Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs LG G7 ThinQ

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung LG
Announced September 2016 August 2017 May 2018
Status Available - September 2016 Available - August 2017 Available - May 2018
Price Rs. 72,000 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced] - Rs. 32,990 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Meteor Grey, Tungsten Gold New Platinum Gray, New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue, Raspberry Rose
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.03 x 2.83 x 0.31 in)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz) 208.1 g (7.34.0.04 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
SIM Type Nano SIM Dual-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Global
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G710AWM
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 40(2300), 42(3500), 46 - Global
SAR US 1.19 W/kg (head)
1.19 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
SAR EU 1.24 W/kg (head)
1.00 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.24 W/kg (head)
1.47 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint with Force Touch
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Samsung Pay
IP68 certified
MIL-STD-810G certified - dust, humidity, rain, vibration, and shock resistant
- Fingerprint Sensor
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
MIL-STD-810G compliant
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 10 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (P)
Processor Quad-core, Apple A10 Fusion Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver), Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
GPU 6 core Adreno 540 Adreno 630
RAM 2 GB 4 GB 6 GB
Internal Memory 32/128/256 GB 64 GB 128 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 3D Touch Display, Ion-strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.8 inches 6.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1440 x 3120 pixels (563 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.51% 74.92% 83.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no yes yes
Radio No No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual 12 MP 12 MP 16 MP + 16 MP
Flash Quad-LED (dual tone) Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, (f/1.8, 28mm & f/2.8, 56mm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama 16 MP, f/1.6, 30mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.0┬Ám, OIS, PDAF & laser AF
16 MP, f/1.9, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1", no AF
HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec.
Front Camera 7 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1080p@60fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps or Cat15 800/150 Mbps (region dependant)
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB v2.0, reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2700 mAh 4000 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h - -