LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A71 5G

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Display

Size

6.1 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
563 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
393 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body

83.66 %
88.38 %

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Samsung Exynos 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Arm Cortex-A77 and Arm Cortex A55, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Mali-G76 MP5

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 106 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 104.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (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: 12 mm

Third camera

 
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

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), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.40 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches (162.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Prism Cube black, Prism Cube sliver, Prism Cube blue

Cellular

5G

 
n41, n78, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 15, 2019
Jun 04, 2020

FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA716U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
0.69 W/kg

Body

0.95 W/kg
1.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.29 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Phablet

3.88 W/kg
3.93 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 820
$ 600

In The Box

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A71 5G Manual as a PDF file.

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 24, 2019
Apr 08, 2020
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