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LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

  • LG V30

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8

LG V30

8.2 / 10 (pro rating)

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Design

Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone
Operating systemAndroid (8.0, 7.1)Android (8.0, 7.1)
Form factorCandybarCandybar
Dimensions5.97 in x 2.97 in x 0.29 in6.4 in x 2.94 in x 0.34 in
Weight5.57 oz6.88 oz
RuggedYes (Water, Dust, Shock proof)Yes (Water, Dust proof)
IP certifiedYes (IP68)Yes (IP68)
MIL-STD-810 certifiedYes 
MaterialsMain body: glassMain body: glass
Features Stylus
BiometricsFacial recognition, Fingerprint (touch)Iris scanner, Facial recognition, Fingerprint (touch)
Keys  
Left sideYesYes
Volume control, Lock/Unlock keyVolume control
Right side Yes
 Lock/Unlock key
Available color optionsBlack, Silver, Purple, BlueBlack, Gray

Display

Physical size 6 in6.3 in
Display resolutionOther (1440x2880 pixels)Other (1440x2960 pixels)
TechnologyP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen-to-body ratio81.21%82.98%
Colors16 777 21616 777 216
Touch screenYes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Multi-touch: Yes)
FeaturesHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Processor modelKryo 280 (Octa-core,2450 MHz,64-bit,10nm)Kryo 280 (Octa-core,2350 MHz,64-bit,10nm)
3D Graphics hardware acceleratorYes (Adreno 540)Yes (Adreno 540)
RAM4 GB6 GB
Memory architectureDual-channelDual-channel
TypeLPDDR4LPDDR4
Built-in storage64 GB64 GB
Maximum User Storage50 GB53 GB
Memory card supportYes (up to 2,000 GB)Yes (up to 256 GB)
Type microSDXC, microSDHC, microSDmicroSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

Camera

CameraYes (16 megapixels)Yes (12 megapixels)
FlashYes (LED)Yes (LED)
Aperture sizeF1.6F1.7
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 26mm
Camera sensor size1/3.09"1/2.55"
Pixel size1μm1.4μm
Optical zoom Yes
Hardware FeaturesSecond camera, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser, Phase detection)Second camera, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)
Software FeaturesManual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, Digital image stabilization, Histogram, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo taggingManual focus, 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, Effects
Video captureYes (3840x2160 (4K), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD))Yes (3840x2160 (4K) (Frame rate: Frame rate: 30), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps))
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharingTime-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 Angle, AutofocusAutofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD) 

Battery

Capacity3300 mAh3300 mAh
TypeLi-Polymer 
Fast ChargeYes (Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0)Yes (Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0)
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi, Powermat)Built-in (Qi, Powermat)
Battery timesTalk time: 16.5 hours / Stand-by time 4G: 15 days (365 hours)Talk time: 22 hours / Music playback : 74 hours / Video playback : 16 hours
Internet use  
3G 12 %01.0f hours
LTE 13%01.0f hours
Wi-Fi 14%01.0f hours

Multimedia

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

Cellular

Network technologyGSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), CDMA (800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 66 )GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), CDMA (800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 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 )
DataLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTSLTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
2G DataEDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DOEDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
nano-SIMYesYes
HD VoiceYesYes
VoLTEYesYes
Global roamingYesYes

Phone features

SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music 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, Flashlight, 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 YesYes
Hearing Aid Compatibility ratingM3, T3M4, T3

Connectivity

BluetoothYes (5.0)Yes (5.0)
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced 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)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Heart Rate Profile, Health Device Profile (HDP), 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)
 MIMO
Mobile HotspotYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes
USBYes (USB 3.1)Yes
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB OTG, 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, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
PositioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, GalileoGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Regulatory Approval

Regulatory Approval Yes
FCC ID value A3LSMN950U
FCC ID link  link
Date approved Jul 28, 2017
US SAR  
Head 0.7 W/kg
Body 0.14 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router 0.36 W/kg

Availability

Officially announcedYes (Aug 31, 2017)Yes (Aug 23, 2017)
Market statusAvailableAvailable
Release dateSep 21, 2017Sep 15, 2017

Shopping information

MSRP price $930

US carrier availability

CarrierAT&T (Available (Oct 05, 2017)), Verizon (Available (Oct 05, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Oct 13, 2017)), T-Mobile (Discontinued (Apr 30, 2018)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Oct 09, 2017)), U.S. Cellular, T-MobileVerizon (Available (Sep 15, 2017)), AT&T (Available (Sep 15, 2017)), Sprint (Available (Sep 15, 2017)), T-Mobile (Available (Sep 15, 2017)), U.S. Cellular (Available (Sep 15, 2017))