LG G4 vs LG V20

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

538 ppi
513 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

72.46 %
72.40 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

 
1040 x 160 pixels, Color, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Available to use

21.9 GB
50 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3200 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

18.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)
14.17 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.8 days (426 hours)
the average is 21 days (504 h)

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Macro mode, 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, Histogram, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)
6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)
6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Shock; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Interchangeable covers
 

Keys

Back: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Back: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gray, Brown, White
Gray, Silver, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)
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+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), 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), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), 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), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback

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

Jul 16, 2015
 

FCC ID value: ZNFH815 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.75 W/kg
 

Body

0.38 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.34 W/kg
 

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.61 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Handsfree, Charger, USB cable, Manual
 

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 28, 2015
Sep 06, 2016
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