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LG G3 32GB Samsung Galaxy A8
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Price Rs. 24,330 onwards Rs. 32,480 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jul, 2014 Aug, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1440x2560 pixels (~ 534 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch)
Display Features IPS, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.5 GHz 1.8 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8975AC Snapdragon 801 Exynos 5430 (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad core)
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-T628
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Laser Auto-Focus, Optical Image Stabilization, 1/3'' sensor size, Simultaneous Video and Image Recording, Face Detection, HDR, Video Stabilization F/1.9 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Secondary Camera 2.1 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording Full HD Video Recording, Wide-angle Lens (120 degrees)
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 8.9 mm 5.9 mm
Weight 149 gm 151 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 3050 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 304 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A 17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 11 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: Up to 51 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Wireless Charging; Smart Notice; Quick Circle; Knock Code; QREMOTE; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via SlimPort; Infrared; USB On-The-Go; Miracast; Noise Filtration; Cloud Storage - 50GB (On Box Application) WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; ANT+ Support; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Beautiful, premium design
  • Solid build quality
  • Extremely ergonomic for such a large phone
  • Beautiful, and brilliantly sharp display
  • LG's Flat UI makes Android look good, and is very likable and usable
  • Blazing fast, top-end performance
  • Useful software add-ons like the built-in fitness tracker LG Health, and Clip Tray
  • Excellent camera with laser-guided auto-focus
  • Excellent call quality
  • 4G support
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Very good build quality
  • Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date
  • Very good design - the metallic edges and frame, along with the thin bezels, give it the kind of sophistication that you would expect from flagship devices
  • The phone's back is grippy and has a nice finish
  • Very good display - bright, sharp, detailed, and has vibrant color reproduction
  • New improved TouchWiz UI over Android is running lean and functional
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Fingerprint scanner works flawlessly
  • Good camera - images are sharp, and detailed and have good color reproduction
  • Very good loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Very good call quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average battery life

No Major Negatives!

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