Samsung Galaxy S9 vs LG G7 ThinQ vs Sony Xperia XZ3

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.1 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 563 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

84.36 %
82.97 %
80.67 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1000 cd/m2 (nit)
550 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 630
Adreno 630

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB, available to use: 47.42 GB
64GB, available to use: 49 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3000 mAh
3330 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle)
13 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.03 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.22 x 2.87 x 0.39 inches (158 x 73 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
5.71 oz (162.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Platinum gray, Aurora black, Moroccan blue, Raspberry rose
Black, Green, Red, White

Cellular

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), 17(700 b), 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 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018
Aug 03, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG960U link
PY7-26828G link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.35 W/kg
0.14 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.95 W/kg
0.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 720
$ 900

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
May 02, 2018
Aug 30, 2018
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