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LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7) vs Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between LG V40 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A52 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)
6.4"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)Compare LG V40 ThinQ X
Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)

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!

V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)14 Advantages LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)vsGalaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1440x3120 pixels73%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+537 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+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)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP67 certified
2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (47GB available)vs+128GB (102GB available)117%
More internal storage for applications and files
P-OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.4"vs+6.5"2%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 16MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP115%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 8MP + 5MPvs+(front) 32MP146%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3300 mAhvs+4500 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+25W39%
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.
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

31 Common items in both devices
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
ModelV40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Other model namesLG V40 (Unlocked) LMV405QA7, LM-V405QA7 (64GB)Galaxy A52 (4G) SM-A525F/Dual-SIM (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
South AfricaAngolaMozambique
South Africa, Angola, Mozambique
BrandLGSamsung
Release date10/1/20183/26/2021, Announced: 3/17/2021
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 158.75 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)75.1 x 159.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)189 grams (6.62 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.
IP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

🤖 Operating System

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 261282 (v8)
Geekbench: 5865 (v4.4), 1577 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (47GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3120 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, 800nits[peak]
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps600/100 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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 supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41µm52mm2x-optical-zoomPDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/1.91µm1/3.1"16mmFF
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 registered1080p@60fps

📸 Front camera

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
5MP widef/2.21.4µm21mm
32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound with dual speakers
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
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, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy22 hours35 hours (1.5 days)
Standby413 hours (17.2 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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
- 19.5:9, Dolby Vision and HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- DTS-X 3D sound
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

LG V40 ThinQ (V405QA7)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.348W/kg (head), 0.844W/kg (body)
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