Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs LG V30

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.78 %
81.21 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches (151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust, Shock

IP certified

 
IP 68

MIL-STD-810 certified

 
Yes

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black, Silver, Purple, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
50 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
3300 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)
15.2 days (365 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

84.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 17, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 66

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, Video out

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

T3
M3, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
 

Body

0.72 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.07 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 
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