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Display

Size

6.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

P-OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

88.89 %
88.65 %

Peak brightness

 
1100 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 620
Kryo 585

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4300 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

EIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front

16 MP (HDR)
16 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)
6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches (160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180.0 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: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver
Onyx black, Polar silver

Cellular

Carrier locked

 
Yes

5G

SA, NSA
n2, n5, n66, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD)

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.1

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
M3, T3

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
$ 800

User Manual

Download the LG Velvet Manual as a PDF file.
Download the OnePl​us 8 UW 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
Pre-Installed SIM Card, Warp Charge Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C Cable, Type-C Bullets Earphones, Screen Protector (pre-applied), SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Reference Guide, Important Consumer Safety Information

Availability

Officially announced

May 07, 2020
 
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