LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

538 ppi
576 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.22 %
72.30 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Geo tagging
RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Features

Optical image stabilization
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

Back: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Purple, Pink, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
24.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 3, 7, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.8 days (548 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

23.0 days (553 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
55.00 hours

Video playback

 
16.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 30, 2014
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value: ZNFD855 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.21 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Body

0.68 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.99 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.76 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 699

Availability

Officially announced

May 27, 2014
Feb 21, 2016
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