LG G8 ThinQ vs LG Velvet

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI

Technology:

OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

83.66 %
88.89 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, 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 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 620

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 106 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 (9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi 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
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; 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) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
16 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

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)
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
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), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 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, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 15, 2019
Jun 30, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFG820UM link
ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.98 W/kg
0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.29 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 820
$ 600

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2019
May 07, 2020
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