LG V30 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Which Flagship Handset Should Take Top Spot?

Maricris Jose
3:31 PM

The South Korean Tech Giants; LG and Samsung have released its flagship devices namely; LG V30 and Galaxy S8. These two smartphones will compete against each other to prove supremacy.

LG V30


LG’s pride, V30 features 6.0″ QHD+ OLED display with 538 ppi. It also has a FullVision Display – 18:9 Aspect Ratio (2880 x 1440) and 81.2% screen-to-body ratio. This handset is also HDR10 supported, which delivers enhanced picture quality for movies, games, and user-generated content.


LG V30 is armed with dual camera setup. It has a 16MP Standard-Angle Lens with f/1.6 and a 13MP Wide-Angle Lens with f/1.9 back cameras. Meanwhile, its front camera sports a 5 MP Wide-Angle Lens f/2.2. It is capable of Gesture Shot, Gesture Interval Shot, Gesture View, Selfie Light and Beauty Shot. When it comes to video settings, it is capable of 4K Video Recording at 30 FPS

Power and Performance

The LG V30 comes pre-installed with Android 7.1.2 (Nougat). Under its chassis one can find a Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 835 2.45 GHz x 4 + 1.9 GHz x 4 Octa-Core MSM8998 that is paired with AM: 4 GB. As for the internal storage, the V30 has 64 GB2 while the V30+: 128GB2 both can be expanded through microSD up to 2TB. Other specs include Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Type-C™ Charging Port, Wireless Charging with Compatible Dock1 and 3,300 mAh non-removable battery, according to LG.

Samsung Galaxy S8


The Samsung Galaxy S8 is furnished with 5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2960 x 1440 screen resolution and 570 ppi. Apart from that, it also features an Infinity Display – a bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen. This handset also has a default resolution is Full HD+ and can be altered to Quad HD + (WQHD+) in Settings. The device’s screen is measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the curved corners.


Samsung’s flagship is equipped with a Dual Pixel 12MP AF rear-facing camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). The device’s snapper has an F1.7 aperture, 8x digital zoom, Pro mode, Panorama, Slow motion, Hyperlapse, Food mode and Save as RAW file. This smartphone is capable of recording 4K videos at 30 fps. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has an 8MP AF front-facing snapper with F1.7 aperture. Also, this camera features a Wide selfie.

Power and Performance

The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with Android 7.0 (Nougat). This device is engineered with Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit, a 10nm processor that is paired with 4GB RAM (LPDDR4). It is packed with 64GB of internal memory that can be further expanded through microSD slot up to 256GB. Other features include IP68 water and dust resistance, 3,000 mAH capacity battery, fast charging on wired and wireless, wireless charging compatibility with WPC and PMA, different sensors and Bixby, according to Samsung.

These are the complete specs and features of LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy S8. Now, it’s up to the buyers which device is right for them. But then, one can share their thoughts and inputs about which they think is the best among these two handsets in the comment section below.

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About Maricris Jose
Maricris is a writer who has spent two years writing about trending news and viral contents. Technology is her most favorite niche as she worked before as a Sales Associate in a leading and well-known gadget store in the Philippines.Email Maricris- maricris@73buzz.com
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