LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G: What is The Differences?

The LG G8 ThinQ and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G are both flagship smartphone from LG that was launched at the MWC this year. Both phones feature similar body design with impressive cameras set-up and a powerful processor on the inside. We will be looking at the comparison between the LG G8 ThinQ and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G to see their specs differences and performance.

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LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Design Comparison

On the body, the LG G8 ThinQ and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G are both built with the combination of Aluminum Alloy a glass. They have an IP68 rating which means that are both dust and water resistant. They also have body protection and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. The LG V50 ThinQ has body dimensions of 5.98 in x 2.83 in x 0.33 in and weighs 167 gram, while the LG V50 ThinQ 5G has body dimensions of 6.27 in x 3.00 in x 0.33 in and weighs 183 gram. Both phones are shipped in multiple colors.

LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Display Comparison

The LG G8 ThinQ has a screen display size of 6.1 inches QHD+ under AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 Pixels and 564 PPI density, while the LG V50 ThinQ 5G has a screen size of 6.4 inches QHD+ under AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 Pixels and 537 PPI density. Both phones have display protection with a similar screen to body ratio.

LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Camera Comparison

The LG G8 ThinQ has a triple rear cameras that consist of 12 Megapixels + 16 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels with dual LED flash and a front facing camera of 8 MP with f/1.7 + TOF, while the LG V50 ThinQ 5G has a similar triple rear cameras of 12 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels Telephoto+ 16 Megapixels Ultrawide with dual LED flash and a front camera of 8 MP with f/1.9 + 5 MP f/2.2 Wide.

LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Performance Comparison

The LG G8 ThinQ and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 2.84GHz and Qualcomm Adreno 640 for graphics. Both phones also have the same 6GB RAM with internal memory of 128GB which is expandable via micro SD card. They are powered by Android 9.0 Pie operating system with support for 4G LTE network and other regulars. It’s only the LG V50 ThinQ 5G that has support for 5G network as the name implies.

LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Battery & Price Comparison

The LG G8 ThinQ has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3,500 mAh with Fast Charging 18W, whereas the LG V50 ThinQ 5G has a nonremovable battery capacity of 4,000 mAh with Fast Charging 18W & Qi 10W. They both support wireless charging technology. The LG G8 ThinQ will sell at a price of $729, while the LG V50 ThinQ 5G will sell at a price of $999.

LG G8 ThinQ VS LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG G8 ThinQLG V50 ThinQ 5G
DIMENSIONS5.98 in x 2.83 in x 0.33 in, 167 Gram6.27 in x 3.00 in x 0.33 in, 183 Gram
DISPLAY6.1 inches QHD+, AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 Pixels, 564 PPI6.4 inches QHD+, AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 Pixels, 537 PPI
PROCESSORQualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485), Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPUQualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485, 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485, 4 x 1.8GHz Kryo 485), Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPU
MEMORY6GB RAM, 128GB6GB RAM, 128GB
SOFTWAREAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
CONNECTIVITYWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPSWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
CAMERARear: 12 Megapixels + 16 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels (Triple Rear Camera), Front: 8 MP with f/1.7 + TOFRear: 12 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels Telephoto+ 16 Megapixels Ultrawide (Triple Rear Camera), Front: 8 MP with f/1.9 + 5 MP f/2.2 Wide
BATTERY3,500 mAh Fast & Wireless Charging4,000 Fast & Wireless Charging
ADDITIONAL FEATURESFingerprint SensorFingerprint Sensor

 

Our Verdict:

On the overall, the LG V50 ThinQ 5G has the point in terms of performance and battery, while the LG G8 ThinQ despite having the same specifications is more affordable. So it will make a good budget buy.

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