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

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

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Compare LG G8 ThinQ X09Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
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 best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB

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!


09 Advantages Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)
Pixel 4 XL (128GB)vsG8 ThinQ G820UMB
 2%2%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.3"vs6.1"
 1%1%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 16MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 3%3%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MPvs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.04MP
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 6%6%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3700 mAhvs3500 mAh

11 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
G8 ThinQ G820UMBvsPixel 4 XL (128GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 16%16%
+Lighter
167 grams (5.85 ounces)vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
 3%3%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs1440x3040 pixels
 5%5%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
563 PPIvs534 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.7 (aperture)
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsIP68 certified

34 Common items in both devices
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (110GB user available) / 128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
P-OLED
16 million
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
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNA
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
ModelPixel 4 XL (128GB)G8 ThinQ G820UMB
Also known asGoogle Pixel XL4 G020, G020P, GA01180-US, GA01181-USVerizon LG G8 ThinQ LMG820UMB, LM-G820UMB
Country or region availableVarious (International)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, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
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
Operating system (OS)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
Architecture - 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 user available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, 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)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels1440x3120 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF) and e-Sim
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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/5G 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 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
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and 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
Primary / back cameraGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
Main camera(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP telephoto (f/2.4 45mm 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 1.0µm FF)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 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
Front / secondary cameraGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
Front camera(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOF
(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.04MP TOF (f/1.4)
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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
Connectivity and interfacesGoogle 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 version A2DP/LE5.0 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)
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
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Oh So Orange
- Display: 19:9, DCI-P3 100%, HDR, 90Hz
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- 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 supply and autonomyGoogle Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity3700 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)9V/2A=18W21W
Talk timefeature not registered1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Google Pixel 4 XL (128GB)LG G8 ThinQ G820UMB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered