LG V30 vs Galaxy Note 8 vs OnePlus 5 vs HTC U11: Android heavyweights specs comparison


With the LG V30 now being official, the Android heavyweights space is getting more cramped than ever.

The brand new Galaxy Note 8, the excellent OnePlus 5, and the surprisingly-solid HTC U11 will be waging a war for consumers' pockets come the next few months, and the LG V30 will have a tough mission ahead of itself, considering that Google will have the final say with the second generation of its Pixel phones.

But as for now, these are the devices that stand between the LG V30 and the path to success. Let's see how they compare in terms of specs and specs alone, shall we?

SpecsLG V30Samsung Galaxy Note 8OnePlus 5HTC U11
Display6.0-inch AMOLED
1440 x 2880 pixels
6.3-inch AMOLED
1440 x 2960 pixels
5.5-inch AMOLED
1080 x 1920 pixels
5.5-inch S-LCD 5
1440 x 2560 pixels
Size151.4 x 75.2 x 7.4 mm162.5 x 74.6 x 8.5 mm154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm
Screen-to-body ratio81.63%82.98%72.93%%71.34%
ProcessorSnapdragon 835Snapdragon 835Snapdragon 835Snapdragon 835
RAM4GB6GB6GB / 8GB4GB
Storage64GB + microSD64GB + microSD 64, 128GB64GB + microSD
Battery3,300mAh + wireless charging3,300mAh, wireless + fast charging3,300mAh, fast charging3,000mAh, fast charging
Rear camera16MP f/1.6 + 13MP f/1.9 wide-angle
OIS
12MP f/1.7+ 12MP f/2.4 telephoto
Dual OIS
4K video recording
16MP f/1.7 + 20MP
f/2.6
EIS
2.0x optical zoom
4K video recording
12MP f/1.7
OIS
4K video recording
Front camera5MP wide-angle8MP f/1.716MP f/2.016MP
SoftwareAndroid 7.xAndroid 7.xAndroid 7.xAndroid 7.1
Water resistanceIP68-certifiedIP68-certified (water-proof), shatter-resistant-Yes, IP67-certified (water-proof)
Special featuresHi-Fi lossless audio recording, Floating Bar, fingerprint scanner, USB Type-CS Pen, fingerprint scanner, iris scanner, USB Type-CFingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, Dual nano-SIM slotFingerprint scanner, squeezable frame, USB Type-C
ColorsBlack, SilverMidnight Black, Orchid GreyMidnight Black, Slate GreyBlack, Silver, Blue, White

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4 Comments

1. srgonu

Posts: 548; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Good that I pre-ordered note 8. Nothing impressive unless you are a audiophile. Not even 6GB RAM.

2. Jishnusur

Posts: 173; Member since: Oct 07, 2013

This is such a wonderful phone. I am a OnePlus 5 user. I wish i could afford this. Lg is back again with the perfect design, unlike a few tall phones which weigh 200gms. This is what a perfect smartphone design should be. I wish OnePlus comes with something like this next year. LG you have hit it hard! Great job!

3. raky_b

Posts: 390; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Look very nice, but I don't get it how it's possible that is 7mm wider than regular S8, if it is baseless!? I understand it has a little bigger screen, but that just seems too much

4. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Because the S8 is a skinny jean phone...the V30 has a flat screen and thankfully no glare on the sides like the S8 because of those curved edges bleh!!

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