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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS) vs LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs LG Velvet 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Velvet 5G XSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)15Points
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
6.8"
POLED

1080x2460

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)

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 S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)vsVelvet 5G (G900UM1)14 Advantages LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+1440x2960 pixels60%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2460 pixels
+531 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+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/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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
2.7GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (100GB available)96%
More internal storage for applications and files
189 grams (6.62 ounces)vs+180 grams (6.3 ounces)5%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
6.2"vs+6.8"10%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP152%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3500 mAhvs+4300 mAh23%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+25W67%
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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10
60Hz
16 million
+27 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
ModelGalaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Other model namesGalaxy S9+ Duos G965F/Dual-sim (Exynos)LG Velvet 5G LMG900UM1, LM-G900UM1 (AT&T)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release date3/9/2018, Announced: 2/25/20185/15/2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)74.1 x 167.08 millimeters (2.92 x 6.58 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9810 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (SM7250-AB) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7GHz Quad-Core Mongoose M3
1.79GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4GHz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2GHz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP18 (572MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 620 (625MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 252276 (v7), 321850 (v8)
Geekbench: 9110 (4.2)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2460 pixels (20.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)531 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresHDR10
Always-On Display
HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps2000/100 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°15mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
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
ZoomDigital and optical 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
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
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/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
25W Fast battery charging
9W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered32 hours (1.3 days)
Standbyfeature not registered500 hours (20.8 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Sunset, Green, Red, Pink
- LG UX 9
- DTS:X 3D sound
- Detachable LG Dual-Screen (optional)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965F/DS)LG Velvet 5G (G900UM1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.95W/kg (head), 1.12W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.294W/kg (head), 1.35W/kg (body)feature not registered
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