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LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8) vs Motorola P30 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between LG G8 ThinQ vs Motorola P30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola P30 XLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)19Points
LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola P30 (64GB)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)

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 (G820QM8)19 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)vsP30 (64GB)5 Advantages Motorola P30 (64GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (104GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (52GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x3120 pixels85%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2246 pixels
+563 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 16MP34%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+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)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+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
+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 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)9%
Thinner
6.1"vs+6.2"2%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 12MP45%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
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

30 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
ModelG8 ThinQ (G820QM8)P30 (64GB)
Other model namesAmazon LG G8 ThinQ (Alexa Hands-Free), LMG820QM8, LM-G820QM8Moto P30 XT1943-1 6GB RAM, Lenovo XT1943-1, Motorola One
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandLGMotorola
Release dateApril, 2019September, 2018
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)75.95 x 155.5 millimeters (2.99 x 6.12 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)170 grams (5.95 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/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.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
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, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (52GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.1" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2246 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
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/upload1600/150 Mbps300/50 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
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
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, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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
CallingLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
12 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.25µm pixel
MultimediaLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm 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
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black, White, Aurora blue
- ZUI 4.0
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standby24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM8)Motorola P30 (64GB)
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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