LG G8S ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A51

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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2248 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
405 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

81.32 %
87.37 %

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 855
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

6GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3550 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; 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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF), Autofocus, HDR)
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.11 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 76.6 x 7.99 mm)
6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.38 oz (181 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Mirror black, Mirror teal, Mirror white
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+
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