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

Flash

LED
LED

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, Video calling, Video sharing

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 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

MIL-STD-810 certified

Yes
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

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

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

Maximum User Storage

50 GB
107 GB

Storage expansion

up to 2000 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

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

Talk time

16.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 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 26 days (627 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 11, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC 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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