LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

561 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

79.47 %
85.73 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
 

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

13 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Silver
Black, Coral, Blue, White

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), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 
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