LG G5 vs LG G8 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.15 %
83.66 %

Features

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

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, 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, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

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

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
 

Colors

 
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Available to use

22.4 GB
106 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
USB OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25
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, 46

UMTS

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

Data

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

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 15, 2019

 
FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.98 W/kg

Body

 
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
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

 
$ 820
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