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Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U) vs LG Q7 (Q610EM)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Watch vs LG Q7 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG Q7 XSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)07Points
Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Dual

270
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG Q7 (Q610EM)
5.5"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? LG Q7 (Q610EM)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)vsQ7 (Q610EM)25 Advantages LG Q7 (Q610EM)
+49 grams (1.72 ounces)196%
Lighter
vs145 grams (5.08 ounces)
+Stainless steel body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass DX+Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.15Ghz 64bit Dual-Corevs+1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB (1.5GB user free)vs+32GB (20GB user free)12 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMCvs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)51%
Thinner
360x360 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels17 times
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+439 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1.2"vs+5.5"4 times
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+(back) 13MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
Not supportedvs+Full HD (1920x1080)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
1500 appsvs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)1666 times
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 10 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps29 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+ProximityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
270 mAhvs+3000 mAh10 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+FM with RDSAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Not supportedvs+USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
+8 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 Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
ModelGalaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)Q7 (Q610EM)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch 42mm (4G LTE) SM-R815UZDAXAR, Samsung GalileoLG Q7 32GB, LM-Q610EM, LMQ610EM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Europe
Europe
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateAugust, 2018June, 2018
Depth12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)41.9 x 45.7 millimeters (1.65 x 1.8 in)69.33 x 143.8 millimeters (2.73 x 5.66 in)
Weight49 grams (1.72 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
IP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Operating systemTizen 4.0Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6750S (28nm)
CPU processor1.15Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1ARM Mali-T860 MP2 350Mhz
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (1.5GB user free)
eMMC
32GB (20GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size1.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution360x360 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI439 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass DX+Not supported
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
e-Sim (Eletronic Sim)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload10 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,25,26,66)LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,12,20,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
VoLTE, ViLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkUMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Back camera (main camera)Not supported13 megapixels
Main camera resolutionNot supported4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported8 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
USBNot supportedUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supported3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Rose Gold
- Straps: Black, Grey, Red, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Brown
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps
- Always-on display
- Rotating bezel
- Samsung Pay
- Compatible with Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon carriers
- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet
- 18:9 screen ratio
- DTS: X 3D sound
- Pump Express+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity270 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/0.7A=3.5W5V/1.8A=9W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby4320 minutes | 72 hours | 3 days26400 minutes | 440 hours | 18.3 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Watch 42mm (SM-R815U)LG Q7 (Q610EM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.961W/kg (head) | 1.786W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered