Samsung Galaxy S8 VS. LG V30


Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S8 is better.

The reason why Samsung S8 is a better phone when we compare of S8 vs V30 is that it has 3x more megapixels (front camera), is lighter and narrower, has super AMOLED display, higher pixel density and higher screen resolution.

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: DESIGN

The following is the design review of galaxy S8 vs LG V30;

Thickness; LG V30 is 7.3mm while Samsung S8 is 8.0mm

Width; LG V30 is 75.4mm while Samsung S8 is 68.1mm

Weight; LG V30 is 158g while Samsung S8 is 155g

Resistance; the two phones are both dustproof and water-resistant.

Height; LG V30 is 151.7mm while Samsung S8 is 148.9mm

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: DISPLAY

In terms of display, we have the following review when we compare LG V30 vs S8;

Display type; LG V30 has P-OLED while Samsung S8 has super AMOLED.

Bezelless display; the two phones have bezelless display.

Pixel density; LG V30 has 537ppi while Samsung S8 has 568ppi.

Screen protection; the two phones have Corning Gorilla Glass v5.

Screen size; LG V30 is 6.0” while Samsung S8 is 5.8”

Screen resolution; LG V30 has 1440 x 2880px while Samsung S8 has 14440 x 2960px.

Touch screen; both phones have capacitive touchscreen and multi-touch.

Bottom line: Samsung S8 is better.

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

When we compare LG V30 vs galaxy S8, we have the following;

Chipset; LG V30 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 whereas Samsung S8 has Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895.

GPU; LG V30 has Adreno 540 whereas Samsung S8 has Mali-G71 MP20

Processor; LG V30 has Octa-core (2.45GHz, Quad-core, kryo 280 + 1.9GHz, Quad-core, kryo 280) whereas Samsung S8 has Octa-core (2.3GHz, Quad-core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53)

Architecture; the two phones have 64-bit.

RAM; each phone has 4GB.

Internal storage; each phone has 64GB.

User available storage; LG V30 has up to 50GB while Samsung S8 has up to 52.3GB.

Expandable memory; LG V30 has up to 2TB while Samsung S8 has up to 256GB.

Bottom line: LG V30 is better.

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: CAMERA

Main camera; LG V30 has 16MP + 13MP whereas Samsung S8 has 12MP.

Features; LG V30 has digital zoom, auto flash, face detection and touch to focus while Samsung S8 has wide angle selfie.

Image resolution; LG V30 has 4616 x3464px while Samsung S8 has 4000 x 3000px.

Autofocus; LG V30 has phase detection

Shooting modes; both phones have continuous shooting and HDR.

Resolution (front camera); LG V30 has 5MP while Samsung S8 has 8MP.

Physical aperture; LG V30 has F2.2 while Samsung S8 has F1.7

Optical image stabilization; both phones have this feature.

Flash; LG V30 has LED while Samsung S8 has screen.

Video recording; LG V30 has 3840×2160 @ 30fps, 1920×1080 @ 30fps and 120fps while Samsung S8 has 1920×1080 @ 30fps.

Bottom line: LG V30 is better.

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: AUDIO

Speakers; the two phones have loudspeakers

Audio jack; both phones have 3.5mm audio jacks.

Bottom line: the two phones have the same audio features

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: BATTERY

We have the following battery features of LG V30 vs Samsung S8;

Capacity; LG V30 has 3300mAh while Samsung S8 has 3000mAh

Quick charging; both phones support quick charge.

Wireless charging; the two phones support wireless charging.

Type; the two phones have Li-ion.

Bottom line: LG V30 is better.

LG V30 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi; LG V30 has 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz Wi-Fi Direct, mobile Hotspot whereas Samsung S8 has 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO mobile hotspot.

Bluetooth; each phone has 5.0

NFC; the two phones have NFC.

GPS; the two phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; the two phones have light, proximity, accelerometer, barometer, compass and gyro.

Fingerprint; the two phones have fingerprint sensors.

Bottom line: the two phones are similar in network and connectivity features.


Samsung galaxy S8 is a better smartphone when we compare V30 vs S8 as it has better features.