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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB vs LG QNote+ Q710BAW

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs LG QNote+ Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG QNote+ Plus X14Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG QNote+ Q710BAW
6.2"
IPS

1080x2160

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB
Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBvsQNote+ Q710BAW
 67%67%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 3%3%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2220 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 13%13%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs390 PPI
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 7%7%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.8" inchesvs1/3" inches
 29%29%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

05 Advantages LG QNote+ Q710BAW
QNote+ Q710BAWvsGalaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB
 1%1%
+Lighter
171 grams (5.99 ounces)vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
 4%4%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 11%11%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.6"
 10%10%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3300 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsIP68 certified

34 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
64GB (51GB user available) / 64GB (50GB user available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, front/back glass / Aluminum body, front glass, plastic back
16 million
(back) 16MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
ModelGalaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBQNote+ Q710BAW
Also known asGalaxy A8 SM-A530F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A8 DuosLG Q Note Plus, LM-Q710BAW, LMQ710BAW
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaBrazilUnited Arab EmiratesIsraelMoroccoTurkeyBrazil
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateJanuary, 2018August, 2018
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)77.7 x 160.1 millimeters (3.06 x 6.3 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)171 grams (5.99 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum body, front glass, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6750S (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-T860 MP2 350Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)64GB (50GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.6" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI390 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat11 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,26,28,66)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Main camera16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Front camera(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP wide (f/1.9 1/4" 1.12µm 24mm)
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
- 2.5D glass screen
- 18:9 screen ratio
- QPen (Stylus Pen)
- DTS: X 3D sound
- Pump Express+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered5V/1.8A=9W
Talk time1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day396 minutes | 6.6 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered16500 minutes | 275 hours | 11.5 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GBLG QNote+ Q710BAW
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered