LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 - specs comparison - PhoneArena

LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 538 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 570 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

75.22 %
84.26 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 540

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

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: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

2.1 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight:

5.26 oz (149.0 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Purple, Pink, White
Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0, EDR

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, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Charging, Video out, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 30, 2014
Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value:

ZNFD855
A3LSMG950U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.21 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.68 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.99 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.76 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 27, 2014
Mar 29, 2017
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