17points

LG L40

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

LG L40
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
vs
vs

133 facts in comparison

LG L40 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is LG L40 better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Weight
    120gvs189,163g
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Width
    59mmvs73.8,68.7mm
  • Height
    109.4mmvs158.1,147.7mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than LG L40 & Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
  • Can be used as a PC

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than LG L40 & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Pixel density
    570ppivs165,529ppi
  • Has a front-facing LED flash

Videos

Powered by

Top specs and features

relevant

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

120g

189g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

11.9mm

8.5mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

59mm

73.8mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

109.4mm

158.1mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

relevant

Display

1.resolution

320 x 480px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

165ppi

529ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4"

6.2"

5.8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

relevant

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Uses big.LITTLE technology
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

4.Has out-of-order execution
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.RAM

1GB

6GB

4GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

6.Has AES
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

relevant

Cameras

1.megapixels

3MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.Has laser autofocus
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a brand lens
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

relevant

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a radio
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

relevant

Battery

1.battery power

1540mAh

3500mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a removable battery
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

relevant

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
LG L40
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Top 10 smartphones

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.