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

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

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Compare LG QNote+ Plus XSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)17Points
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 better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)

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!

Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)vsQNote+ (Q710BAW)5 Advantages LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core59%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2220 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+441 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs390 PPI
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/2.8" inches7%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W100%
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.
vs9W
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
172 grams (6.02 ounces)vs+171 grams (5.99 ounces)1%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
5.6"vs+6.2"11%
Larger screen
3000 mAhvs+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available) / 64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
16 million
(back) 16MP
LED flash
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
ModelGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)QNote+ (Q710BAW)
Other model namesGalaxy A8 SM-A530F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A8 DuosLG Q Note Plus, LM-Q710BAW, LMQ710BAW
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaBrazilUnited Arab EmiratesIsraelMoroccoTurkey
Saudi Arabia, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Morocco, Turkey
Brazil
Brazil
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, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, 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.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG 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 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
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 available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.6" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI390 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG 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)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps300/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG 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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
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 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG 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 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 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 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- 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 supplySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging9W (5V/1.8A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day396 minutes | 6.6 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered16500 minutes | 275 hours | 11.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB)LG QNote+ (Q710BAW)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head) | 0.76W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.241W/kg (head) | 1.25W/kg (body)feature not registered
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