LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A70

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Display

Display size

6.1 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1080 x 2400 pixels

Pixel density

563 ppi
393 ppi

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
85.97 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

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
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
32 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: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
8 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: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
32 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)
6.47 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.46 oz (183 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, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

 
Black, Pink, 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

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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 612

RAM

6 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Available to use

106 GB
108.3 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)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+, 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 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
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 (1205 min)
 

Stand-by time

17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Music playback

 
128.00 hours

Video playback

 
24.00 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
Mar 28, 2019

FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA705FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body

0.95 W/kg
0.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.29 W/kg
0.38 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
25W charger

MSRP price

$ 820
 
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