LG V30 vs LG G8 ThinQ vs LG Velvet

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.1 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI

Technology:

P-OLED
OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

81.21 %
83.66 %
88.89 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 640
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 50 GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
3500 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
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), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
16 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver, Purple, Blue
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Video out, Charging
Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 15, 2019
Jun 30, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFG820UM link
ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.98 W/kg
0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.29 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 820
$ 600

User Manual:

This is the official LG Velvet User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 31, 2017
Feb 24, 2019
May 07, 2020
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