LG V20 vs LG Velvet

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
513 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

72.40 %
88.89 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

1040 x 160 pixels, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive
 

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 620

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, available to use: 50 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 (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
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

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Gray, Silver, Pink
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

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), 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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 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 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 30, 2020

 
FCC ID value: ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.23 W/kg

Body

 
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 600

User Manual

 
Download the LG Velvet Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

 
Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 06, 2016
May 07, 2020
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