Which is better, LG G8 ThinQ or Essential Phone PH-1? I compared the differences in performance and specifications.

LG G8 ThinQEssential Phone PH-1
LG G8 ThinQEssential Phone PH-1

Explain the difference between LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 by comparing LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1. Those who are considering whether to purchase LG G8 ThinQ or Essential Phone PH-1, please take a look.

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General rating:

79/100

(The 32th of all smartphones)

79/100

(The 48th of all smartphones)

Grip
59/100
57/100
Screen quality
89/100
83/100
Performance
96/100
90/100
Storage size
90/100
90/100
Battery
- /100
89/100
Rear-camera resolution
70/100
72/100
Front-camera resolution
80/100
80/100

What's the difference between LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1? Compare ease of use and performance

We will compare the size and weight of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1

Which is easier to use design?

The LG G8 ThinQ is 59.8 in (151.9 mm) long, 28.3 in (71.8 mm) wide, and 3.3 in (8.4 mm) thick. The mass is 5.9 oz (167 g). The Essential Phone PH-1 is 55.7 in (141.5 mm) long, 28.0 in (71.1 mm) wide, and 3.1 in (7.8 mm) thick. The mass is 6.5 oz (185 g).

When comparing size, there are differences of length 0.3 in (71.8 mm), width of 4.1 in (151.9 mm), thickness of 0.2 in (8.4 mm). The ease of handling with one hand is almost the same for both LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1. The ease of flick input is almost the same for both LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1. The ease of carrying is the same for both LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1.

The difference in weight is 0.6 oz (167 g). Given the burden of hands, LG G8 ThinQ is much lighter and less burdensome.

LG G8 ThinQ

Essential Phone PH-1

Ease of handling with one hand70/10071/100
Whether it feels heavy when handled with one hand41/10029/100
Ease of carrying63/10064/100

Compare the screens of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1

The screen of LG G8 ThinQ

The liquid crystal in LG G8 ThinQ is AMOLED. The resolution is 1440 x 3120 and the pixel density is 563ppi. The LG G8 ThinQ has a 6.1 inch screen.

The screen of Essential Phone PH-1

The liquid crystal in Essential Phone PH-1 is CGS / LTPS. The resolution is 1312 x 2560 and the pixel density is 503ppi. The Essential Phone PH-1 has a 5.71 inch screen.

Which screen is easier to see?

The difference in display size is 0.4 inch. When actually looking at the screen, LG G8 ThinQ feels a little bigger. When searching on the net or using SNS, there is no big difference. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level. Comparing the size of the screen with the operability of the game, both terminals are about the same degree. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

In terms of display, the LG G8 ThinQ appears more attractive, and so is more suitable than the Essential Phone PH-1 for everyday uses like looking things up on the Net or playing games. When using it as a VR, unlike the case where you normally use a smartphone, the beauty of the screen display is quite important as it will bring the face very close to the screen. In a comparison of VR display, the LG G8 ThinQ can be said to have a more attractive screen than the Essential Phone PH-1. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

LG G8 ThinQ

Essential Phone PH-1

Is the screen suitable for everyday use?77/10073/100
How suitable is the screen to play the game?80/10075/100

Compare camera performance of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1

Compare the performance of the rear camera

The rear camera of the LG G8 ThinQ has a resolution of 12 MP. The rear camera of the Essential Phone PH-1 has a resolution of 13 MP. When comparing the performance of the rear camera, there is a difference of 1 MP. There are few major differences in the performance of the number of pixels in LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 when photographing photographs placed on instant grams with rear cameras or distant objects. Also, when taking a subject from a close range using a rear camera, such as shooting sweets and meals, I think that the difference in the number of pixels is hardly felt by both terminals. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

Compare the performance of the front camera

The performance of the front camera is 8 MP. The performance of the front camera is 8 MP. For example, when taking a self shot or shooting a beautiful background when taking a picture of yourself, when shooting a nearby subject with the front camera, the difference in the number of pixels is almost the same at both terminals. Also, there are no big differences between LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 for the number of pixels of the front camera when shooting nearby subjects, such as self-portrait photography with a front camera or profile photo shooting.

LG G8 ThinQ

Essential Phone PH-1

Is it suitable for taking a far picture with the rear camera?70/10072/100
Is it suitable for shooting from nearby using the front camera?80/10080/100

Let's compare the CPU performance and RAM performance of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1

Performance of LG G8 ThinQ

The SoC which is the chipset of LG G8 ThinQ which decides processing performance is Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855. The performance of the CPU is 2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore). RAM is 6GB.

Performance of Essential Phone PH-1

The SoC which is the chipset of Essential Phone PH-1 which decides processing performance is Kryo 280 Octa-core. The performance of the CPU is 2.45GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore). RAM is 4GB.

Which processing performance is better?

LG G8 ThinQ has higher CPU performance. Also, the RAM has a difference of only 2GB. Although LG G8 ThinQ is slightly larger RAM, selecting multitasking performance LG G8 ThinQ is recommended over Essential Phone PH-1.

For basic applications such as phone, e-mail, messaging, using SNS, LG G8 ThinQ is a little recommended. LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 are almost equally recommended for those primarily searching on the net, searching for videos, and occasionally playing mini-games. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

If you are just playing 2D games or simple 3D games, you probably will not feel the difference between LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1. If you are playing a full-scale 3D game, performance is superior to LG G8 ThinQ. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

LG G8 ThinQ

Essential Phone PH-1

Evaluation of CPU and RAM when SNS and net are used99/10093/100
Evaluation of CPU and RAM when playing 3D games94/10088/100

Compare battery performance with batteries of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1

Which is better battery performance?

The battery capacity of Essential Phone PH-1 is 3040mAh. When the CPU has high performance, the battery consumption becomes faster accordingly, and as the screen becomes larger, the battery performance deteriorates accordingly.

LG G8 ThinQ

Essential Phone PH-1

Battery evaluation mainly when using SNS and net-89/100
Battery evaluation mainly when using games and moving images-77/100

Compare the storage capacities of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1

Storage capacity of LG G8 ThinQ

The internal storage capacity of LG G8 ThinQ is 128GB. Moreover, because it corresponds to SD card, even if the track capacity is insufficient it can be extended with SD card. You can use SD up to the maximum 512GB.

Storage capacity of Essential Phone PH-1

The internal storage capacity of Essential Phone PH-1 is 128GB. Moreover, because it corresponds to SD card, even if the track capacity is insufficient it can be extended with SD card.

Which storage is easier to use

There are no big differences between LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 when downloading applications such as SNS and games a little. For those who wish to install many games, the choice of either terminal is the same in terms of storage capacity. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

When expanding with SD card, there are about 512GB differences. Because the reading speed and the writing speed are slow, the SD card is suitable for saving images and movies. The storage capacity of LG G8 ThinQ is the best when saving lots of videos or saving a lot of taken pictures. When used for this purpose, the performance of Essential Phone PH-1 and LG G8 ThinQ are both at a satisfactory level.

LG G8 ThinQ

Essential Phone PH-1

Storage evaluation when playing many game titles90/10090/100
Evaluation when saving many pictures and videos97/10075/100

Which LG G8 ThinQ or Essential Phone PH-1 should I buy?

Should I choose between LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1?

Regarding ease of holding, LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 are almost the same. We recommend 6.1 inch LG G8 ThinQ when selecting by screen size. If you choose about performance and specification, LG G8 ThinQ is more comfortable. Both of them have advantages and disadvantages, so I think that you should judge on your own standards.

LG G8 ThinQEssential Phone PH-1
Ease of handling59/10057/100
Screen display89/10083/100
Processing performance96/10090/100
Overall evaluation82.2/10078.3/100

Compared with other smartphones, should I buy LG G8 ThinQ?

Compared with other smartphones, LG G8 ThinQ has average ease of portability. There are times when it is difficult to operate a little with one hand, but it is a size that can be handled with one hand. The size of the screen is quite large compared with a general smartphone. It is also suitable for entering long sentences, so it is suitable for viewing and editing sentences. Also, processing performance is fairly high compared to the average smartphone. It is suitable for almost all uses including games and VR. It may be a bit excessive for everyday use. Evaluating the overall specification is a high-end smartphone.

Compared with other smartphones, should I buy Essential Phone PH-1?

Compared with other smartphones, Essential Phone PH-1 has average ease of portability. There are times when it is difficult to operate a little with one hand, but it is a size that can be handled with one hand. The size of the screen is quite large compared with a general smartphone. It is also suitable for entering long sentences, so it is suitable for viewing and editing sentences. Also, processing performance is fairly high compared to the average smartphone. It is suitable for almost all uses including games and VR. It may be a bit excessive for everyday use. When evaluating the overall specification, Essential Phone PH-1 will be a smartphone located from middle range to high end.

What are the differences in specifications in LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1?

The specifications of LG G8 ThinQ and Essential Phone PH-1 are summarized in a table. Different functions and performance in both models are listed in red letters.

LG G8 ThinQEssential Phone PH-1
LG G8 ThinQEssential Phone PH-1
Colorcarmine red,new aurora black,new moroccan blueBlackMoon|Pure White|Steller Gray|Ocean Depth
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.3 in (71.8 mm) x 59.8 in (151.9 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm)28.0 in (71.1 mm) x 55.7 in (141.5 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)
Weight5.9 oz (167 g)6.5 oz (185 g)
Display size6.1 inch5.71 inch
Display typeAMOLEDCGS / LTPS
Screen resolution (width x height)1440 x 31201312 x 2560
Pixel density563ppi503ppi
Battery capacity3040mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855Kryo 280 Octa-core
CPU specs2.84GHz+2.42GHz×8(OctaCore)2.45GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size6GB4GB
Storage size128GB128GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP13 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP8 MP

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