LG V40 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
537 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

P-OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

83.68 %
85.24 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

6GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP
25 MP

Features

OIS, PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

16 MP
8 MP

Features

Ultra-wide, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
Ultra-wide

Third camera

12 MP
5 MP

Features

Telephoto, OIS, PDAF
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

8 MP
25 MP

Features

Dual-Camera, Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

6.25 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches (158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 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

Aurora black, Moroccan blue
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

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

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 900
$ 350
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