LG V40 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy M31

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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 %
83.97 %

Peak brightness:

420 cd/m2 (nit)

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

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Exynos 9611

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 LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 47.58 GB
64GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 49 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), LG UX UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
6000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle)
32 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.25 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches (158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.2 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
6.74 oz (191.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Aurora black, Moroccan blue
Blue, Black, Red

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), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

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, 1700/2100, 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, 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

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

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:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 07, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMM315F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.42 W/kg

Body:

0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.74 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 900
€ 240

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy M31 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

15W fast charger, Data cable, Ejection pin, User Manual

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 03, 2018
Feb 25, 2020
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