22points

LG Optimus Vu II

94points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

100points

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

LG Optimus Vu II
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LG Optimus Vu II vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is LG Optimus Vu II better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Weight
    159gvs195,189g
  • Height
    132.2mmvs162.5,158.1mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than LG Optimus Vu II & Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Has AF tracking
  • Shoots raw
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses 3D facial recognition
  • Has a front-facing LED flash

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than LG Optimus Vu II & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Battery power
    3500mAhvs2150,3300mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs2 x 1.5,4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • Pixel density
    529ppivs256,521ppi
  • Thickness
    8.5mmvs9.4,8.6mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Width
    73.8mmvs85.6,74.8mm
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Volume
    99.18cm³vs106.37340799999998,104.533cm³

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

159g

195g

189g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.4mm

8.6mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

85.6mm

74.8mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

132.2mm

162.5mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

768 x 1024px

1440 x 2960px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

256ppi

521ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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

5"

6.3"

6.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.Uses big.LITTLE technology
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

3.Has integrated graphics
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.Has out-of-order execution
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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

2GB

6GB

6GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

6.Has AES
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.front camera megapixels

1.3MP

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.number of microphones

1

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2150mAh

3300mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
LG Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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 Optimus Vu II
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (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.

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