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LG V30S ThinQ vs LG V60 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S20

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.8 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 566 PPI

Technology:

P-OLED
OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

81.21 %
83.39 %
88.59 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650
Adreno 650

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, available to use: 99 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo), LG UX UI
Android (10)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, 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
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

HQVGA (240x160) (ToF 3D depth sensing)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.4; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
10 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)
6.67 x 3.06 x 0.35 inches (169.4 x 77.7 x 8.9 mm)
5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
7.72 oz (219.0 g)
5.78 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Blue
White, Blue
Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G:

n2, n41, n66, n71, Sub-6
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T4
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 24, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.25 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 930
$ 1000

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB Type-C Cable, Quick Charge 3.0 Charger, Headphones, SIM removal tool
AC adapter (charger), USB C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
Feb 26, 2020
Feb 11, 2020
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