Features Key features of the Galaxy S8  vs LG V20 

screen size

Galaxy S8
5.8"
LG V20
5.7"

screen resolution

Galaxy S8
2960 x 1440
LG V20
1040 x 160

memory

Galaxy S8
4 GB
LG V20
4 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy S8
12 MP
LG V20
16 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Samsung Galaxy S8

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Much higher resolution 2960 x 1440 vs 1040 x 160 More than 25.5x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 567 ppi vs 184 ppi More than 3x sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Longer talk time 1,740 min vs 480 min Around 3.8x longer talk time; go days without charging
Longer standby time 19,296 min vs 6,192 min More than 3x longer standby time
Lighter 152 g vs 174 g Around 15% lighter
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 30x higher def video
Faster processor 2.35 GHz vs 2.15 GHz Around 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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LG V20

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Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Around 35% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S8  vs
LG V20 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.8" 5.7"
Resolution 2960 x 1440 1040 x 160
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 567 ppi 184 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.35 GHz 2.15 GHz
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 64 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 12 MP 16 MP
Resolution 12 MP 16 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 8 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth

form factor

Galaxy S8  vs
LG V20 
Weight 152 g 174 g
Thickness 8 mm 7.6 mm
Size 68.1 x 148.9 x 8 mm 78.1 x 159.7 x 7.6 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS No No

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 7.0 Android 7.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

battery

Talk time 1,740 min 480 min
Standby time 19,296 min 6,192 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 3,200 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S8
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