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

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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 support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Hardware
System chip
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72 (10 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)
Processor
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit
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 (15.x, 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 (996 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 17 h (996 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: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; 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 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.88 oz (195.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.57 oz (158.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 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
 
See the full Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note8 vs LG V30 specs comparison or compare them to other phones using our Specs Comparison tool.




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Apple iPhone X specs
  • Display 5.8 inches 2436 x 1125 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera) 7 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A11 Bionic 3GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2716 mAh
  • OS iOS 15.x
Samsung Galaxy Note8 specs
  • Display 6.3 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo Samsung Experience UI
LG V30 specs
  • Display 6.0 inches 2880 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Dual camera) 5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie LG UX UI
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