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LG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB) vs Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)

Side by side comparison between LG V40 ThinQ vs Asus Zenfone Live (L1) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)
6.4"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsAsus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)Compare LG V40 ThinQ X
Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)

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 (V405UAB)32 Advantages LG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)vsZenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)3 Advantages Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core118%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+64GB (47GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMCP
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.15 millimeters (0.32 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 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+537 PPI83%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs293 PPI
+6.4"16%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+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)
+(dual front camera) 8MP + 5MP158%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+18W80%
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.
vs10W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+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
vsNot supported
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)21%
Lighter
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
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

22 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
ModelV40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Other model namesLG V40 (Verizon) LMV405UAB, LM-V405UAB (64GB)Asus ZenFone Live L1 ZA550KL X00RD (1GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGAsus
Release dateOctober, 2018May, 2018
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 158.75 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)71.77 x 147.26 millimeters (2.83 x 5.8 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)140 grams (4.9 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 V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (47GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (11GB available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels720x1440 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI293 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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 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 850/900/1900/2100
Global version:
UMTS 850/900/2100

America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40)

America version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
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 supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41µm52mm2x-optical-zoomPDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/1.91µm1/3.1"16mmFF
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
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
2ª cameraLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
5MP widef/2.21.4µm21mm
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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 (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
- 19.5:9, Dolby Vision and HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- DTS-X 3D sound
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Space Blue, Rose Pink, Shimmer Gold
- Android Go edition
- ZenUI 5
- Touch glove display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standby24780 minutes | 413 hours | 17.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG V40 ThinQ (V405UAB)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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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