Xiaomi Mi 9 vs LG G8S ThinQ

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2248 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

85.23 %
81.32 %

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

48 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

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
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)
6.11 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 76.6 x 7.99 mm)

Weight

6.10 oz (173 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); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Purple, Blue
 

Colors

 
Mirror black, Mirror teal, Mirror white

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

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 1000 GB

OS

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

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3550 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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
 
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