LG V30 VS Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Full Phone Comparison

LG V30 VS Samsung Galaxy Note 8

LG and Samsung are the well-known names in the field of smartphones which already have present various amazing handsets in the market. Both the companies have a well-established reputation in the market for the quality of the products they present. LG has revealed its V series in the market in competition with Samsung Galaxy series. Now, both the companies have all set to introduce new handsets in the market i.e. LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Both these handsets are expected to launch at the end of this year in the market.

Features over LG V30 VS Samsung Galaxy Note8

Looks and Screen

Coming to the looks of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 it includes a signature metallic and glass build body which looks really stunning. The display of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is curved infinity display with 6.3 inches super AMOLED screen which doesn’t allow catching off your eyes from it. Moreover, the larger screen it includes also enables you to enjoy various functioning of your smartphone on a bigger screen. The touchscreen of this amazing handset is entirely covered with Gorilla Glass so that to protect it from various external factors. The picture resolution of this amazing handset is also another best feature which you will surely love to have. It includes a picture resolution of 2880 *1440 pixels so that you could get the best results.

On the other hand, LG V30 does not include signature look. This wonderful phone includes a metallic and glass body which looks really stunning while in hand. This amazing handset of LG includes slight curves along the back which enhances its looks more. LG V30 includes a slightly smaller touchscreen than Samsung Galaxy Note 8. It includes a touch screen of 6 inches AMOLED screen and a picture resolution of 2960 * 1440 pixels which provides you very enhanced and clear picture quality.


Both, LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 include a dual camera with included LED Flash features. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is embedded with 16 MP rear camera and 5 MP front-facing camera along with dual pixel sensors and OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) in both the cameras which helps in enhancing the picture quality of both the camera. The front camera of this wonderful handset includes a 2X optical zoom with f/2.4 aperture whereas the rear camera provides you the facility of 10X optical zoom in with f/2.4 aperture. This upcoming phone of Samsung also includes fast focusing dual pixels and OIS in both sensors as contained by the previous phones of this series.

LG V30 is a dual camera phone which is also well said to be as mobile photography powerhouse. This handset of LG includes 16 MP rear and 8 MP front-facing camera which aperture f/1.6 and f/1.9 respectively. This amazing handset provides you 71 degree and 120-degree wide angle view so that you could easily catch a wide view through it. This wonderful handset of LG includes various another features which enhance your experience of photography and videography through it to the next level.


The processor of any device decides it’s working capacity, working area, compatibility and much more. Both the upcoming smartphones, LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and Adreno 540 GPU. Both of these handsets are well developed to work on various other devices so that to enhance its compatibility. The processing of both the handsets is also very amazing and tends to provide you smooth and fast working experience with it. Now, you can easily download, upload and process various data files, photos, songs, movies and much more to your smartphone with great ease and quick speed. You don’t have to worry about the problem of the hanging of your phone now.

Android Version

The other factor on which the working of any smartphone depends is the software version on which it is working on. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is embedded with android version 7.1.2 Nougat which is one of the most advanced and latest versions of Android and provides you smooth and quick functioning of various applications of your smartphone. The OS of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 enhances its compatibility and working capacity with various other devices. This OS also enables you to install and work on various applications on your handset.

On the other hand, LG V30 is embedded with android version 7.1.1 Nougat which is also one of the advanced and latest versions of Android. This OS of LG V30 enhances the fast working speed of it. Both the handsets, LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are the latest version of their series and include the fastest and smoothest working capacities in their fields.



The storage capacity of any device is another factor which decides its working capacity and amount of data to be held. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is embedded with 6 GB RAM whereas, the LG V30 is fixed only to 4 GB RAM capacity. Larger will be the RAM of your phone, a larger amount of volatile data will it store and hence results in easy and fast accessing. Also, the internal storage of these two devices is also very amazing.

LG V30 can uphold the internal memory storage of about 64 GB whereas the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is well designed to uphold the internal memory of phone up to 128 GB. Now, you don’t need to worry about the storage capacity of the phone. You also don’t need to carry separate memory storage device along with you for accessing your favorite files. Just go to the data of your phone and enjoy the unlimited fun.

Both of these smartphones can easily store thousands of your photos, songs, videos, movies and much more. If still, you feel short of some space, you can also extend your memory up to 128 GB and 256 GB respectively for both LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.


The battery of an electronic device is basically its lifetime till when the device works on.  It decides the working time and working capacity of an electronic device. Battery backup of both the handsets is quite amazing. Both the handsets are embedded with removable Li-ion battery with 3300 mAh battery backup which is quite enough to run your smartphone easily throughout the day. It means that you don’t need to carry your charger or power bank along with you, throughout the day to make repeatedly charging.

Both the handsets include USB charger for charging your phone.  Moreover, you can also charge both of these handsets through wireless charging facility. Now, you don’t need to carry your handset all the time for charging. Just plug in the wireless charger and charge your phone easily from a remote place. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 additionally includes Qi, and PMA charging features which the LG V30 does not include.

Sensors Included

Sensors are the additional features of any smartphone which enhance your working capacity with it to the next level. Both the handsets are embedded with fingerprint sensors which enable you to prevent third party accessing as it works by reading your fingerprints. In case of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 working with the fingerprint sensor is little much difficult to work on a comparison to LG V30 due to its larger size.

Both the handsets i.e. LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are embedded with sensors like Gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, proximity sensor which provides you easy functioning through these smartphones. You don’t need to worry about to carry compass along with you while traveling you can easily find directions with the help of your smartphone.

In addition to it, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also includes sensors like barometer, geomagnetic, heart rate, an iris scanner, pressure sensor which enhance your experience much higher. Now, you can easily lock your phone by scanning the iris of your eye to prevent third-party access. You can also check the air pressure at high altitudes without the help of barometer, your heart rate, and much more with the help of this wonderful smartphone. All these additional features of this handset make it smarter.

Other Features

The other features that are included in both the handsets are Bluetooth connectivity, WiFi capability, NFC support, wireless and fast charging capacity, water and rust resistance, and 4G data support etc. Both the handsets are perfectly designed to support 4G internet data so that you could easily get the fast internet services. Both LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are IP68 rated which means that suitable to deal with various external factors and impacts.

Both the handsets are perfectly designed to have various other features like cloud backup to restore your entire data of the handset including photos, songs, videos, movies, and other PDF files so that you can easily retrieve them in case of data loss from your handset. Moreover, both the handsets i.e. LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are light in weight and constitutes of amazing looks and sleek design. LG V30 includes sleeker and compact design than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and therefore easy to handle, carry and manage. LG V30 is known as the powerhouse of photography and videography as it includes various amazing features suitable for photography.

Price Tag and Availability

Affordability is the must-have capability of any device to purchase it easily. LG V30 smartphone is a mid-range handset which is expected to have a price tag of about Rs. 42,000 in India. The handset is full of best features in this price range and can be easily affordable to people. Whereas, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a high range smartphone which is expected to cost about Rs. 67,900 in India. This handset includes a maximum of all the features that LG V30 have and includes some other additional features also. This handset is slighter bigger and better than LG V30 and is going to be the best smartphone in this range in the market. The price tags of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are slightly higher than the LG V30 due to included additional features like signature build up, heart rate sensor, barometer and much more.

Both the smartphones are expected to launch this year. LG V30 is expected to launch till the end of this year. It is expected that this phone will be launched on 15th November 2017. Whereas, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is all set to launch on 22 September 2017. You can easily buy these phones on the relative stores after the release dates. These smartphones will also be available on various online stores after the release dates from where you can easily book and buy your desired one.

Specification Comparison of LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8

LG V30 Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Display 6-inch P-OLED display 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display
Picture Resolution 2880 x 1440 resolution, 538 ppi 2960 x 1440 resolution, 521 ppi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
Adreno 540 GPU
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
Adreno 540 GPU
Storage Capacity 64 GB, 128 GB 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB
MicroSD Card Slot Yes Yes
NFC Support Yes Yes
Camera Dual 16MP and 13MP wide angle rear, 5MP wide angle front Dual 16MP rear, 8MP front
Video 4K 4K
Bluetooth Yes, version 5.0 Yes, version 5.0
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
Other Sensors Included Gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, proximity sensor Accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, geomagnetic, heart rate, proximity sensor, iris scanner, pressure sensor
Water Resistant Yes, IP68 rated Yes, IP68 rated
Wireless Charging Yes Yes, Qi and PMA
Battery 3,300mAh 3,300mAh
Software Android 7.1.2 Nougat Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Dimensions 151.7 × 75.4 × 7.4 mm (5.97 × 2.97 × 0.29 in) 162.5 × 74.8 × 8.6 mm (6.40 × 2.95 × 0.34 inches)
Weight 5.57 ounces (158 grams) 6.88 ounces (195 grams)
Expected Launch Date 15 November 2017 22 September 2017
Expected Price in India Rs. 42,000 Rs. 67,900


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