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LG K71 (Q730HA) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)

Side by side comparison between LG K71 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K71 (Q730HA)
6.8"
IPS

1080x2460

48
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
28PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)Compare LG K71 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)

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!

K71 (Q730HA)7 Advantages LG K71 (Q730HA)vsGalaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1080x2460 pixels2%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+395 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+6.8"1%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+(front) 32MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+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
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (107GB available)vs+256GB (221GB available)107%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
220 grams (7.7 ounces)vs+192 grams (6.72 ounces)15%
Lighter
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
(triple camera) 48MP + 5MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP52%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches14%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(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-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps16 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+4300 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+25W150%
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.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

25 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
ModelK71 (Q730HA)Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Other model namesLG K71 LMQ730HA, LM-Q730HA (Single-SIM)갤럭시 노트20 SM-N981N (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Latin America)
(Latin America)
South Korea
South Korea
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2020August, 2020
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.7 x 171.4 millimeters (3.06 x 6.75 in)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)
Weight220 grams (7.7 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic 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.
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)LG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps5000/200 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (78)
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
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
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 K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2120º1/5"1.12μm
5MP depthf/2.480.6º1/5"1.12μm
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
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 K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB 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
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Titan, White
- Stylus Pen
- DTS:X 3D stereo sound
- Google Assistant button
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- In some cases includes wireless earphones (LG TONE Free)
- Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.5
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
BL-T48
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts10W Standard charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby42000 minutes | 700 hours | 29.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG K71 (Q730HA)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981N)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.74W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)0.688W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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