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Apple iPhone 7 (256GB) vs LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone 7 vs LG G8 ThinQ phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG G8 ThinQ X08Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1960
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPhone 7 X20LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


08 Advantages Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)
iPhone 7 (256GB)vsG8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
 136%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (245GB user available)vs128GB (104GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vsUFS 2.1
 21%21%
+Lighter
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs167 grams (5.85 ounces)
 18%18%
+Thinner
7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsP-OLED
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported

20 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)vsiPhone 7 (256GB)
 43%43%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.34Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR4
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs750x1334 pixels
 73%73%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
563 PPIvs326 PPI
 30%30%
+Larger screen
6.1"vs4.7"
 134%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 16MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
 15%15%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.6" inchesvs1/3" inches
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 13%13%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.04MPvs(front) 7.1MP
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 79%79%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs1960 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsIP67 certified

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, front glass / Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Sapphire Glass / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
ModeliPhone 7 (256GB)G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Also known asiPhone 7 A1660 CDMA, iPhone 7 A1778AT&T LG G8 ThinQ LMG820UM1, LM-G820UM1
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandAppleLG
Release dateSeptember, 2016April, 2019
Depth7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)167 grams (5.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Operating systemiOS 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiOS 13Android 10
HardwareApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.34Ghz Dual-Core Hurricane
2Ghz Dual-Core Zephyr
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR Series7XT Plus MP6Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory2GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (245GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitP-OLED
Screen size4.7" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution750x1334 pixels1440x3120 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1660)GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1660 model:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1778 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Main camera12 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 1.0µm FF)
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front / secondary cameraApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Front camera7.1 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.04MP TOF (f/1.4)
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length32mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only
- New stereo dual-speaker system
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Aurora Black, Platinum Gray
- LG UX 8.0
- Always-on display
- DCI-P3 100%, Dolby Vision and HDR10 display
- DTS: X surround sound
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 3.0
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity1960 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered21W
Talk time840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPhone 7 (256GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered