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Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs LG V30

  • Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • LG V30

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

9.0 / 10 (pro rating)

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LG V30

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Design

Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
Operating systemiOS (11.x)Android (7.1)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions6.24 in x 3.07 in x 0.3 in5.97 in x 2.97 in x 0.29 in
Weight7.13 oz5.57 oz
RuggedYes (Water, Dust proof)Yes (Water, Dust, Shock proof)
IP certifiedYes (IP67)Yes (IP68)
MIL-STD-810 certified Yes
MaterialsMain body: glassMain body: glass
FeaturesFingerprint (touch)Fingerprint (touch)
Keys  
Left sideYesYes
Volume control, OtherVolume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right sideYes 
Lock/Unlock key 
Available color optionsGold, Gray, SilverBlack, Silver, Purple, Blue

Display

Physical size 5.5 in6 in
Display resolutionOther (1080x1920 pixels)Other (1440x2880 pixels)
TechnologyIPS LCDP-OLED
Screen-to-body ratio67.47%81.21%
Colors16 777 21616 777 216
Peak brightness625cd/m2 (nit) 
Touch screenYes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)
FeaturesOleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chipApple A11 BionicQualcomm Snapdragon 835
Processor model Kryo 280 (Octa-core,2450 MHz,64-bit,10nm)
3D Graphics hardware acceleratorYes (Apple 3-core GPU)Yes (Adreno 540)
RAM3 GB (LPDDR4)4 GB (Dual-channel, LPDDR4)
 1866 MHz
Built-in storage256 GB64 GB
Maximum User Storage 50 GB
Memory card support Yes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, up to 2,000 GB)

Camera

CameraYes (12 megapixels)Yes (16 megapixels)
FlashYes (Quad LED)Yes (Dual LED)
Aperture sizeF1.8F1.6
Camera sensor size 1/3.09"
Pixel size1.22μm1μm
Optical zoomYes (2x) 
Hardware FeaturesDual-camera, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Dual-camera, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser, Phase detection)
Software FeaturesRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingManual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Digital image stabilization, Histogram, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Effects
Video captureYes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 60), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps))Yes (3840x2160 (4K), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD))
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Additional cameraYes (7 megapixels)Yes (5 megapixels)
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Wide Angle, Autofocus
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)

Battery

Capacity2691 mAh3300 mAh
TypeLi-ionLi-Polymer
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi)Built-in (Qi, Powermat)
Battery timesTalk time: 21 hours / Music playback : 60 hours / Video playback : 14 hoursTalk time (3G) : 22 hours / Stand-by time 3G: 18 days (440 hours) / Talk time (4G) : 17 hours

Multimedia

Screen mirroringWireless screen shareDLNA, Wireless screen share
Headphones connectorProprietary3.5mm
Additional microphone/sYesYes (Noise cancellation)
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

Network technologyGSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 20, 29, 30, 66 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )
DataLTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
2G DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE, GPRS
nano-SIMYesYes
HD VoiceYesYes
VoLTEYesYes
Global roamingYesYes

Phone features

SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
NotificationsHaptic feedbackHaptic feedback
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timerCalendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
E-mailYesYes
SupportsIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant messagingYesYes
Services Hangouts / Google Talk
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Hearing Aid Compatibility Yes 
Hearing Aid Compatibility ratingM3, T4 

Connectivity

BluetoothYes (5.0)Yes (5.0)
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Wi-Fi 802.11Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, i)
MIMO 
Mobile HotspotYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes
USBYesYes (USB 3.1)
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Connector type ProprietaryUSB Type-C (reversible)
Mobile PaymentApple Pay 
Charging connectorProprietarymicroUSB
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
PositioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo
NavigationYes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)

Regulatory Approval

Regulatory Approval Yes
FCC ID value ZNFH930
FCC ID link  link
Date approved Sep 01, 2017
US SAR  
Head 0.28 W/kg
Body 0.96 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission 1.58 W/kg
Wireless Router 1.09 W/kg

Availability

Officially announcedYes (Sep 12, 2017)Yes (Aug 31, 2017)
Market statusAvailableAvailable
Release dateSep 22, 2017Sep 21, 2017

Shopping information

AccessoriesEarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 
MSRP price$949 

US carrier availability

CarrierVerizon (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Sep 22, 2017)), Virgin Mobile (Available (Sep 28, 2017)), Boost Mobile (Available (Sep 28, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Oct 25, 2017)), Cricket (Available (Oct 25, 2017)), MetroPCS (Available (Nov 14, 2017))AT&T (Available (Oct 05, 2017)), Verizon (Available (Oct 05, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Oct 13, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Nov 17, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Oct 09, 2017)), U.S. Cellular, T-Mobile