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LG V20 VS. LG V30
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September 12, 2019

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Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review of LG V20 vs LG V30, LG V30 is better as it is lighter, slimmer and narrower, has big display size, higher resolution, and newer screen protection, has high battery capacity and supports wireless charging.


We have the following display review of LG V20 vs V30;

Display size; LGV20 is 5.7” while LG V30 is 6.0”

Resolution; LGV20 is 1440 x 2560px whereas LG V30 is 6.0”.

Pixel density; LGV20 is 513ppi while LG V30 is 537ppi.

Technology; LGV20 has IPS LCD while LG V30 has P-OLED.

Features; LGV20 has scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light and proximity. LG V30 has HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor and proximity.

Bottom Line display
 LG V30 is better.


The camera features of LG V30 vs LG V20 have the following comparisons;

Main camera; both phones have 16MP.

Features; LGV20 has optical image stabilization and laser autofocus while LG V30 has optical image stabilization, Laser and phase detection autofocus.

Second camera; LGV20 has 8MP whereas LG V30 has 13MP.

Features; both phones have ultra-wide

Flash; LGV20 has Dual LED while LG V30 has LED.

Video recording; the two phones have 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (30fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (30fps). LGV20 has 1280×720 (HD) (120fps) while LG V30 has 240fps).

Features; LGV20 has Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, video calling, video sharing while LG V30 has HDR, Time-lapse video, continuous autofocus, object tracking, digital image stabilization, video calling and video sharing.

Front; both phones have 5MP

Features; LGV20 has wide angle while LG V30 has wide angle and autofocus.

Bottom Line camera
 LG V30 is better.


Dimensions; LGV20 has 6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm) whereas LG V30 has 5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39mm).

Resistant; LG V30 is dustproof and water-resistant.

Biometrics; LGV20 has fingerprint (touch) whereas LG V30 has 2D Face unlock and fingerprint (touch).

Bottom Line design
Bottom line: LG V30 is better.


Headphones; both phones have 3.5mm jack.

Speakers; both phones have loudspeakers.

Bottom Line multimedia
 both phones are the same.


Chipset; LGV20 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 whereas LG V30 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998.

Processor; LGV20 has Quad-core, 2150MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14nm whereas LG V30 has Octa-core, 2450MHz, Kryo 280, 6i4-bit, 10nm.

GPU; LGV20 has Adreno 530 whereas LG V30 has Adreno540.

RAM; both phones have 64GB

Maximum user storage; both phones have 50GB.

Storage expansion; both phones have up to 2000GB.

OS; LGV20 operates on Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI whereas LG V30 is on Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI.

Bottom Line hardware & performance
 LG V30 is better.


Bluetooth; LGV20 has v4.2 whereas LG V30 has v5.0

Wi-Fi; LGV20 has 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band whereas LG V30 has 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot.

USB; LGV20 has USB 2.0 while LG V30 has USB 3.1

Location; both phones have Accelerometer, Gyroscope and compass. LG V30 has Hall (for flip covers).

Other; both phones have NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi calling) and tethering.

Bottom Line connectivity & features
LG V30 is better.


Capacity; LGV20 has 3200mAh whereas LG V30 has 3300mAh.

Type; LGV20 is user replaceable while LG V30 is not user replaceable.

Charging; LGV20 has Quick charge 3.0 whereas LG V30 has quick charge 3.0, Qi and powermat wireless charging.

Talk time; LGV20 has up to 14.17hours whereas LG V30 has up to 16.50 hours.

Bottom Line battery
LG V30 is better.

LG V30 is better when we compare LG V30 Vs V20 because it is lighter, slimmer and narrower, has big display size, higher resolution, and newer screen protection, has high battery capacity and supports wireless charging.

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