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Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) vs LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG V40 ThinQ phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG V40 ThinQ XSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)08Points
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
6.4"
POLED

1440x3120

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)

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 S7 (SM-G930A)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)vsV40 ThinQ (V405TAB)21 Advantages LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
+152 grams (5.32 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+576 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs537 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core63%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (47GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.0vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
1440x2560 pixelsvs+1440x3120 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
5.1"vs+6.4"25%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.7 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 8MP + 5MP158%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps128%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
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+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

32 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
1/2.55" inches
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
ModelGalaxy S7 (SM-G930A)V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Other model namesAT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 G930A, Samsung HeroLG V40 (T-Mobile) LMV405TAB, LM-V405TAB (64GB)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateMarch, 2016October, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)75.8 x 158.75 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)
Weight152 grams (5.32 ounces)169 grams (5.92 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: 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 S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
UFS 2.0
64GB (47GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size5.1" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x3120 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI537 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
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 S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41µm52mm2x-optical-zoomPDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/1.91µm1/3.1"16mmFF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
5MP widef/2.21.4µm21mm
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4.1" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1.4µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
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
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
- 19.5:9, Dolby Vision and HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- DTS-X 3D sound
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomy1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days24780 minutes | 413 hours | 17.2 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)LG V40 ThinQ (V405TAB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.24W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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