LG V50 ThinQ 5G vs LG G8S ThinQ

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  • Outright price
    $1728 $1200


  • Screen size
    6.4 inches 6.2 inches
  • Screen resolution
    Quad HD+ 19:9 (3120x1440) Other (below)
  • Resolution
    Full HD+ (2248x1040)
  • Pixel density
    538ppi 402ppi

Design and construction

  • Thickness
    8.3mm 7.99mm
  • Weight
    183g 181g
  • Water resistant
  • Water resistance rating
    IP68 IP68


  • Rear camera
    16mp wide (F1.9), 12mp standard (F1.5), 12mp telephoto (F2.4) 13mp wide (F2.4), 12mp standard (F1.8), 12mp telephoto (F2.6)
  • Rear flash
  • Front camera
    8mp (F1.9), 5mp (F2.2) 8mp (F1.8), Time of Flight (ToF)
  • Front flash
  • Video capture (maximum)
    Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160) Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160)


  • Processor
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • CPU tech
    Octa-core (8) Octa-core (8)
  • Memory (RAM)
    6GB 6GB
  • Storage
    128GB 128GB
  • Upgradeable storage
    Yes, this supports expandable storage. Yes, this supports expandable storage.
  • Operating system
    Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc) Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc)
  • OS version
    Android 9.0 "Pie" Android 9.0 "Pie"
  • SIM type
    nanoSIM nanoSIM


  • 3G/4G/5G
    This phone offers 4G and 5G. Yes, it has both 3G and 4G.
  • 4G Speed
    Cat 21 LTE - 1400Mbps down, 150Mbps up (max) Unspecified
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 5.x (with A2DP, LE) Bluetooth 5.x (with A2DP, LE)
  • GPS support
  • Infrared
  • Near-Field Communication
  • WiFi
    802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n) 802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n)

Ports and security

  • Charge / data port
    Type C USB Type C USB
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Biometric security
    Fingerprint and face/iris scanners Fingerprint and face/iris scanners


  • Wireless charging Is this product capable of wireless charging?
    Yes Yes
  • Battery size
    4000mAh 3550mAh


  • Official
    Officially announced on February 25, 2019 Officially announced on July 2, 2019