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LG G8 ThinQ (G820N) vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)

Side by side comparison between LG G8 ThinQ vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsApple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)Compare LG G8 ThinQ X
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1242x2688

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3969
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)

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!

G8 ThinQ (G820N)19 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)vsiPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)13 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)35%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+1440x3120 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
vs1242x2688 pixels
+563 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs456 PPI
+(triple camera) 12MP + 16MP + 12MP11%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps56%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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.
vs18W
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
128GB (106GB available)vs+256GB (242GB available)128%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
P-OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.1"vs+6.5"7%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MPvs+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP48%
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
3500 mAhvs+3969 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
ModelG8 ThinQ (G820N)iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Other model namesLG G8 LM-G820N (LGU+, KT, SKT), LMG820NiPhone 11 Pro Max A2218, A2220, A2161
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGApple
Release dateMarch, 2019September, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)77.8 x 158 millimeters (3.06 x 6.22 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backCeramic frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 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.
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 13
Firmware updateAndroid 10iOS 15
HardwareLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1242x2688 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI456 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps1024/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16

A2218 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2220, A2161 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1.0μm2x-optical-zoomOISPDAF
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Carmine Red
- 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
- DMB TV (Korea)
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte)
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3969 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.16W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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