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LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB) vs Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)

Side by side comparison between LG G8 ThinQ vs Motorola Edge S30 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsMotorola Edge S30 (256GB)Compare LG G8 ThinQ X
Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
6.8"
IPS

1080x2460

108
MP

16mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)

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 (G820TMB)17 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)vsEdge S30 (256GB)19 Advantages Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)21%
Lighter
vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x3120 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2460 pixels
+563 PPI43%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.5 (aperture)27%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (104GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)121%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
6.1"vs+6.8"11%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 13MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-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+1/1.52" inches71%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 16MP92%
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
Android 10vs+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps25%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3500 mAhvs+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
21Wvs+33W57%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

22 Common items in both devices
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/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
ModelG8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Edge S30 (256GB)
Other model namesT-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ LMG820TMB, LM-G820TMB摩托罗拉 Moto Edge S30 5G XT2175-2
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandLGMotorola
Release date4/11/201912/21/2021, Announced: 12/12/2021
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)75.53 x 168.07 millimeters (2.97 x 6.62 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
IP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 12
User Interfacefeature not registeredMYUI 2.0 / 3.0

⚙️ Processor

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (SM8350-AC) (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 682346 (v8), 811124 (v9)
Geekbench: 3319 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.1" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~86.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2460 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered144Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredHDR10

📶 Mobile networks

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.2119°1.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.41.75µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/1.52" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.7µm 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@30ps

📸 Front camera

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 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 lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
33W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy23 hoursfeature not registered
Standby436 hours (18.2 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Aurora Black, 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
- Colors: Phantom Black, Glacier Blue
- Ready For

☢️ Radiation rate

LG G8 ThinQ (G820TMB)Motorola Edge S30 (256GB)
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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