LG G5 vs LG V30 vs LG Velvet

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
6.0 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 554 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
P-OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

70.15 %
81.21 %
88.89 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 540
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 22.4 GB
64GB, available to use: 50 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
3300 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP
13 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 12 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

8 MP
5 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
16 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.61 oz (159.0 g)
5.57 oz (158.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Silver, Purple, Blue
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 66(AWS-3)
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3
M4, T3

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:

Jun 30, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg

Phablet:

3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 600

User Manual:

This is the official LG Velvet User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 21, 2016
Aug 31, 2017
May 07, 2020
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