LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A30

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Display

Display size

6.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

563 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
85.24 %

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

 
Black, Blue, White

Colors

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB

Available to use

106 GB
49.6 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

USB OTG
Mass storage device

Location

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, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
77.00 hours

Video playback

 
18.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 15, 2019
Feb 14, 2019

FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA305F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
0.32 W/kg

Body

0.95 W/kg
0.52 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.43 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.29 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Phablet

3.88 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
 

MSRP price

$ 820
 
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