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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N) vs LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs LG V60 ThinQ phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG V60 ThinQ XSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)08Points
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)
5.6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

64
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)

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-A530N)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)vsV60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)23 Advantages LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs214 grams (7.49 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+441 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP138%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+256GB (226GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2220 pixelsvs+1080x2460 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
5.6"vs+6.8"21%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 0.3MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches63%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
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.
Not supportedvs+WPC/Qi Wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
ModelGalaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Other model names갤럭시 A8 SM-A530N, KT, SKT, LG U+LG V60 5G LM-V600EA, LMV600EA
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateJanuary, 2018March, 2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)77.62 x 169.35 millimeters (3.06 x 6.67 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)214 grams (7.49 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 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.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (226GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size5.6" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat22 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 28, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/1.912mm1/3.4"1.0µm
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.4
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
10 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens30mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
RadioFMFM
TVDigital TVNot 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- T-DMB TV (korean standard)
- Colors: Classy Blue, Classy White
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- LG Dual Screen (optional)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N)LG V60 ThinQ 5G (V600EA)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.253W/kg (head) | 0.798W/kg (body)0.52W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.352W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)
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