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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs LG V40 ThinQ

Summary
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Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1440x3120 px, 537 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.8 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

2 TB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 16 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP + 5 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

3300 mAh

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General
Launch Date

March 16, 2018 (Official)

January 19, 2019 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

LG

Model

Galaxy S9 Plus

V40 ThinQ

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

LG UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 Fast

yes Quick, v3.0

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 158.1 mm
Width: 73.8 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Height: 158.8 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 7.6 mm

Weight

189 grams

169 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal

Colours

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Polaris Blue

Moroccan Blue, Platinum Gray

Waterproof

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

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with notch

Pixel Density

531 ppi

537 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

OLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

84.3 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.99 %

83.46 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

Processor

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 385)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Adreno 630

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 2 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 56 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

12 MP + 16 MP + 12 MP Triple Primary Cameras

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.5

F1.5

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

yes Optical Image Stabilization Plus

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes Dual LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus

5 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

8 MP + 5 MP Dual Front Cameras

Autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.9

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Battery
Average
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Quick, v3.0

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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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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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) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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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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Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS

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
FM Radio

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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  • How to make video calls on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 1 years ago

    From a Home screen, tap Phone (located in the lower-left).

    1. Tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right)
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap General.
    4. Tap the Video calling switch to turn on or off.
    5. If presented with a confirmation screen, tap OK.
    Alternatively, you can make video calls using WhatsApp and Skype as well.

    You can see full specs here: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 1 years ago
    1. Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant.
    2. Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen.
    3. The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.

    Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

    You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant


    Specs: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • Which is a better phone between OnePlus 6, Honor P20 Pro, Galaxy S9 Plus and iPhone X?

    Answered By lochan chowdary | 1 years ago
    According to me OnePlus 6 , I own it and I have tried s9 plus and iPhone x and compared it to OnePlus 6 everything is prefect with this phones ,no heavy bloat ware , amazing speed ,comparable camera excellent build and mostly reasonable price
  • How to turn on torch for LG V40 ThinQ ?

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    Answered By Mekhal Soni | 1 years ago

    Swipe down the notification bar on the screen. Tap the torch option to toggle torch on/off.

    You can also download an Android app for the same, Tap the "Power" or "On" button in the app to turn on the flashlight. This will enable your device's camera flash. Tap the button again to turn the flashlight off.


    You can check the full specs here: LG V40 ThinQ

  • Does Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus support Fast Charging?

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    Answered By Prashant Sharma | 1 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus supports Fast charging.

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