LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 513 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz (adaptable)

Screen-to-body:

72.40 %
89.33 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Additional display:

160 pixels 1040 x, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 680, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 50 GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (13, 12, 11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3200 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.14 oz (174.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Silver, Pink
Phantom black, Silver

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

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+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG998U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1200

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 06, 2016
Jan 14, 2021
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