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Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB) vs LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 4 XL vs LG G8 ThinQ phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G8 ThinQ XGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)08Points
Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
6.3"
POLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)

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 4 XL (128GB)8 Advantages Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)vsG8 ThinQ (G820UMB)11 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)2%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+6.3"3%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 16MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+3700 mAh6%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+167 grams (5.85 ounces)16%
Lighter
1440x3040 pixelsvs+1440x3120 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
534 PPIvs+563 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.7 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+21W17%
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+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

37 Common items in both devices
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (110GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED
16 million
+30 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
ModelPixel 4 XL (128GB)G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel XL4 G020, G020P, GA01180-US, GA01181-USVerizon LG G8 ThinQ LMG820UMB, LM-G820UMB
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandGoogleLG
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 160.4 millimeters (2.96 x 6.31 in)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)167 grams (5.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 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.
System (OS)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
HardwareGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz 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 640Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Display typeP-OLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1440x3120 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features90Hz, HDR8feature not registered
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps1600/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

USA version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
LTE Cat19 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 46, 48)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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
CallingGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
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
CameraGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP telephotof/2.445mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOF
(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm 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 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
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
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Oh So Orange
- Display DCI-P3 100%
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, 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 supplyGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3700 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 days
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
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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