LG G8S ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S20+

$449 VIEW ON AMAZON
$880 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2248 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio,
402 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
524 PPI

Technology

OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

81.32 %
90.94 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB
12GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3550 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera

 
0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.0

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

6.11 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 76.6 x 7.99 mm)
6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.38 oz (181 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.56 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 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, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Colors

Mirror black, Mirror teal, Mirror white
Cosmic grey, Cloud blue, Cosmic black, Cosmic white, Aura red, Aura blue

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 1200
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