Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs LG G8 ThinQ vs LG G7 ThinQ

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Display

Size:

6.9 inches
6.1 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 509 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

90.70 %
83.66 %
82.97 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
1000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Adreno 640
Adreno 630

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 103.8 GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB
64GB, available to use: 47.42 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
3500 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

108 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera:

48 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
8 MP (Wide Angle)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.03 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

7.83 oz (222.0 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)
5.71 oz (162.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Cosmic black, Cosmic grey
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Platinum gray, Aurora black, Moroccan blue, Raspberry rose

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 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), 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 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 46

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM
FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, OTG
Video out, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M4, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 28, 2020
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG988B link
ZNFG820UM link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body:

0.41 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet:

2.12 W/kg
3.88 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1400
$ 820

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 11, 2020
Feb 24, 2019
May 02, 2018
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