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Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N) vs LG K40S (X430HM)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) vs LG K40S phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K40S XSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)09Points
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)
5"
PLS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K40S (X430HM)
6.1"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG K40S (X430HM)

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 J3 2017 (SM-J330N)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)vsK40S (X430HM)15 Advantages LG K40S (X430HM)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (23GB available)28%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (18GB available)
+142 grams (4.97 ounces)31%
Lighter
vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+294 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs276 PPI
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.4GHz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core90%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1520 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+6.1"22%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP39%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2400 mAhvs+3500 mAh46%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Android 9.0 Pie
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
ModelGalaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)K40S (X430HM)
Other model names갤럭시 J3(2017), LG U+ Galaxy J3 SM-J330LLG K40s LM-X430HM, LMX430HM (2GB RAM) Single-sim
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Latin America)Mexico
(Latin America), Mexico
BrandSamsungLG
Release date7/1/20179/1/2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)70.3 x 143.2 millimeters (2.77 x 5.64 in)73.9 x 156.3 millimeters (2.91 x 6.15 in)
Weight142 grams (4.97 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7570 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) (12nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1 (830MHz)PowerVR GE8320 (650MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (23GB available)32GB (18GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI276 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
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 Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,17)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.21.12μm117°
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2400 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging6W (5V/1.2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy15 hours16 hours
Standbyfeature not registered432 hours (18 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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: Black, Blue, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- Samsung Knox
- HD DMB TV (only Korea)
- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
- DTS:X 3D sound surround
- Eco Playback

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 (SM-J330N)LG K40S (X430HM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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