Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) vs LG V40 ThinQ

Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

386 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

74.51 %
83.68 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Yes
Adreno 630

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Available to use

23.5 GB
47.58 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.2 days (413 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

44.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 inches (156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm)
6.25 x 2.98 x 0.3 inches (158.8 x 75.7 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Silver, Blue
Aurora black, Moroccan blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 900

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 30, 2016
Oct 03, 2018
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