Xiaomi Mi 9 vs LG G8 ThinQ

$253.40 VIEW ON AMAZON
$499.00 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

85.23 %
83.66 %

Features

HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), 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 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Third camera

16 megapixels
 

Features

Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus
 

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Purple, Blue
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

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), 28(700 APT)
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)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port
OTG, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

MSRP price

 
$ 820
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