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Summary
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Display

5.3" (13.46 cm)

QHD (2k), 554 PPI

6.0" (15.24 cm)

720x1480 px, 274 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.1 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Octa Core

1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

2 TB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

16 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

2800 mAh

20 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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General
Launch Date

June 1, 2016 (Official)

June 28, 2018 (Official)

Brand

LG

Samsung

Model

G5

Galaxy J8 2018

Also Known As

Samsung Galaxy J8

Operating System

Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Custom UI

LG UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v3.0

no  No

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 149.4 mm
Width: 73.9 mm
Thickness: 7.3 mm

Height: 159.2 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 8.2 mm

Weight

159 grams

191 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Gold, Silver, Titan

Black, Blue, Gold

Display
Very Good
Good
Screen Size

5.3 " (13.46 cm)

6.0 " (15.24 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels

720 x 1480 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9

18.5:9

Pixel Density

554 ppi

274 ppi

Bezel-less display

yes

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

69.98 %

76.15 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450

Processor

Octa core (2.1 GHz, Quad core, Kryo + 1.6 GHz, Quad core, Kryo)

Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 530

Adreno 506

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 2 TB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Primary Cameras

16 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes Laser autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4616 x 3464 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, 8 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus

4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

16 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.9

Flash

no  No

yes LED Flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Good
Very Good
Capacity

2800 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

yes

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 20 Hours(3G)

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Standby time

Up to 400 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v3.0

no  No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 300 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 6)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Class 12
EDGE:
Class 12
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.697 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v4.2

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

no  No

USB Connectivity

USB 3.0, Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

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