LG G8 ThinQ vs Xiaomi Mi 9T

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Display

Display size

6.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

563 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
85.94 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
430 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

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: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Autofocus
Pop-up, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.17 x 2.93 x 0.35 inches (156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.74 oz (191 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Carbon Black, Flame Red, Glacier Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 618

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

106 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

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; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 3.1
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Phone profiles
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 15, 2019
 

FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link
 

FCC 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
Power adapter, Simple protective cover, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, User guide, Warranty card

MSRP price

$ 820
 
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