Comparison between:
- LG G8X ThinQ
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ SD855
- Apple iPhone X

Brand and model

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

LG G8X ThinQSamsung Galaxy S10+ SD855Apple iPhone X
LG G8X ThinQ
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S10+ SD855
Prices
Apple iPhone X
Model aliasLM-G850EM
LM-G850UM
Galaxy S10 Plus SD855
Galaxy S10Plus SD855
SM-G975N
G975N
SM-G975U
G975U
iPhone 10
iPhone Ten
A1865
A1901
A1902

Design

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

Width75.8 mm
7.58 cm
0.249 ft
2.984 in
74.1 mm
7.41 cm
0.243 ft
2.917 in
70.9 mm
7.09 cm
0.233 ft
2.791 in
Height159.3 mm
15.93 cm
0.523 ft
6.272 in
157.6 mm
15.76 cm
0.517 ft
6.205 in
143.6 mm
14.36 cm
0.471 ft
5.654 in
Thickness8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.026 ft
0.307 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.025 ft
0.303 in
Weight192 g
0.42 lbs
6.77 oz
175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
174 g
0.38 lbs
6.14 oz
Volume101.43 cm³
6.16 in³
91.09 cm³
5.53 in³
78.4 cm³
4.76 in³
ColorsAurora BlackBlack
White
Green
Blue
Pink
Silver
Gray
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Ceramic
Stainless steel
Glass
CertificationIP68
MIL-STD-810G
IP68IP67

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards211
FeaturesDual 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
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000--1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 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
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
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 700 MHz (B12)
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 AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)

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 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
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 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 11
User interface (UI)-One 1.1-

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 855Qualcomm Snapdragon 855Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Process technology7 nm7 nm10 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4851x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4852x Monsoon, 4x Mistral
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--8192 KB
8 MB
CPU cores886
CPU frequency2840 MHz2840 MHz2100 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640-
GPU cores--3
RAM capacity6 GB8 GB
12 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel-
RAM frequency2133 MHz2133 MHz-
-Vapor chamber cooling systemM11 motion coprocessor
Neural engine

Storage

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

Storage128 GB128 GB
512 GB
1024 GB
64 GB
256 GB
UFS 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/technologyOLEDDynamic AMOLEDOLED
Diagonal size6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
Width2.68 in
68.12 mm
6.81 cm
2.74 in
69.59 mm
6.96 cm
2.43 in
61.77 mm
6.18 cm
Height5.81 in
147.6 mm
14.76 cm
5.78 in
146.91 mm
14.69 cm
5.27 in
133.75 mm
13.37 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.111:12.165:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels1125 x 2436 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
526 ppi
206 ppcm
463 ppi
181 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area83.54 %87.83 %81.4 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
HDR10Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
380 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
VR headset support
HDR10+
Ion-strengthtened glass
Super Retina HD display
True Tone display
Force Touch
1000000:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Dolby Vision
HDR10
Wide Color display (P3)

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
-In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor-

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 IMX363 Exmor RS-Sony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.55"1/2.55"1/3"
Pixel size1 µm
0.001000 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
-
ISO-50 - 800-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.5 - 2.4f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.4 mm4.32 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.99 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view78 °77 °-
Number of lenses--6
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED-
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 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 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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 autofocus (PDAF)
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
Macro mode
RAW
Secondary rear camera - 13MP (super-wide)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 136° (#2)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
High CRI LED flash
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Dual OIS (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Dual OIS (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
OIS (#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 typeCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
-
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.26 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.87 mm
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-80 °-
Image resolution6528 x 4896 pixels
31.96 MP
3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
3088 x 2320 pixels
7.16 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlockPhase detection autofocus (PDAF)Face unlock
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Angle of view - 79˚
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture szie - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 90° (#2)
Secondary front camera - 8 MP
720p @ 240 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
2x 1.2W speakers
DTS-X 3D Surround Sound
32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC
192 kHz / 24-bit
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Comaptibility

Radio

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

RadioYesYesNo
RDS--

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

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
Wi-Fi Display
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
-VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SAP
HOGP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C-
Version2.03.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
USB 3.1 compatible--

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 jackYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF

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
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

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

Capacity4000 mAh4100 mAh2716 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
-21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
3G talk time--21 h
1260 min
0.9 days
Charger output power9 V / 1.8 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 1 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 WQi 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)0.265 W/kg-0.87 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.561 W/kg-0.97 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.6 W/kg1.11 W/kg1.09 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.29 W/kg1.04 W/kg1.17 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresLM-G850EM - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.265 W/kg; body - 1.561 W/kg
LM-G850EM - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.600 W/kg; body - 1.290 W/kg
LM-G850UM - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.080 W/kg; body - 1.280 W/kg
DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
Weight - 198 g (Ceramic)
A1865 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.870 W/kg; body - 0.970 W/kg
A1865 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.090 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
A1901 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.920 W/kg; body - 0.950 W/kg
A1901 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.080 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
A1902 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.930 W/kg; body - 0.990 W/kg
A1902 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.120 W/kg; body - 1.190 W/kg
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