Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: specs comparison


With the iPhone X now official, it's time to compare it against some of the best Android devices out there, namely the Galaxy Note 8 and the LG V30.

You saw that coming, right? We mean, that's essentially the cream of the Android crop at the moment, thus comparing Apple's most advanced iPhone yet with these two monsters is quite natural. 

Snapdragons go against Apple's own chips, productivity features clash, and classy bezel-busting designs wage war on one another, vying for their place in your pocket.  

Here goes:

Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.3 inches
6.0 inches

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

82.35 %
82.98 %
81.21 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 
 

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256GB, not expandable
64GB
64GB

OS

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

2716 mAh
3300 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
22.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1010 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 17 h (1010 min)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
 
 

Stand-by time (4G)

 
 
15.2 days (365 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

60.00 hours
74.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
16.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
13 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 MP
8 MP
5 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.88 oz (195.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.57 oz (158.0 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust, Shock; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 1149
$ 930
 
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