Samsung Galaxy A90 5G vs LG Velvet vs LG G8X ThinQ

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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.8 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
P-OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

85.99 %
88.89 %
83.41 %

Features:

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 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 620
Adreno 640

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 106.4 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB
128GB, available to use: 102.8 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
Android (11, 10)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
4300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
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 4, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
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: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS
EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

32 MP (HDR)
16 MP (HDR)
32 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.49 x 3.01 x 0.33 inches (164.8 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)
6.27 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (159.3 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

7.27 oz (206.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

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, White
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver
Aurora black

Cellular

5G:

n78, Sub-6
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

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), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, 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, 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:

No 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
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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
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:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 30, 2020
Sep 18, 2019

FCC ID value:

ZNFG900UM link
ZNFG850UM link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg
1.28 W/kg

Phablet:

3.85 W/kg
3.82 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 600
$ 700

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

Availability

Officially announced:

May 07, 2020
Sep 06, 2019
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