LG G6 vs LG G8S ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A51

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1440 pixels, 561 PPI
2248 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

79.47 %
81.32 %
87.37 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor:

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 640
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM:

4GB
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 20.56 GB
128GB
128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
3550 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF), Autofocus, HDR)
32 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.11 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 76.6 x 7.99 mm)
6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
6.38 oz (181.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver
Mirror black, Mirror teal, Mirror white
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 28, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA515FN link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg

Phablet:

2.76 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 400

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A51 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2017
Jul 02, 2019
Dec 12, 2019
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