LG V50 ThinQ 5G vs LG G8S ThinQ

Product Name

LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG G8S ThinQ

Product Image LG V50 ThinQ 5G LG G8S ThinQ
Brand LG LG
Category Current Smartphones Current Smartphones

Expert Local Reviews

AusDroid 2.5 stars
Finder No score provided 4 stars
Gizmodo No score provided
PC World 2.5 3.25 stars
Pickr 3.5 stars
SMH / The Age No score provided


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.
Maximum 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
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