Comparison between:
- LG Q6
- Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018)
- Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Brand and model

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

LG Q6Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
LG Q6
Prices
Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018)
Prices
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Prices
Model aliasLG-M700A
M700A
SM-J600F
J600F
SM-J600GZ
J600GZ
SM-A520F
A520F

Design

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

Width69.3 mm
6.93 cm
0.23 ft
2.73 in
70.2 mm
7.02 cm
0.23 ft
2.76 in
71.4 mm
7.14 cm
0.23 ft
2.81 in
Height142.5 mm
14.25 cm
0.47 ft
5.61 in
149.3 mm
14.93 cm
0.49 ft
5.88 in
146.1 mm
14.61 cm
0.48 ft
5.75 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
Weight149 g
0.33 lbs
5.26 oz
154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
159 g
0.35 lbs
5.61 oz
Volume79.99 cm³
4.86 in³
85.94 cm³
5.22 in³
82.41 cm³
5 in³
ColorsGray
Black
Gold
White
Violet
Blue
Black
Gold
Blue
Purple
Black
Blue
Gold
Rose-gold
Body materialsAluminium alloyPolycarbonateAluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationMIL-STD-810G-IP68

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards121
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 (B12)
LTE 700 (B28)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

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 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 8.0 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)UX 6.0Experience 9.0-

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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Process technology28 nm14 nm14 nm
CPU4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores888
CPU frequency1400 MHz1600 MHz1900 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 505ARM Mali-T830 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP3
GPU cores-23
GPU frequency--950 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB3 GB
4 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency800 MHz933 MHz1033 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB32 GB
64 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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 AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.6 in
142.24 mm
14.22 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.46 in
62.48 mm
6.25 cm
2.45 in
62.23 mm
6.22 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.92 in
124.95 mm
12.5 cm
5.04 in
127.91 mm
12.79 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.056:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels720 x 1480 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density439 ppi
172 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area79.31 %76.18 %71.69 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
FullVision
Always-On Display
2.5D curved glass screenCorning Gorilla Glass 4
Always-On Display

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
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.2f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length3.7 mm3.6 mm3.6 mm
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
-Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 27 mm-

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Aperturef/2.2f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length1.6 mm2.53 mm3.6 mm
Flash type-LED-
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Wide-angle lens - 100°Face recognition
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 24 mm
-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes
RDS--

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
Dual band
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.

Version4.24.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GOEP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
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 USBMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
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
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
PCM
ADPCM
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
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/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
MP4
WebM
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 mAh3000 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time-21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
3G talk time-21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
Charger output power5 V / 1.2 A5 V / 1 A-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable

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)0.384 W/kg0.809 W/kg0.522 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.54 W/kg1.568 W/kg1.39 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--0.3 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--0.55 W/kg
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