Comparison between:
- LG G6
- Nokia 8 Sirocco
- Samsung Galaxy S9 Exynos

Brand and model

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

LG G6Nokia 8 SiroccoSamsung Galaxy S9 Exynos
LG G6
Prices
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S9 Exynos
Prices
Model aliasLGM-G600K
LGM-G600L
LGM-G600S
LG-H870
H870
LG-US997
US997
LG-VS988
VS988
TA-1005SM-G960F
G960F
SM-G960FD
G960FD
SM-G960N
G960N

Design

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

Width71.9 mm
7.19 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
72.97 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.87 in
68.7 mm
6.87 cm
0.23 ft
2.7 in
Height148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.49 ft
5.86 in
140.93 mm
14.09 cm
0.46 ft
5.55 in
147.7 mm
14.77 cm
0.48 ft
5.81 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.5 mm
0.75 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
Weight163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
-163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
Volume84.58 cm³
5.14 in³
77.13 cm³
4.68 in³
86.25 cm³
5.24 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Gray
Blue
Violet
Gold
BlackLilac
Gray
Blue
Black
Gold
Red
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Glass
Stainless steel
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68IP67IP68

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 cards111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-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
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
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TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 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
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
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 12
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE Cat 12
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

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 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)LG UX 6.0-Experience 9.0
One

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 821 MSM8996 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Samsung Exynos 9 9810
Process technology14 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU2x 2.35 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.7 GHz Exynos M3 Mongoose, 4x 1.79 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
-
Level 3 cache memory (L3)--4096 KB
4 MB
CPU cores488
CPU frequency2350 MHz2450 MHz2700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-G72 MP18
GPU cores--18
GPU frequency653 MHz710 MHz572 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB6 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1794 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
128 GB64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
UFS 2.0UFS 2.1UFS 2.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyIPSP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
Height5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
2.056:1
Resolution1440 x 2880 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density565 ppi
222 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
568 ppi
223 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area78.57 %81.35 %84.41 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
FullVision
Always-On Display
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
3D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
VR headset support
HDR10

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035--

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 modelSony IMX258 Exmor RSSamsung S5K2L7Samsung SAK2L3
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELLISOCELL
Sensor size4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
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Pixel size1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
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Crop factor7.37--
Aperturef/1.8f/1.7f/1.5 - 2.4
Focal length4 mm
29.5 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-4.3 mm
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
720p @ 120 fps
Wide-angle lens - 71°
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP
Sensor model - Sony IMX258 Exmor RS (#2)
Sensor size - 4.713 x 3.4944 mm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
2x Optical zoom (#2)
Wide-angle lens - 125° (#2)
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 lens protection
Sensor size - 1/2.56"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Laser autofocus
Carl Zeiss lens
Wide-angle lens - 78.2°
Secondary rear camera - 13 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
Wide-angle lens - 47.3°
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Wide-angle lens - 77°
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps

Secondary camera

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

Sensor model-SamsungSamsung S5K3H1
Sensor type-CMOS BSI-
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/1.7
Focal length2 mm-2.92 mm
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Wide-angle lens - 100°Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection
Wide-angle lens - 78.4°
Sensor size - 1/3.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
Wide-angle lens - 80°
Auto HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
192 kHz / 24-bit
LGM-G600K; LGM-G600L; LGM-G600S - Hi-Fi Quad DAC
OZO Audio
Headphone adapter
384 kHz / 32-bit
Dolby Atmos

Radio

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

Radio-NoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-MiMOVHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

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

Version4.25.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DPA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.13.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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 jackYesNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
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
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+
AC3
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC

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
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

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

Capacity3300 mAh3260 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
-
2G stand-by time130 h
7800 min
5.4 days
--
3G talk time17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
-
3G stand-by time130 h
7800 min
5.4 days
--
Charger output power9 V / 1.8 A5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Battery model: BL-T32
Qi/PMA wireless charging (US)
Qi wireless chargingQi/PMA wireless charging

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)0.393 W/kg0.59 W/kg0.362 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.12 W/kg1.54 W/kg1.18 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.69 W/kg1.19 W/kg0.26 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.14 W/kg0.86 W/kg1 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresLGM-G600K - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.158 W/kg; body - 0.735 W/kg
LGM-G600L - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.131 W/kg; body - 0.609 W/kg
LGM-G600S - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.105 W/kg; body - 0.743 W/kg
LG-H870 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.393 W/kg; body - 1.120 W/kg
LG-H870 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.690 W/kg; body - 1.140 W/kg
LG-VS988 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.230 W/kg
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