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LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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LG V20

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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
Operating systemAndroid (7.0)Android (8.0, 7.0, 6.0)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions6.29 in x 3.07 in x 0.3 in5.94 in x 2.86 in x 0.3 in
Weight6.14 oz5.54 oz
RuggedYes (Shock proof)Yes (Water, Dust proof)
IP certified Yes (IP68)
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYes 
MaterialsMain body: aluminumMain body: glass
Features Touch sensitive control keys
Left sideYesYes
Volume controlVolume control
Right side Yes
 Lock/Unlock key
Lock/Unlock key 
Available color optionsGray, Silver, PinkBlack, Gold, Silver, Pink, White


Physical size 5.72 in5.5 in
Display resolutionOther (1440x2560 pixels)Other (1440x2560 pixels)
TechnologyIPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen-to-body ratio72.4%76.09%
Colors16 777 21616 777 216
Touch screenYes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Additional displayYes (Color) 
Display resolutionOther 
1040 x 160 pixels 
Touch screenYes 


System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 820Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Processor modelKryo (Quad-core,2150 MHz,64-bit,14nm)Kryo (Quad-core,2200 MHz,64-bit,14nm)
3D Graphics hardware acceleratorYes (Adreno 530)Yes (Adreno 530)
Memory architectureQuad-channelQuad-channel
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB
Maximum User Storage50 GB24.4 GB
Memory card supportYes (up to 2,000 GB)Yes (up to 200 GB)
Type microSDXC, microSDHC, microSDmicroSDXC, microSDHC, microSD


CameraYes (16 megapixels)Yes (12 megapixels)
FlashYes (Dual LED)Yes (LED)
Aperture sizeF1.8F1.7
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 26mm
Camera sensor size1/2.8"1/2.5"
Pixel size 1.4μm
Hardware FeaturesSecond camera, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser, Phase detection)Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)
Software FeaturesManual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Histogram, Touch to focus, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingRAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed controlExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Video captureYes (3840x2160 (4K))Yes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 30), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps))
FeaturesContinuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharingHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Additional cameraYes (5 megapixels)Yes (5 megapixels)
FeaturesWide AngleHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Capacity3200 mAh3600 mAh
Type Li-ion
Wireless charging Optional
Battery timesTalk time: 14.2 hours / Stand-by time: 18 days (426 hours)Talk time (3G) : 36 hours / Music playback : 66 hours / Video playback : 19 hours
Internet use  
3G 13 %01.0f hours
LTE 15%01.0f hours
Wi-Fi 15%01.0f hours


Screen mirroringDLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPortWireless screen share
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm
Additional microphone/sYes (Noise cancellation)Yes (Noise cancellation)
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

Supports HTML, HTML5
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+


Network technologyGSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), CDMA (800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25 )GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )
DataLTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
nano-SIM Yes
HD VoiceYesYes
Global roamingYesYes

Phone features

SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
NotificationsHaptic feedbackHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
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, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timerCalendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SupportsIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant messagingYesYes
ServicesHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Hearing Aid Compatibility  Yes
Hearing Aid Compatibility rating M4, T3


BluetoothYes (4.2)Yes (4.2)
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Serial Port (SPP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), 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, e)
 Dual antennas, MIMO
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
USBYes (USB 2.0)Yes (USB 2.0)
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Connector type USB Type-C (reversible)microUSB
Mobile Payment Samsung Pay
Charging connectorUSB Type-C (reversible)microUSB
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
PositioningGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationYes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)

Regulatory Approval

Regulatory Approval Yes
FCC ID value A3LSMG935F
FCC ID link  link
Date approved Feb 12, 2016
Head 0.27 W/kg
Body 0.66 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router 0.96 W/kg


Officially announcedYes (Sep 06, 2016)Yes (Feb 21, 2016)
Market statusAvailableAvailable
Release dateSep 29, 2016Mar 11, 2016

Shopping information

MSRP price $799

US carrier availability

CarrierT-Mobile (Discontinued (Feb 12, 2018)), Verizon (Discontinued (Feb 12, 2018)), U.S. Cellular (Discontinued (Jan 25, 2018)), AT&T (Discontinued (Mar 08, 2018)), Sprint (Discontinued (Jun 15, 2018))Sprint (Discontinued (Oct 23, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Mar 11, 2016)), T-Mobile (Discontinued (Apr 16, 2018)), Verizon (Available (Mar 11, 2016)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Mar 11, 2016)), Boost Mobile (Available (Dec 13, 2017))