LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S9+

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

537 ppi
531 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

81.21 %
83.68 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Silver, Purple, Blue
Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Available to use

50 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), 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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Video out
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Talk time

16.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
35.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
14.2 days (342 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

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

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
102.00 hours

Video playback

 
20.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jan 11, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG965U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.36 W/kg

Body

 
0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.04 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.94 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 840
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