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LG Velvet 5G (G900TMY) vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)

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

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LG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsApple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)Compare LG Velvet 5G X
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1284x2778

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3687
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)

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 (G900TMY)13 Advantages LG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)vsiPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)19 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)26%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+6.8"1%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP68%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
+(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
+4000 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3687 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
+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
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128GB (100GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7%
Thinner
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
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+1284x2778 pixels34%
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
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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

26 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
ModelVelvet 5G (G900TMY)iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Other model namesLG Velvet 5G LMG900TMY, LM-G900TMY (T-Mobile, MediaTek)iPhone 12 Pro Max A2342, A2410, A2411, A2412
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGApple
Release dateSeptember, 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)78.1 x 160.8 millimeters (3.07 x 6.33 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, 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 (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 1000C (7nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A77
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC5Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)1284x2778 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Ceramic Shield
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 48)
LTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2342 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)

A2410 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 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)

A2411, A2412 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 (25, 41, 66, 71)A2342 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2410, A2411, A2412 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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 (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (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, Voice commands
CameraLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º15mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
12MP telephotof/2.265mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2.5x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
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 pixel1.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical 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 (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
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 (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
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 (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
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
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (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
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Aurora Gray, Pink White
- LG UX 9
- DTS:X 3D sound
- Detachable LG Dual-Screen (optional)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3687 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Pump Express 2.0
20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby25920 minutes | 432 hours | 18 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG Velvet 5G (G900TMY)Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.46W/kg (head) | 1.3W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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