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Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U) vs LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S9 vs LG G7 ThinQ phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G7 ThinQ XSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)12Points
Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
6.1"
IPS

1440x3120

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)

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Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)vsG7 ThinQ (G710PM)6 Advantages LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+568 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs563 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.55" inches22%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+f/1.5 (aperture)7%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.6 (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 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps17%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+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
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+162 grams (5.67 ounces)1%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
1440x2960 pixelsvs+1440x3120 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
5.8"vs+6.1"5%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 16MP162%
Higher resolution main camera
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

42 Common items in both devices
2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (51GB available) / 64GB (48GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
+35 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
ModelGalaxy S9 (SM-G960U)G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Other model namesUnlocked Galaxy S9 G960U (Snapdragon)LG G7 (Sprint) LGG710PM, LMG710PM, LM-G710PM, LG Judy
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release date3/9/2018, Announced: 2/25/20186/1/2018
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)71.9 x 153.2 millimeters (2.83 x 6.03 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)162 grams (5.67 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 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (SDM845) (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 (710MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 630
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 273972 (v8)
Geekbench: 8830 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (48GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.8" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1440x3120 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI563 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz
HDR10
Always-On Display
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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+, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/1.91/3.1"16mm107°FF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens30mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical 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/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 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 length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 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/LE5.0 + 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, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
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 (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Standard charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered23 hours
Standbyfeature not registered330 hours (13.8 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
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, Gray, Blue, Red
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage
- Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- DTS-X sound 7.1 channel
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Miracast

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)LG G7 ThinQ (G710PM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.63W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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