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LG Loop GT540 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)

Side by side comparison between LG Loop GT540 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG Loop GT540
3"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
45PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)Compare LG Loop GT540 X
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)

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!

Loop GT5402 Advantages LG Loop GT540vsGalaxy S8 (SM-G9500)45 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
+115 grams (4.03 ounces)35%
Lighter
vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
600Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
256MB SDRAMvs+4GB LPDDR415 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
256MB (130MB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)401 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 16GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC63 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
12.9 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)61%
Thinner
Plastic bodyvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x480 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels27 times
Higher resolution screen
192 PPIvs+568 PPI196%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3"vs+5.8"93%
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 12.2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 2.1 Eclairvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
3G HSDPAvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps141 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Resistivevs+CapacitiveAdvantage
Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive.
Singlevs+MultitouchAdvantage
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+3000 mAh100%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (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.
2.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
HTML, XHTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

9 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
+2 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
ModelLoop GT540Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Other model namesLG GT540 Loop, LG-GT540Galaxy S8 Duos G9500 (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
China
China
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateMay, 2010April, 2017
Depth12.9 millimeters (0.51 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)109 x 54.5 millimeters (4.29 x 2.15 in)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)
Weight115 grams (4.03 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic bodyAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Operating systemAndroid 1.6 DonutAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 2.1 EclairAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm MSM722764bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor600Mhz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-SOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory256MB SDRAM4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256MB (130MB available)64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size3" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~45.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x480 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-pointCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)192 PPI568 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/0.384 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
CallingLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 15 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported8 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supported2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, Xvid, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMAMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- 2GB microSD included
- LG 3Way Sync
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
LGIP-400N
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy380 minutes | 6.3 hours | 0.3 day1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standby30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 days19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days
Radiation rateLG Loop GT540Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G9500)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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