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LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Specifications showdown of the new big screened phones

LG G6 was launched in India on Monday at a price of Rs 51,990 -- around Rs 5,000 cheaper than its rival Samsung Galaxy S8. But how do they compare on paper and what is so new about them?

tech Updated: Apr 24, 2017 16:36 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

“This year belongs to the display,”Amit Gujral, chief marketing officer of LG Electronics India said during the launch of the G6 in India.

It indeed does belong to displays when it comes to smartphones. There is a sudden rush to get OLED displays that can be bended, uses less power and is better in terms of picture quality. The two biggest examples of this are the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and the LG G6 -- phones that harp on display as one of its sellig proposition. Apple is also planning to introduce OLED displays on its upcoming iPhone 8.

But lets talk about Androids only and phones in point -- Samsung Galaxy S8 and the LG G6. While the Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with Infinity display at two screen sizes -- 5.8 and 6.2-inches, the G6

comes with a 18:9 aspect ratio Fullvision display of 5.7-inches. However, the Samsung Galaxy S8 scores over the G6 in terms of processing power.

Here is a comparision of the specifications list that will help you decide between the Rs 51,990-priced LG G6 and the Rs 57,900 Samsung Galaxy S8:

SpecificationsLG G6Samsung Galaxy S8
Size148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm
Weight163 grammes155 grammes
Display5.7-inch FullVision display in a 5.2-inch body (Dolby Vision enabled with 18:9 aspect ratio)5.8-inch QuadHD display (2960 x 1440 pixels resolution) with 570 pixels per inch (ppi)
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor10-nm Exynos 8895 (octa-core)
Storage32/64GB expandable upto 2TB64 GB internal storage with microSD card support to 256GB
Operating SystemAndroid NougatAndroid Nougat with TouchWiz OS
Battery3,300 mAh3,000 mAh
Rear cameraDual rear camera setup with 13-megapixel wide-angle and standard lenses12-megapixel dual pixel camera with LED Flash
Front camera5-megapixel wide-angle lens8-megapixel front camera
ConnectivityWiFi, NFC and Bluetooth, GPS, VoLTE and attached 32-bit Hi-Fi audio DACBluetooth 5.0, WiFi, USB-C, GPS, 4G and VoLTE
Water resistanceIP68IP68
PriceRs 51,990Rs 57,900

First Published: Apr 24, 2017 16:07 IST

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