vs LG G8 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

537 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 6
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

80.20 %
83.66 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla 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
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, 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

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 46 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Macro mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, 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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

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

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.17 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (156.6 x 73.9 x 9.7 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Blue, Red
 

Colors

 
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Available to use

 
106 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), 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, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
USB OTG

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

23.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

24 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 19, 2018
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value: NM82Q55200 link
FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.66 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body

0.53 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.33 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.64 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.88 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 820

Availability

Officially announced

May 23, 2018
Feb 24, 2019
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