Xiaomi Mi 8 vs LG G8S ThinQ

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2248 pixels
1080 x 2248 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18.7:9

Pixel density

402 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

83.66 %
81.32 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3400 mAh
3550 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
10.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1096 min)

Stand-by time

 
6.2 days (150 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Autofocus
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
13 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF), Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm)
6.11 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 76.6 x 7.99 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.38 oz (181 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Mirror black, Mirror teal, Mirror white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Shopping information

In The Box

Mi 8 Protective cover / Power adapter / USB Type-C cable / Type-C to audio converter / SIM insertion tool / User guide
 

Availability

Officially announced

May 31, 2018
Jul 02, 2019
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