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Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436) vs LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ3 vs LG Velvet 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Velvet 5G XSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)06Points
Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

19.2
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)

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!

Xperia XZ3 (H9436)6 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)vsVelvet 5G (G900EM)16 Advantages LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+1440x2880 pixels56%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2460 pixels
+537 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+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)
(dedicated slot)
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (100GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+180 grams (6.3 ounces)7%
Lighter
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)25%
Thinner
6"vs+6.8"13%
Larger screen
(back) 19.2MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/2" inches15%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3300 mAhvs+4300 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Waterproof (IP?)vs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

33 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4 / 6GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
ModelXperia XZ3 (H9436)Velvet 5G (G900EM)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ3 6GB RAM H9436, Sony AkatsukiLG Velvet 5G G900EM, LMG900EM, LM-G900EM
Country or region availableTaiwan
Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyLG
Release dateOctober, 2018May, 2020
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73 x 158 millimeters (2.87 x 6.22 in)74.1 x 167.08 millimeters (2.92 x 6.58 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)IP68 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.
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory6GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
Display typeP-OLEDP-OLED
Screen size6" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
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/upload1200/200 Mbps2000/100 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 28, 40, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
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
CameraSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º15mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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 functionsSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
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 (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Green, Red
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Power delivery
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Sunset, Green, Red, Pink
- LG UX 9
- DTS:X 3D sound
- Detachable LG Dual-Screen (optional)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registered30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)LG Velvet 5G (G900EM)
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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