Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs LG G8 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
563 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

76.09 %
83.66 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

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

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 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

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
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

5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)
5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White
 

Colors

 
Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine 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

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

24.4 GB
106 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
USB OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
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
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3600 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

66.00 hours
 

Video playback

19.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Feb 15, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link
FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.27 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Body

0.66 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.88 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 799
$ 820
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