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LG V40 ThinQ VS. LG G8 ThinQ
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February 13, 2020

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Bottom line: LG G8 ThinQ is better

LG G8 ThinQ is a better smartphone than LG V40 ThinQ because it has more battery power, has higher pixel density, 64GB more internal storage, has stereo speakers, 1.56x faster downloads, is 2g lighter, has a dual-tone LED flash and has continuous autofocus when recording movies.

DISPLAY

Size; LG V40 ThinQ is 6.4 inches while LG G8 ThinQ is 6.1 inches.

Resolution; both phones have the same resolution of 3120 x 1440px

Pixel density; LG V40 ThinQ has 537ppi whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 563ppi

Technology; LG V40 ThinQ has P-OLED whereas LG G8 ThinQ has OLED.

Features; both phones have HDR video support, scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor and proximity sensor.

Bottom line: LG V40 ThinQ is better.

DESIGN

Dimensions; LG V40 ThinQ has 6.25×2.98×0.3 inches whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 5.98×2.83×0.33 inches

Weight; LG V40 ThinQ is 169 g whereas LG G8 ThinQ is 167 g

Materials; LG V40 ThinQ has Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) back and Aluminium frame whereas LG G8 ThinQ has Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6) back and Aluminium frame.

Resistance; both phones have water, dust, shock; IP 68; MIL- STD-810 certified

Biometrics; LG V40 ThinQ has 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch) whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Bottom line: LG G8 ThinQ is a better phone.

HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

System chip; LG V40 ThinQ has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 while LG G8 ThinQ has Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor; LG V40 ThinQ has Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10nm whereas LG G8 ThinQ has Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU; LG V40 ThinQ has Adreno 630 while LG G8 ThinQ has Adreno 640

RAM; both phones have 6 GB

Internal storage; LG V40 ThinQ has 64 GB whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 128 GB

Storage expansion; each phone has microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Bottom line: LG G8 ThinQ is better.

MULTIMEDIA

Headphones; both phones have 3.5mm jack

Bottom line: the two phones are similar in terms of multimedia.

BATTERY

Capacity; LG V40 ThinQ has 3300mAh whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 3500mAh

Type; the two phones have Li-Polymer and aren’t user replaceable.

Charging; both phones have Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Bottom line: LG G8 ThinQ is better as it has a high power battery.

CAMERA

Rear; LG V40 ThinQ has triple camera whereas LG G8 ThinQ has Dual camera.

Main camera; both phones have 21 MP

Features; both phones have optical image stabilization and Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera; both phones have 16 MP.

Features; LG V40 ThinQ has Ultra-wide, Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Black-illuminated sensor (BSI) whereas LG G8 ThinQ has Ultra-wide.

Third camera; LG V40 ThinQ has 12 MP

Video recording; LG V40 ThinQ has 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (60fps) and 1920×1080 (Full HD) (240fps) whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (60fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (60fps) and 1280×720 (HD) (240fps)

Features; LG V40 ThinQ has OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video sharing while LG G8 ThinQ has HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, video calling and video sharing.

Front; each phone has 8MP

Bottom line: LG V40 ThinQ is better

CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Wi-Fi; LG V40 ThinQ has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot whereas LG G8 ThinQ has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

Bluetooth; each phone has 5.0

Sensors; LG V40 ThinQ has Accelerometer, Gyroscope and compass whereas LG G8 ThinQ has accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass and Barometer.

NFC; both phones have NFC.

Conclusion

In this review of LG V40 ThinQ vs LG G8 ThinQ, LG G8 ThinQ is a better smartphone as it supersedes LG V40 ThinQ with most of the features.

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