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LG V10 (VS990) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)

Side by side comparison between LG V10 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG V10 (VS990)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
27PointsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)Compare LG V10 X
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)

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!

V10 (VS990)5 Advantages LG V10 (VS990)vsGalaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
+(back) 16MP30%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+(dual front camera) 5MP + 5MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+18W20%
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
+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core61%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
eMMC 5.0vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+173 grams (6.06 ounces)11%
Lighter
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)6%
Thinner
Stainless steel and plastic frame, glass front, plastic backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1440x2560 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels16%
Higher resolution screen
515 PPIvs+531 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.7"vs+6.2"9%
Larger screen
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
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
3000 mAhvs+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

29 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available)
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF: laser detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
ModelV10 (VS990)Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Other model namesVerizon LG V10 VS990, LG VS990, LG HPFNTT DoCoMo Galaxy S8+ SM-G955D (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Japan
Japan
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2015May, 2017
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)79.3 x 159.6 millimeters (3.12 x 6.28 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel and plastic frame, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersMIL-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 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 418Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.0
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 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 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13)LTE Cat16 (1,3,4,5,8,12,13,17,19,21,28)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41,42)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
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 V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
5 megapixels
5MP
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
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
- 2.1" secondary display 160x1040 pixels
- Dual front camera
- Knock Code
- Hi-Fi DAC sound
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 40min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- MIL-STD-810G certified: shock resistant
- 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 V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standby10080 minutes | 168 hours | 7 days20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Radiation rateLG V10 (VS990)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SC-03J)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.54W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.207W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
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