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LG G8 ThinQ (G820N) vs Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)

Side by side comparison between LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A51 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Compare LG G8 ThinQ X
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

G8 ThinQ (G820N)19 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)vsGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1440x3120 pixels73%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+563 PPI39%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+21W40%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
P-OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.1"vs+6.5"7%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 16MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP75%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/2" inches30%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3500 mAhvs+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

30 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (107GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
ModelG8 ThinQ (G820N)Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Other model namesLG G8 LM-G820N (LGU+, KT, SKT), LMG820NSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DS
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019December, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
Not supported
System (OS)LG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps600/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1.0μm2x-optical-zoomOISPDAF
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.12µm
5MP telephotof/2.440mm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Carmine Red
- LG UX 8.0
- Always-on display
- DCI-P3 100%, Dolby Vision and HDR10 display
- DTS: X surround sound
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- Quick Charge 3.0
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- DMB TV (Korea)
- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G8 ThinQ (G820N)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.369W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
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