Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30

The battle between two South Korean Tech firms, Samsung and LG, has increased. During the IFA 2017 in Berlin, LG took the covers off the all new LG V30 smartphone which comes with a 6-inch OLED FullVision Quad HD+ display. The phone also comes with premium audio quality, credit goes to the Hi-Fi Quad DAC, and a dual-camera lens with first ever f/1.6 dual camera setup.

Now, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 isn’t a vulnerable device either, which comes with a 6.3-inch (Quad-HD) AMOLED Infinity Edge Display, dual rear camera setup, and S-Pen stylus. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will cost you above $900 and is available for pre-orders with the shipping starting from September 15 in the US.

Now that both smartphones have launched let us find what makes both the smartphones different from each other in our article, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30 – Design and Display

The LG V30 looks a lot familiar to the Samsung Galaxy S8+, regarding its design. LG V30 comes with a metal frame with front and back covered with glass. The smartphone comes with 6-inch inch OLED (quad-HD) Full Vision Display (like LG G6) with an aspect ratio of 18:9, you’ll notice thin bezels and rounded corners on it. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also resembles a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S8+. It comes with the same metal and glass design, however, offers an even taller, 6.3-inch Quad-HD+m 18:9:5, Edge-to-Edge display. The fingerprint scanners are on the back for both the devices.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30

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The LG V30 measures in at 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 measures in at 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm, thus making it slightly thicker and taller, but less wide than the V30.  Both the smartphones are IP68 certified, thus making them both water and dust resistant.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30 – Software and Hardware

Both the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the LG V30 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat OS out of the box. And we expect the smartphones to be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo in coming time.

As flagship smartphones, both phones are compelling. LG V30 is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor and comes with 4GB RAM for fast performance. The smartphone will come with both 64GB and 128GB internal storage. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes in two variants: one with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor (for US customers) and one with Exynos 8895 processor (for other countries).

Both chipsets are incredibly powerful, so it doesn’t matter which variant of the Galaxy Note 8 you will be buying as per your location. And with 6GB RAM, the performance of the Galaxy Note 8 will be incredibly fast. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will come in 3 different storage: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.

Also Read: iPhone 8 Release Date and rumors

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30 – Camera and Battery

LG V30 features dual rear camera setup that comes with a f/1.6 aperture lens, which is the biggest aperture camera till date. There is a 16-megapixel standard lens on the back with a 70-degree wide viewing lens and OIS (optical image stabilization). Smartphone also features a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens with a 120-degree wide viewing angle and with no OIS, and with this dual-camera setup, you can also capture pictures in Bokeh Mode. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera, just like the LG V20 and LG G6.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also comes with the dual rear camera setup (12+12-megapixel) with an f.1/7 aperture, OIS (on both lenses), dual pixel technology, and 2x optical zoom. The Note 8 comes with an 8-megapixel front shooter with a f/1.7 aperture lens. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the first ever smartphone to feature OIS (optical image stabilization) on both rear and front cameras.

Both the smartphones are backed by a 3300mAh battery (non-removable), though they can comfortably last a day on a single charge.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG V30 – Pricing and Availability

LG V30 will be available on September 21 in South Korea, followed by other major markets, including the US, UK, and the Middle East. LG has not announced the price of the LG V30 at the moment. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available globally from September 15 in some countries. India might get the Galaxy Note 8 in the second week of September.

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