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LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)

Side by side comparison between LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)Compare LG G8 ThinQ X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)

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 (G820QM5)5 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)vsGalaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
+1440x3120 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x3040 pixels
+563 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs495 PPI
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (104GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)121%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
P-OLEDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.1"vs+6.8"11%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP45%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 10MP21%
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
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps25%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3500 mAhvs+4300 mAh23%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
21Wvs+45W114%
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.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

35 Common items in both devices
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
+28 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
ModelG8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Other model namesXfinity Mobile LG G8 ThinQ, LMG820QM5, LM-G820QM5Samsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975W (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Canada
Canada
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019August, 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)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)196 grams (6.86 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 meters 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 meters and 30min
System (OS)LG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
HardwareLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
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, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Display typeP-OLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI495 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 46, 48)
LTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (2-axis): 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 G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 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" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot 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 (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
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
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black
- 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
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standby24720 minutes | 412 hours | 17.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G8 ThinQ (G820QM5)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975W)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.57W/kg (head) | 1.34W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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