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LG Velvet 5G (G900N) vs Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between LG Velvet 5G vs Apple iPhone 12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG Velvet 5G (G900N)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Compare LG Velvet 5G X
Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1170x2532

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2815
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)

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 (G900N)15 Advantages LG Velvet 5G (G900N)vsiPhone 12 (64GB)18 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (100GB available)104%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.8"11%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP154%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+(front) 16MP29%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4300 mAh53%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2815 mAh
+25W25%
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.
vs20W
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+164 grams (5.74 ounces)10%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7%
Thinner
P-OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
HDR10vs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2460 pixelsvs+1170x2532 pixels12%
Higher resolution screen
395 PPIvs+457 PPI16%
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
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
5G SA/NSAvs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)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/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Ceramic ShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
ModelVelvet 5G (G900N)iPhone 12 (64GB)
Other model namesLG Velvet 5G G900N, LMG900N, LM-G900N (SKT, KT, LG U+)iPhone 12 A2172, A2402, A2403, A2404
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGApple
Release dateMay, 2020October, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 167.08 millimeters (2.92 x 6.58 in)71.5 x 146.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.78 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)164 grams (5.74 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 meters 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 meters and 30min
System (OS)LG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
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
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (49GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.8" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)1170x2532 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedCeramic Shield
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/100 Mbps5000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2172 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2402 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2403, A2404 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (78)A2172 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2402, A2403, A2404 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
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, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
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 Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º15mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
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
Face unlock
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: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
AnTuTu: 568674 (v8)
Geekbench: 4067 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Power supplyLG Velvet 5G (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh2815 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
20W Fast battery charging
15W 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 (G900N)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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