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LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

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LG V20

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Design

Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
Operating systemAndroid (7.0)Android (7.0)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions6.29 in x 3.07 in x 0.3 in6.28 in x 2.89 in x 0.32 in
Weight6.14 oz6.1 oz
RuggedYes (Shock proof)Yes (Water, Dust proof)
IP certified Yes (IP68)
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYes 
MaterialsMain body: aluminumMain body: glass
FeaturesFingerprint (touch)Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Keys  
Left sideYesYes
Volume controlVolume control, Other
Right side Yes
 Lock/Unlock key
BacksideYes 
Lock/Unlock key 
Available color optionsGray, Silver, PinkBlack, Gold, Gray, Silver, Blue

Display

Physical size 5.72 in6.22 in
Display resolutionOther (1440x2560 pixels)Other (1440x2960 pixels)
TechnologyIPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen-to-body ratio72.4%83.32%
Colors16 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 sensorHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Additional displayYes (Color) 
Display resolutionOther 
1040 x 160 pixels 
Touch screenYes 
Capacitive 

Hardware

System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 820 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Processor modelKryo (Quad-core,2150 MHz,64-bit,14nm)Kryo 280 (Octa-core,2450 MHz,64-bit,10nm)
3D Graphics hardware acceleratorYes (Adreno 530)Yes (Adreno 540)
RAM4 GB (Quad-channel, LPDDR4)4 GB (Dual-channel, LPDDR4)
1866 MHz1866 MHz
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB
Maximum User Storage50 GB 
Memory card supportYes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, up to 2,000 GB)Yes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, up to 256 GB)

Camera

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"1/2.55"
Pixel size 1.4μm
Hardware FeaturesDual-camera, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser, Phase detection)Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)
Software FeaturesManual focus, Object tracking, Touch to focus, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingManual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed controlExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Frames, Effects
Video captureYes (3840x2160 (4K))Yes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 30), 2560x1440 (QHD), 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), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Additional cameraYes (5 megapixels)Yes (8 megapixels)
FeaturesWide AngleWide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Video capture 2560x1440 (QHD)

Battery

Capacity3200 mAh3500 mAh
Type Li-ion
Wireless charging Built-in (Qi, Powermat)
Battery timesTalk time: 8 hours / Stand-by time: 4 days (104 hours) / Talk time (3G) : 11.8 hours / Stand-by time 3G: 4 days (104 hours)Talk time: 34 hours / Stand-by time: 14 days (343 hours) / Music playback : 78 hours / Video playback : 18 hours
Internet use  
3G 13 %01.0f hours
LTE 15%01.0f hours
Wi-Fi 15%01.0f hours

Multimedia

Screen mirroringDLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPortDLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm
Additional microphone/sYesYes (Noise cancellation)
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

Network technologyGSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41 )GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 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/sLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
2G DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE, GPRS
nano-SIM Yes
HD Voice Yes
Global roamingYesYes

Phone features

SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
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, 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
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 M3, T3

Connectivity

BluetoothYes (4.2)Yes (5.0, Yes)
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)
Wi-Fi 802.11Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)
 MIMO
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
USBYes (USB 2.0)Yes (USB 3.1)
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Connector type USB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Mobile Payment Samsung Pay
Charging connectorUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
PositioningGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
NavigationYes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)

Regulatory Approval

Regulatory ApprovalYesYes
FCC ID valueZNFH990A3LSMG955U
FCC ID link linklink
Date approvedNov 01, 2016Apr 06, 2017
US SAR  
Head0.36 W/kg0.33 W/kg
Body0.86 W/kg0.29 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission1.39 W/kg1.55 W/kg
Wireless Router0.86 W/kg0.19 W/kg

Availability

Officially announcedYes (Sep 06, 2016)Yes (Mar 29, 2017)
Market statusAvailableAvailable
Release dateSep 29, 2016Apr 21, 2017

US carrier availability

CarrierT-Mobile (Available (Oct 28, 2016)), Verizon (Available (Oct 20, 2016)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Oct 28, 2016)), AT&T (Available (Oct 24, 2016)), Sprint (Available (Oct 28, 2016))Verizon (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Apr 19, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Apr 21, 2017)), Tracfone (Upcoming (Mar 31, 2017))