Galaxy S8 vs LG V20


Galaxy S8 vs LG V20

Both smartphones have huge price difference but features are not so different. ComputingCage would like to highlight some of the differences and suggest best features. Let us have an overview of Galaxy S8 vs LG V20 below.

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There is no doubt that Galaxy S8 possesses big consumer market as the overall rating is higher with slight differences. There is an almost similar rating for design, software, display, and camera. Somehow, camera quality is better while design & battery features are lower.


LG V20 possesses 16MP f/1.8 dual camera with laser focus and 5MP front camera. In contrast Samsung Galaxy S8 has 12MP f/1.7 main camera and 8MP front camera. The lesser focal means more light comes into the aperture producing the bright result. In conclusion, both have 4K stunning video, optical image stabilization, exposure compensation, ISO control, HDR with wide angle feature.


Samsung Galaxy S8 is equipped with the latest chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa core 2.3GHz kryo 10nm with 64GB built in memory up to 256GB. While cheaper LG V20 possesses Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, 2.1GHz kryo 14nm, 64GB memory up to 2TB. Galaxy S8 has edge over LG V20.


Samsung Galaxy S8 has 5.8" super AMOLED touchscreen with 570 ppi and Corning Gorilla glass 5. In contrast cheaper smartphone LG V20 possesses simple IPS touchscreen with up to 513 ppi and Corning Gorilla glass 4. The display is just brilliant, the clearest, sharpest and offers lovely color reproduction to make movie watching a dream.


Galaxy S8 has 3000mAh fixed Li-ION battery up to 29 hours talk time. In contrast, LG V20 has 3200mAh non-fixed Li-IONN battery up to 8-9 hours talk time. So expensive Galaxy S8 has edge over LG V20. If you want to be more satisfied in terms of battery life then simply switch to Galaxy S8 Plus.


In fact, Galaxy S8 is not a cheap phone with these features in the market. It is better to buy LG V20 with little bit fewer features if you want to save money. So it is compromised which you may decide. The United Kingdom offers a monthly contract of £30 without any advance with a total of £689. In the United States, you will be paying $30 per months up to 24 months for up to $720. In Australia, you have to pay AU$65/month to get Galaxy S8.

Inam Ul Haq is currently working as Creative Director & Publisher in the ComputingCage. He normally supervises posts, floats ideas and helps team members. Moreover he is member with IEEE, ACM and Internet Society.


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