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LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7) vs LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG G8X ThinQ vs LG G8 ThinQ phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG G8 ThinQ X07LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
6.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare LG G8X ThinQ X08LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)

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!


07 Advantages LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)vsG8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.1"
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.04MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 25%25%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

08 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)vsG8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
 15%15%
+Lighter
167 grams (5.85 ounces)vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a P-OLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
P-OLEDvsOLED
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 40%40%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
563 PPIvs403 PPI
 12%12%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 16MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie

40 Common items in both devices
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
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 6 / Gorilla Glass 5
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
ModelG8X ThinQ (G850QM7)G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Also known asLG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen (Unlocked) LM-G850QM7, LMG850QM7AT&T LG G8 ThinQ LMG820UM1, LM-G820UM1
Country or region availableUSAUSA
BrandLGLG
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 159.3 millimeters (2.98 x 6.27 in)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 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/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
IP68 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)LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
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 (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Display typeOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1440x3120 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload2000/75 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
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 cameraLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 9mm 1.0µm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 1.0µm FF)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length27mm 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
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front / secondary cameraLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
Front camera32 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.04MP TOF (f/1.4)
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
RadioFMFM
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 interfacesLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm 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 functionsLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
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
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: New Aurora Black
- Screen case (foldable)
- 19.5:9, DCI-P3 100%, HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- LG UX 9.0
- 32-bit/192kHz audio (Meridian)
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Wireless charging 9W
- 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 autonomyLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)21W21W
Talk timefeature not registered1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Radiation rate (SAR)LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered