Samsung Galaxy S6 vs LG G8 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

70.48 %
83.66 %

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 640

RAM

3 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Dual-Camera, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
OTG, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 820
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