LG Q8 vs Apple iPhone 12 vs Google Pixel 5

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Display

Size:

5.2 inches
6.1 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 565 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 430 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

69.55 %
87.24 %
86.75 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display:

1.8 inches, 160 pixels 1040 x, IPS LCD, Colors: 16 777 216, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Yes
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 22 GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
iOS (14.x)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
2815 mAh
4080 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 10 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (149 x 71.9 x 8 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)
5.70 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm)

Weight:

5.15 oz (146.0 g)
5.78 oz (164.0 g)
5.33 oz (151.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple
Just black, Sorta sage

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n258, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 3(1800), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Step detector
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A4RGD1YQ

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.16 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829
$ 700

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 20, 2017
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
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