Samsung Galaxy A20 vs LG Velvet vs LG G8 ThinQ

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.8 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 268 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
P-OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

84.95 %
88.89 %
83.66 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7884
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 620
Adreno 640

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 20.3 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
4300 mAh
3500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
16 MP (HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black,Deep blue, Red
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 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

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 19, 2019
Jun 30, 2020
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA205U
ZNFG900UM
ZNFG820UM

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.09 W/kg
0.23 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body:

0.60 W/kg
1.02 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.37 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg
1.12 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet:

3.94 W/kg
3.85 W/kg
3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 250
$ 600
$ 820

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

May 07, 2020
Feb 24, 2019
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