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Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S) vs LG K20 V (VS501)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG K20 V phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K20 V XSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)26Points
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K20 V (VS501)
5.3"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)

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-G930S)26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)vsK20 V (VS501)6 Advantages LG K20 V (VS501)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core80%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+576 PPI108%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs277 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+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)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+3000 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
152 grams (5.32 ounces)vs+134 grams (4.69 ounces)13%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.62 millimeters (0.3 inches)4%
Thinner
5.1"vs+5.3"4%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(back) 13MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

24 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB available)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
(front) 5MP
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
ModelGalaxy S7 (SM-G930S)K20 V (VS501)
Other model namesSKT Galaxy S7 G930S (SK Telecom), Samsung HeroVerizon LG K20 VS501 (2017), LG-VS501, LGVS501
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateMarch, 2016February, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.62 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)73.66 x 147.32 millimeters (2.9 x 5.8 in)
Weight152 grams (5.32 ounces)134 grams (4.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP12Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.1" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI277 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 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 900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
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 S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
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
Fingerprint sensor
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: Black
- 2.5D Arc Glass screen
- LG UX 5.0
- Wide-angle 120° front camera
- KnockOn, Knock Code
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930S)LG K20 V (VS501)
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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