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LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1) vs Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)

Side by side comparison between LG G8 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A13 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)
6.1"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)Compare LG G8 ThinQ X
Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

50
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)

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 (G820UM1)23 Advantages LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)vsGalaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (104GB available)121%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (47GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1440x3120 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+563 PPI109%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MP69%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
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 reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
6.1"vs+6.5"7%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 16MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MP93%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Android 10vs+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 2700 Mbps69%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3500 mAhvs+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

26 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
ModelG8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Other model namesAT&T LG G8 ThinQ LMG820UM1, LM-G820UM1Galaxy A13 (SM-A136U) AT&T/Carriers
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGSamsung
Release date4/11/201912/3/2021, Announced: 12/2/2021
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 151.892 millimeters (2.83 x 5.98 in)76.5 x 164.5 millimeters (3.01 x 6.48 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/waterproof 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

🤖 Operating System

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 12
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1 / 4.1

⚙️ Processor

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833V) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC2 (950MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (47GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.1" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)563 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered90Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps2700/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSub6/mmWave (2, 5, 66, 77)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm1.0µmFF
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOFf/1.4
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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

🔌 Connectivity

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy19 hours38 hours (1.6 days)
Standby504 hours (21 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Aurora Black, Platinum Gray
- 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
- Colors: Black

☢️ Radiation rate

LG G8 ThinQ (G820UM1)Samsung Galaxy A13 5G (SM-A136U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.27W/kg (head), 0.58W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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