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LG V50 ThinQ (V500EM) vs Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between LG V50 ThinQ vs Asus ROG Phone 2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)
6.4"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Compare LG V50 ThinQ X
Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)

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!

V50 ThinQ (V500EM)14 Advantages LG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)vsROG Phone 2 (128GB)13 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+183 grams (6.41 ounces)31%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)18%
Thinner
vs9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+1440x3120 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+537 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs391 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)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 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
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
6.4"vs+6.59"3%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(dual camera) 48MP + 13MP53%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/2" inches30%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 5MPvs+(front) 24MP83%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4000 mAhvs+6000 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+30W67%
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
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (103GB available) / 128GB (107GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED / AMOLED
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+22 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
ModelV50 ThinQ (V500EM)ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Other model namesLG V50 ThinQ 5G LMV500EM, LG V50 Dual ScreenAsus ROG Phone II ZS660KL (128GB + 12GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)Australia(Europe)
(Global, International), Australia, (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGAsus
Release dateMay, 2019August, 2019
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 159.2 millimeters (3 x 6.27 in)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)240 grams (8.4 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
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 V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus 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:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640 672Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI391 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, 600 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
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/upload2000/75 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32, 34)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNSA (Bands 41, 260, 261)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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
CallingLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µm2x-optical-zoomPDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.411mm125º
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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 V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
5MP widef/2.21/5"21mm1.12µm
24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
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 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black
- LG UX 8.0
- Always-on display
- 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
- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 120Hz display (1ms response time)
- DCI-P3 108% display
- ROG UI
- Sony IMX586 back camera sensor
- DTS:X Ultra sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
30W (10V/3A) Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
Talk time autonomy1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG V50 ThinQ (V500EM)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
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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