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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB) vs LG K61 (Q630EAW)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs LG K61 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K61 XSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)27Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K61 (Q630EAW)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)

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 S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)vsK61 (Q630EAW)6 Advantages LG K61 (Q630EAW)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+173 grams (6.06 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.49 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+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
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x2960 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+531 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 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
+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)
+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)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
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
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+15W50%
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.
vs10W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
6.2"vs+6.53"5%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3500 mAhvs+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
IP68 certifiedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (111GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+22 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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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
ModelGalaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)K61 (Q630EAW)
Other model namesGalaxy S8+ SM-G955S (SKT), SM-G955K (KT), SM-G955L (LG U+)LG K61 LM-Q630EAW, LMQ630EAW (Dual-Sim + NFC)
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Europe)(Global, International)AustraliaTaiwan
(Europe), (Global, International), Australia, Taiwan
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateApril, 2017April, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.49 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)77.5 x 164.5 millimeters (3.05 x 6.48 in)
Weight173 grams (6.06 ounces)191 grams (6.69 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 30minMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 550MhzPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.53" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)531 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
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 S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.216mm1.12μm118º
5MP depthf/2.41.12μm83º
2MP macrof/2.422mm1.75μm88.8º
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titanium, White, Blue
- Silicone case included
- Google Assistant (dedicated side button)
- DTS:X 3D audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955N 128GB)LG K61 (Q630EAW)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.266W/kg (head) | 0.931W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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