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LG Velvet 5G (G900EMW) vs Google Pixel 3 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between LG Velvet 5G vs Google Pixel 3 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 3 XLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)18Points
LG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Compare LG Velvet 5G X
Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
5.5"
POLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2915
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)

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!

Velvet 5G (G900EMW)18 Advantages LG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)vsPixel 3 (128GB)9 Advantages Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR8
+1080x2460 pixels14%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+6.8"24%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4300 mAh48%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2915 mAh
+25W39%
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.
vs18W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
128GB (100GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)14%
More internal storage for applications and files
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+148 grams (5.18 ounces)22%
Lighter
395 PPIvs+439 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
(front) 16MPvs+(dual front camera) 8MP + 8MP1%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

32 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
ModelVelvet 5G (G900EMW)Pixel 3 (128GB)
Other model namesLG Velvet 5G (Dual-Sim) LMG900EMW, LM-G900EMWGoogle Pixel 3 G013A, HTC Blueline
Country or region availableTaiwan
Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGGoogle
Release dateMay, 2020October, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 167.08 millimeters (2.92 x 6.58 in)68.2 x 145.6 millimeters (2.69 x 5.73 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)148 grams (5.18 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.
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.8" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)1080x2160 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI439 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
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 (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/100 Mbps1024/75 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 28, 40, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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
CallingLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
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 Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º15mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.4
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.219mm
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Sunset, Green, Red, Pink
- LG UX 9
- DTS:X 3D sound
- Detachable LG Dual-Screen (optional)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
- Always-on display
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage screen
- 1080p@120fps slow motion
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh2915 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 daysfeature not registered
Standby30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG Velvet 5G (G900EMW)Google Pixel 3 (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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