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Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB vs LG G8 ThinQ G820QM5

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus ROG Phone 2 vs LG G8 ThinQ phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG G8 ThinQ X13Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB
Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 2 X13LG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
LG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB

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13 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 512GB
ROG Phone 2 512GBvsG8 ThinQ G820QM5
 2%2%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (484GB user available)vs128GB (104GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 3.0vsUFS 2.1
 8%8%
+Larger screen
6.59"vs6.1"
 118%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 48MP + 13MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 16MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
 30%30%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 196%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24MPvs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.04MP
 71%71%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
6000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C (reversible)vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)

13 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
G8 ThinQ G820QM5vsROG Phone 2 512GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 44%44%
+Lighter
167 grams (5.85 ounces)vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
 16%16%
+Thinner
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 44%44%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
563 PPIvs391 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 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)
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
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
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
AMOLED / P-OLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
HDR photo 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
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector / USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 6 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
ModelROG Phone 2 512GBG8 ThinQ G820QM5
Also known asAsus ROG Phone IIXfinity Mobile LG G8 ThinQ, LMG820QM5, LM-G820QM5
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandAsusLG
Release dateAugust, 2019April, 2019
Depth9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)167 grams (5.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 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)Asus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (484GB user available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
Display typeAMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.59" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1440x3120 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32, 34)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat19 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 46, 48)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
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 cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
Main camera(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 11mm 125º)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 1.0µm FF)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front / secondary cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
Front camera24 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.04MP TOF (f/1.4)
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 120Hz display (1ms response time)
- HDR10 display
- DCI-P3 108% display
- ROG UI
- Sony IMX586 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 4.0
- USB Power Delivery 3.0 (10W)
- DTS:X Ultra sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora Black
- 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 autonomyAsus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity6000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10V/3A=30W21W
Talk timefeature not registered1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus ROG Phone 2 512GBLG G8 ThinQ G820QM5
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered