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LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)

Side by side comparison between LG V40 ThinQ vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)
6.4"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)Compare LG V40 ThinQ X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)

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!

V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)15 Advantages LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)vsRedmi Note 9S (128GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x3120 pixels73%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+537 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps28%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsP2i certified
2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (47GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)126%
More internal storage for applications and files
6.4"vs+6.67"4%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP58%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 5MPvs+(front) 16MP23%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3300 mAhvs+5020 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

33 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
ModelV40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Other model namesLG V40 (Unlocked) LMV405QA7, LM-V405QA7 (64GB)Xiaomi Note 9S (M2003J6A1G Global version) 6GB RAM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGXiaomi
Release date10/1/20184/30/2020, Announced: 3/23/2020
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 158.75 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front/back
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.
P2i certified: water repellent nano-coating

🤖 Operating System

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 279625 (v8)
Geekbench: 1785 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (47GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 450nits[typ]
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps800/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
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, 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

📷 Camera

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41µm52mm2x-optical-zoomPDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/1.91µm1/3.1"16mmFF
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
5MP widef/2.21.4µm21mm
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy22 hoursfeature not registered
Standby413 hours (17.2 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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
- 19.5:9, Dolby Vision and HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- DTS-X 3D sound
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- MIUI 11

☢️ Radiation rate

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.96W/kg (head), 0.4W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.72W/kg (head), 0.98W/kg (body)
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