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LG G3 vs LG G5 vs LG G8 ThinQ

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.3 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 538 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 554 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

75.22 %
70.15 %
83.66 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996 (14 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 530
Adreno 640

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB, available to use: 22.4 GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
2800 mAh
3500 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
8 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.26 oz (149.0 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Purple, Pink, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 30, 2014
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value:

ZNFD855
ZNFG820UM

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.21 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.99 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.76 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 820

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

May 27, 2014
Feb 21, 2016
Feb 24, 2019
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