Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs LG G7 ThinQ

Display

Display size

5.6 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

441 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

75.60 %
82.97 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
1000 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware 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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, 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) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
Wide Angle

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.03 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Blue
Black, Gray, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
47.42 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), 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, 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 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Video out

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66
Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 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

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
15.6 days (374 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

43.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Phone features

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 14, 2017
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA530F link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.26 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.54 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Dec 19, 2017
May 02, 2018
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