LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

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Display

Display size

6.1 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1440 x 3040 pixels

Pixel density

563 ppi
502 ppi

Technology

OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
89.26 %

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 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera

 
 

Hardware Features

 
Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
10 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Autofocus
Dual-Camera, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.40 x 3.04 x 0.31 inches (162.6 x 77.1 x 7.94 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.98 oz (198 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Crown silver, Majestic black, Royal gold

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

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 855

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Available to use

106 GB
225 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

USB OTG
USB OTG, Video out

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), Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

5G

 
Bands n260, n261

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless 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)
15.5 days (372 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Internet use

 
3G: 15 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 16 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 15, 2019
Apr 05, 2019

FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG977U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
0.30 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
1.39 W/kg

Phablet

3.88 W/kg
3.98 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
Samsung special screen protector ( already on device ), Wall adapter/USB cable/USB connector, Quick reference guide, Important consumer safety information, Product safety, and warranty brochure

MSRP price

$ 820
$ 1300
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