Comparison between:
- LG G3 Screen
- Samsung Galaxy A40

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

LG G3 ScreenSamsung Galaxy A40
LG G3 ScreenSamsung Galaxy A40
Prices
Model aliasLG-F490L
F490L
SM-A405FD
A405FD
SM-A405FN
A405FN

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width81.8 mm
8.18 cm
0.268 ft
3.22 in
69.2 mm
6.92 cm
0.227 ft
2.724 in
Height157.8 mm
15.78 cm
0.518 ft
6.213 in
144.4 mm
14.44 cm
0.474 ft
5.685 in
Thickness9.5 mm
0.95 cm
0.031 ft
0.374 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight182 g
0.4 lbs
6.42 oz
140 g
0.31 lbs
4.94 oz
Volume122.63 cm³
7.45 in³
78.94 cm³
4.79 in³
ColorsWhite
Black
Black
Blue
White
Coral
Body materialsPlasticPlastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 2100 MHzUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.4 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Andriod 10
User interface (UI)-One UI

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCLG Nuclun LG7111Samsung Exynos 7904
Process technology28 nm14 nm
CPU4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A15, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A72x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 6x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7-AARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency1500 MHz1800 MHz
GPUPowerVR G6430ARM Mali-G71 MP2
GPU cores-2
GPU frequency-770 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB
RAM type-LPDDR4
RAM channels-Double channel

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB64 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.9 in
149.86 mm
14.99 cm
5.9 in
149.86 mm
14.99 cm
Width2.89 in
73.47 mm
7.35 cm
2.47 in
62.8 mm
6.28 cm
Height5.14 in
130.61 mm
13.06 cm
5.36 in
136.07 mm
13.61 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.167:1
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density373 ppi
146 ppcm
437 ppi
171 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area74.58 %85.79 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-370 cd/m²
Always-On Display
HDR10

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX135 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
-
Crop factor7.38-
Aperturef/2.4f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.92 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Macro mode
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
OIS+Secondary rear camera - 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 123° (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSony IMX208-
Sensor size2.7 x 1.5 mm
0.12 in
-
Pixel size1.406 µm
0.001406 mm
-
Crop factor14.01-
Aperturef/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.75 mm
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
5760 x 4312 pixels
24.84 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
FTP
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsDivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3000 mAh3100 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time13 h
780 min
0.5 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
2G stand-by time640 h
38400 min
26.7 days
-
3G talk time13 h
780 min
0.5 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
3G stand-by time640 h
38400 min
26.7 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
Features-Fast charging
Non-removable
SiO+-

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.49 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.34 W/kg
 LG G3 ScreenSamsung Galaxy A40