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LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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Display

6.1" (15.49 cm)

1440x3120 px, 563 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.8 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

2 TB (Expandable)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP + 16 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

3800 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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4.3/5 based on 1,073 ratings

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General
Launch Date

October 22, 2018 (Official)

November 28, 2018 (Official)

Brand

LG

Samsung

Model

G7

Galaxy A9 2018

Also Known As

Samsung Galaxy A9s

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

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

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 153.2 mm
Width: 71.9 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm

Weight

162 grams

183 grams

Colours

Platinum Gray, Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Raspberry Rose

Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.1 " (15.49 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with notch

yes

Pixel Density

563 ppi

392 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

82.74 %

80.86 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Processor

Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 630

Adreno 512

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 2 TB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 108 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Excellent
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP + 16 MP Dual Primary Cameras

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP Quad Primary Cameras

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.6

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4616 x 3464 Pixels

5288 x 3968 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

8 x Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3800 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v3.0

yes Fast

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 13) / 700(band 17) / 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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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) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
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

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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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) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
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: 0.464 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support wireless charging?

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    Answered By Divya Sarin | 8 months ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 doesn't support Wireless Charging. Though Samsung Galaxy A9 is backed by the Li-ion battery which has the capacity of 3,800mAh, which can supply immense power to last for a long time. There is a fast charging feature which can fill the battery in very less time.

    To see complete specifications: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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  • How to cast my Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Riju Chandra | 1 years ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. 

    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-

    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.

    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.

    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.




    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 

    Open a Chromecast-enabled app.

    2. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    3. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.



    4. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.

    5. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.

    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.

    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Naran | 1 years ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.


    1. Tap Settings > More.
    2. Tap Cellular networks > IMS Settings > Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    You can find full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support OTG?

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    Answered By Pranav Bose | 1 years ago

    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 supports OTG. USB OTG or USB On-The-Go is one of the most recent technologies that allows you to connect your pen drives and in some cases hard disks to your smartphones and tablets. It has a cable and through that cable, you can directly view and use your pen drive in your smartphones.


    You can find the specs of Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • How to remove battery on LG G7 ThinQ ?

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    Answered By Aswini Venkatesan | 1 years ago

    The LG G7 Plus ThinQ does not have a removable battery. The non-removable battery helps the manufacturer create a sleek design, lightweight and good looking product. It also helps with recovering a stolen phone. A removable battery can be taken out by a thief to stop the phone from tracking its movement. You need to visit the customer care to get the battery replaced.


    You can find the specs of LG G7  ThinQ here: LG G7 ThinQ

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