LG V20 vs LG V30S ThinQ

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

513 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

72.40 %
81.21 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

1040 x 160 pixels, Color, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

50 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (8.0 Oreo), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

14.17 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time

17.8 days (426 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

 
15.2 days (365 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"
Aperture size: F1.6; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Histogram, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Histogram, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)
5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Gray, Silver, Pink
Gray, Blue

Cellular

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), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes, Memo

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB Type-C Cable, Quick Charge 3.0 Charger, Headphones, SIM removal tool

MSRP price

 
$ 930

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 06, 2016
Feb 25, 2018
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