Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S9 vs LG V30 H932


General Specifications
Brand
Samsung
LG
Model
Galaxy S9
V30 H932
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Introducing the revolutionary Galaxy S9. The phone that reimagines the camera. And in doing so reimagines everything you can do, too.
The Good The LG V30 almost has it all: a great camera, speedy processor, huge OLED screen, excellent battery life, waterproofing, wireless charging, microSD storage and the best headphone jack on a phone. The Bad Ergonomic quirks can make the V30 awkward to hold. You may miss some shots due to slow camera autofocus. Carrier-specific versions come with annoying bloatware and logos. The Bottom Line The LG V30 is a rock-solid alternative to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Plus and the Google Pixel 2 XL. If it fits your hands and your photographic needs, you won't be disappointed.
Size & Weight
Height
5.81 in.
5.97 in.
Width
2.7 in.
2.97 in.
Depth
0.33 in.
0.29 in.
Weight
5.75 oz.
5.57 oz.
Display
Display Type
Super AMOLED
P-OLED
Screen Size
5.8 in.
6.0 in.
Screen Resolution
2960 x 1440
2880 x 1440
Pixel Density
570 ppi
537 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • Beautiful display fast and responsive.
  • It has a beautiful screen with deep rich colors that make watching Netflix a joy.
  • I am not disappointed with switching to Samsung, this phone has a much better display and camera than the iPhones do.
  • I love the display and the infinity edge. For me this is a total upgrade from the S5 I've been using, I'm so glad I waited! Everything shows up bright and crystal clear. Even my email looks nicer!
LG V30 H932 Dual Camera 4G LTE 64GB Silver
  • The images are by no means poor quality, especially if you know what you're doing and are comfortable using the fantastic manual mode, although the inclusion of the very useful wide angle lens does have a lot of added value as I find myself using it quite often.
  • Great smartphone - ultra light. OLED screen is awesome.
  • Great screen, fast processing, really this phone has it all.
  • The screen, whilst being OLED doesn't come close to those made by Samsung, but it still preferable to an LCD screen.
  • The screen is pretty nice but it doesn't look 100% like an OLED with blacks not being as "deep black" as Samsungs.
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Number of Cores
8
Processor Speed
2.45 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • This phone is excellent, Its fast, it's thin, it's practical, and the camera and gaming performance is great
  • Fastest smartphone on the planet and maybe the smartest also.
  • Everything seems to download faster as well on this device.
  • Getting back to the phone, the S9+ seems to work VERY fast when loading apps and pages. I use it for a lot of my wireless products at home (Nest thermostat, wireless cameras, LIFX lights, Liftmaster garage door opener) and all work fast and flawlessly.
LG V30 H932 Dual Camera 4G LTE 64GB Silver
  • Very little bloatware, great performance. I'm writing this review after trying it for about 4 months and I still love it as much as I did on day 1.
  • Otherwise - excellent smartphone - better than the preceding flagships of both G and V series.
  • Got it last week and i test it by myself this phone is amazing peace of art the look the design the feel in the hand the performance gamings snaping listen to music this is the best phone i ever owned
Memory
Internal Memory
64 GB
64 GB
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
512 GB
512 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
12 MP
16 MP
Front-Facing Camera
8 MP
5 MP
Video Resolution
2160p@30fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps
2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps
Other Functions
HDR, Auto HDR, Panorama, LED flash, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
LED flash, Panorama, HDR, PDAF & laser AF, 3-axis OIS
What customers say about "Camera"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • Also, the Bixby AI camera function is very cool too. There are about 8 or 9 different things it can do with the camera.
  • The camera is nice, the pictures come out clean and clear.
  • The camera is beautiful and I could easily say justifies the pricepoint for those looking at the market for photography in comparison to other phones I've seen and I haven't even touched many of the features.
  • The camera. WOW. They are getting close to SLR quality with these lenses. It's not the same but I'm sure I could fool some with it.
LG V30 H932 Dual Camera 4G LTE 64GB Silver
  • The camera takes really nice pictures, especially with the ability to fit more things in the frame using the second camera.
  • There video capturing capabilities are some of the best in any phone out there, however the only possible the quality of photos, at least when it comes to competing with the latest flagships.
  • The camera hardware is good, the software, not so much. Installing the Pixel camera app improves photos markedly.
  • The camera is pretty impressive yet lacks low light quality, guess Samsung and HTC spoiled me with high quality low light pics.
  • I love the pro camera features, and over all, the size of the V30 is comparable to my previous Turbo 2 by Motorola.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
5.0
5.0
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
USB Type C
USB Type C
Network
Network Type
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Frequency
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100
800, 850, 1800, 1900, 2100
Features
Operating System
Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
Unlocked
Yes
No
Voice Control App
S-Voice
Google Assistant
Mobile Payment Service Supported
Yes
No
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
No
No
Extras
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent), ANT+ support, Bixby natural language commands and dictation, Photo/video editor, Document editor
Maximum Usage Time
14 hours
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • I had a very important conferance call today and when I used the speaker phone the sound was crystal clear. Everyone could hear! Excellent sound quality!
  • This is my third Galaxy. I love it. The curved sides that create the 3d effect are awesome.
  • Phone came with charger, USB cable and USB connector. No documentation, SIM card, or SD card were included. I placed the SIM card and SD from my old phone into it and continued with set up. No problems at all so far.
  • The Android system on the samsung is always awsome, no lag on the operating
  • One problem when using the shop Samsung app the display doesn't show
LG V30 H932 Dual Camera 4G LTE 64GB Silver
  • The software is nice and has good tips, although I wish they could be permanently dismissed. It also has a high quality audio DAC used when listening with headphones.
  • The LG V30 is a fantastic phone for anyone who wants a top knotch performer in every regard, unquestionably the best quality of sound, thanks to the built-in quad DAC.
  • The phone was not fully unlocked for cricket, yet the ad claimed it was. It was a nice phone and my husband wanted to keep it if it would have worked with our carrier.
  • The audio is super impressive and it is definitely a good selling point for this phone.
Power
Battery Capacity
3000 mA/h
3300 mA/h
Wireless Charging
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
Samsung Galaxy S9 GSM Unlocked, 64gb, Lilac Purple
  • The S9 doesn't have bad battery life, but it doesn't have good battery life either, but it's ok, and it charges fast, so that's ok.
  • Very convenient to use, the battery holds almost 2 days
  • Battery life is great, almost double my previous phone.
  • I am very impressed with the battery life!
  • I love the battery life, but be careful not to leave it plugged in after it fully charges to avoid shortening it.
LG V30 H932 Dual Camera 4G LTE 64GB Silver
  • The battery life gets me 3.5 - 4 hours of screen on time. I don't worry about how much I have left.
  • Good phone. I have had no issues with it. I love the battery life!
  • Battery is the best out there....
  • Only the battery life is not that long. It's OK if one puts it on battery saver. Overall it's very good phone and as promised it was brand new. Thank you
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB Type С Cable, USB Power Adapter
USB Power Adapter, USB Type С Cable, Headphones
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
MSRP
619.99 $


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