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Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB) vs LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 2 XL vs LG G8X ThinQ phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G8X ThinQ XGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)05Points
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
6.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Pixel 2 XL (128GB)5 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)vsG8X ThinQ (G850EMW)16 Advantages LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
+175 grams (6.13 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1440x2880 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+537 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
6"vs+6.4"7%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP105%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3520 mAhvs+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10.5Wvs+21W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
IP67 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

36 Common items in both devices
128GB (114GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED / OLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
ModelPixel 2 XL (128GB)G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG TaimenLG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen LM-G850EMW, LMG850EMW
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandGoogleLG
Release dateOctober, 2017October, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)75.8 x 159.3 millimeters (2.98 x 6.27 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
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 540Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Display typeP-OLEDOLED
Screen size6" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels (18:9)1080x2340 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/75 Mbps2000/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
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, Voice commands
CameraGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.49mm1.0µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: New Aurora Black
- Screen case (foldable)
- 19.5:9, DCI-P3 100%, HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- LG UX 9.0
- 32-bit/192kHz audio (Meridian)
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Wireless charging 9W
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3520 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)LG G8X ThinQ (G850EMW)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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