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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB) vs LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs LG G8 ThinQ phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG G8 ThinQ X04Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X28LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


04 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)vsG8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs6.1"
 2%2%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 43%43%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

28 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
 42%42%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (104GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 13%13%
+Lighter
167 grams (5.85 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 12%12%
+Thinner
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a P-OLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
P-OLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 108%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
563 PPIvs271 PPI
 133%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 16MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 1%1%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.04MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 10 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/3GB)G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8298IN, MZB8299IN, MZB8369INVerizon LG G8 ThinQ LMG820UMB, LM-G820UMB
Country or region availableChinaIndiaVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiLG
Release dateSeptember, 2019April, 2019
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)167 grams (5.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)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
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSP-OLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1440x3120 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat19 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 46, 48)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Main camera12 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 1.0µm FF)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
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/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Front camera8 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.04MP TOF (f/1.4)
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora Black, Platinum Gray
- LG UX 8.0
- Always-on display
- DCI-P3 100%, 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
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W21W
Talk time2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)LG G8 ThinQ (G820UMB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered