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LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9) vs Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)

Side by side comparison between LG G8X ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)
6.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)Compare LG G8X ThinQ X
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)

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!

G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)24 Advantages LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)vsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205W)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core79%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (104GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x2340 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+403 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP41%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+21W40%
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.
vs15W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+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
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
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
vsNot supported
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid

28 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
6.4"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
ModelG8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Other model namesLG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen (Sprint) LM-G850UM9,LMG850UM9ASPRBKGalaxy A20 SM-A205W NFC, SM-A205WZKAXAC
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Canada
Canada
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 159.3 millimeters (2.98 x 6.27 in)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
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.
Not supported
System (OS)LG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (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:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/75 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
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
CameraLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.49mm1.0µm
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (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: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- Display HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 days1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G8X ThinQ (G850UM9)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205W)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.12W/kg (head) | 0.78W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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