LG G8 ThinQ vs Motorola edge+

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Display

Size

6.1 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
563 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
385 PPI

Technology

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

83.66 %
95.87 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 106 GB
256GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
108 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; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 81 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera

 
ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
25 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.34 x 2.81 x 0.38 inches (161.07 x 71.38 x 9.6 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Smoky sangria, Thunder grey

Cellular

Carrier locked

 
Yes

5G

 
n2, n5, n66, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

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

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 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
 

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
 

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

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
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 820
$ 1000

User Manual

 
Download the Motor​ola edge+ Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
Charger, USB Type-C cable, Guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 24, 2019
Apr 22, 2020
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