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Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F) vs LG K4 2017 (M160)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S9 vs LG K4 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K4 (2017) XSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)36Points
Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K4 2017 (M160)
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)

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 (SM-G960F)36 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)vsK4 2017 (M160)4 Advantages LG K4 2017 (M160)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+64GB (51GB available)12 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2960 pixels9 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+568 PPI190%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+5.8"16%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 12.2MP148%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+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)73%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.6 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
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
+3000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2500 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)18%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
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

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / Autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+10 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 S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
ModelGalaxy S9 (SM-G960F)K4 2017 (M160)
Other model namesGalaxy S9 G960F (Exynos) Single-simLG K4 M160 Single-Sim, LG-M160, LGM160
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateFebruary, 2018February, 2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)72.6 x 144.7 millimeters (2.86 x 5.7 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 (10nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose M3
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP18Qualcomm Adreno 304
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.8" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
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 S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAutofocus
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 S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.7 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2500 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960F)LG K4 2017 (M160)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.362W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)feature not registered
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