LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

537 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

81.21 %
85.24 %

Features

HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Silver, Purple, Blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

50 GB
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Video out
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 66
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Talk time

16.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

15.2 days (365 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 11, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.34 W/kg

Body

 
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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