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Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB vs LG V20 LS997

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB vs LG V20 LS997 phones. Which is the best phone?

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16 Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB vs 13 LG V20 LS997

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB
SpecificationsCompareModels
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2220

24
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

LG V20 LS997
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB

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 phone! Comment!


16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB

Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBvsV20 LS997
 32%32%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 120%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB (50GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 11%11%
+Larger screen
6.3"vs5.7"
 97%97%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 24 megapixels + 8MP + 10MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 16 megapixels + 8MP
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesDigital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24 megapixelsvs(front) 5 megapixels
Advantage+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and saferAndroid 8.0 OreovsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 19%19%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3800 mAhvs3200 mAh
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFMvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

13 Advantages LG V20 LS997

V20 LS997vsGalaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GB
 5%5%
+Lighter
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 54%54%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2220 pixels
 31%31%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs392 PPI
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoOIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableUSB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 4vsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-A
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceFingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFC
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 14 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
BrandSamsungLG
ModelGalaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBV20 LS997
Also known asGalaxy A9 SM-A920F/Dual-Sim 8GB RAM, Samsung A920Sprint LG V20, LG LS997, LGLS997
Country or region where it's soldEuropeUSA
Release dateOctober, 2018October, 2016
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 162.5 millimeters (3.03 x 6.4 in)78.1 x 159.7 millimeters (3.07 x 6.29 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 512Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)64GB (50GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.3" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)392 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat12 700/800/850/1700/1800/1900/2600 (2,3,4,5,7,12,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Main camera(quad camera)
24 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.4 12mm)
10MP telephoto (f/2.4 2x-zoom)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MP f/2.4 12mm 1/3.2
Main camera resolution5656x4240 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical 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 camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Front camera24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5656x4240 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.263, H.264, H.265, DviX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
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
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- Dolby Atmos
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, Silver
- LG UX 5.0
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- MIL-STD-810G certified
- Secondary display: 2.1" 160x1040 pixels
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3800 mAh3200 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered6240 minutes | 104 hours | 4.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 SM-A920F/DS 8GB/128GBLG V20 LS997
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.27 W/Kg (head) | 0.84 W/Kg (body)1.03 W/Kg (head) | 0.88 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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