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LG G8 ThinQ G820TMB vs Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A50 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG G8 ThinQ G820TMB
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare LG G8 ThinQ X10Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG G8 ThinQ G820TMB

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!


17 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ G820TMB
G8 ThinQ G820TMBvsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
 23%23%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 112%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (104GB user available)vs64GB (49GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3120 pixelsvs1080x2340 pixels
 40%40%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
563 PPIvs403 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.7 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 167%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsNot supported

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)vsG8 ThinQ G820TMB
 1%1%
+Lighter
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs167 grams (5.85 ounces)
 9%9%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsP-OLED
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.1"
 35%35%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 16MP
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 25MPvs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.04MP
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 14%14%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TV FullSegvsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
ModelG8 ThinQ G820TMBGalaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Also known asT-Mobile LG G8 ThinQ LMG820TMB, LM-G820TMBGalaxy A50 TV digital SM-A505GT/Dual-Sim 4GB RAM + 64GB
Country or region availableUSABrazil
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019March, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
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
Not supported
Operating system (OS)LG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (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 (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/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
Primary / back cameraLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/1.9 1/3.1" 16mm 1.0µm FF)
(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Front / secondary cameraLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Front camera(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.04MP TOF (f/1.4)
25 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV FullSeg
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/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 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)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black, 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
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)21W15W
Talk time1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby26160 minutes | 436 hours | 18.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)LG G8 ThinQ G820TMBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.86 W/Kg (head) | 0.49 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered