LG G5 vs LG Velvet

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

70.15 %
88.89 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

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

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
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: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP
16 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

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

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
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), 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 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850)

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 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, 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)

Hearing aid compatible:

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

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
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