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LG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)
6.1"
IPS

1440x3120

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)Compare LG G7 ThinQ X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)7 Advantages LG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)vsGalaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
+162 grams (5.67 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1440x3120 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2960 pixels
+563 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs531 PPI
+(dual camera) 16MP + 16MP32%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+USB Type-C SlimPort®Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
64GB (48GB user free)vs+128GB (111GB user free)131%
More internal storage for applications and files
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
6.1"vs+6.2"2%
Larger screen
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusvs+PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches22%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
f/1.6 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)7%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps17%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

36 Common items in both devices
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
OIS: Optical stabilization
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
ModelG7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Other model namesLG G7 (Verizon), LMG710VMP.AVRZPL, LM-G710VMP, LG JudyGalaxy S9+ SM-G9650/DS (Snapdragon) Dual-sim, SM-G9650/1DL
Country or region availableUSA
USA
BrazilChina
Brazil, China
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018February, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 153.2 millimeters (2.83 x 6.03 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight162 grams (5.67 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
HardwareLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB user free)
UFS 2.1
128GB (111GB user free)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39 ,40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 107º FF)
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Blue, Red
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- DTS-X sound 7.1 channel
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy2220 minutes | 37 hours | 1.5 daysfeature not registered
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G7 ThinQ (G710VMP)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G9650 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.62W/kg (head) | 1.28W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.28W/kg (head) | 1.08W/kg (body)