LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 513 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 441 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.40 %
75.60 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display:

1040 x 160 pixels, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Mali-G71

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 50 GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3200 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"
Aperture size: F1.7

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
16 MP (Dual-Camera)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)
5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

6.14 oz (174.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Shock; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
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), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 14, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA530F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 06, 2016
Dec 19, 2017
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