Product Comparison: LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 plus


General Specifications
Brand
LG
Samsung
Model
G6
Galaxy S8 plus
Origin
China
About the Product
Unlike other phones with a similar screen size, the large 5.7” display fits in your hand, giving you a big screen experience without the inconvenience of a big phone. The LG G6 is sculpted from aluminum and glass and is available in platinum and black. The 18:9 FullVision display with rounded corners and narrow bezels conclude the harmonious design.
The revolutionary design of the Galaxy S8+ begins from the inside out. We rethought every part of the phone's layout to break through the confines of the smartphone screen. So all you see is pure content and no bezel. It's the biggest, most immersive screen on a Galaxy smartphone of this size. And it's easy to hold in one hand.
Size & Weight
Height
5.86 in.
6.3 in.
Width
2.83 in.
2.31 in.
Depth
0.31 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
5.75 oz.
6.14 oz.
Display
Display Type
LCD IPS
sAMOLED
Screen Size
5.7 in.
6.2 in.
Screen Resolution
2880 x 1440
2880 x 1440
Pixel Density
564 ppi
529 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
LG G6 32 GB - Unlocked (AT&T/T-Mobile/Verizon) - Platinum - Prime Exclusive
  • Very good design, impressed with display
  • The LCD screen gets the job done and looks nice
  • The standout feature of this phone has been the screen size. First, despite what every video review and article says, a 5.7 inch diagonal screen with an 18:9 aspect physically has less surface area that an 5.7 inch display (or even a 5.5 inch display) with a 16:9 aspect ratio.
  • The fingerprint scanner and knock on feature AND always on display!
  • Perfect size. Very comfortable feeling when you hold it with one hand.
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Edge display is easier on the eyes and phone overall feels more intuitive.
  • Colors are amazing, camera is great, thin and true edge-to-edge display, fast.
  • The AMOLED edge to edge display is absolutely brilliant and with 16 million colors and 4.1 million pixels, colors pop and the images are phenomenally sharp.
  • The edge program is a great option for apps that are frequently accessed but you don't want taking up valuable screen real estate.
  • The infinity display has no equal. Excellent viewing experience. I'm discovering new things I like, every day! Awesome device!
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
Exynos 8895 Octa
Number of Cores
4
8
Processor Speed
2.35 GHz
2.3 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
LG G6 32 GB - Unlocked (AT&T/T-Mobile/Verizon) - Platinum - Prime Exclusive
  • Even though it has the Snapdragon 821 and not the 835 but it's really fast and fluid all the time (despite the Amazon bloatware).
  • The LG G6 runs a Snapdragon 821, which is last year's processor, and only has 32 gb of internal storage. It is also cheaper than Snapdragon 835 devices like the Galaxy S8. Anyway, the 821 is plenty fast for normal users.
  • Last year's good processor
  • If you read reviews, you will see that the processor is not quite as speedy as the Qualcomm 835 that comes with the Samsung S8. However, this phone works great
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Great processors, very good for multitasking. Plenty on memory for all your storage needs.
  • With the new processor, it is able to handle any game that I throw at it
  • The processor works smoothly and after a month use I can say the phone Never hanged once.
  • It keeps a wide variety of apps open in the background that use a low amount of ram for the users convenience.
Memory
Internal Memory
32 GB
64 GB
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
256 GB
256 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
13 MP
12 MP
Front-Facing Camera
5 MP
8 MP
Video Resolution
2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
4K at 30 fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Other Functions
Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Autofocus, Dual-LED flash, Face detection, HDR, Phase Detection Autofocus
Optical image stabilization for video, Time‑lapse video with stabilization, Continuous autofocus video, Body and face detection, Noise reduction, F/1.7, Auto HDR, 22mm Lens, Dual Video Call, Dual Pixel Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus, Slo-mo video, Geo-tagging, OIS, Smile detection
What customers say about "Camera"
LG G6 32 GB - Unlocked (AT&T/T-Mobile/Verizon) - Platinum - Prime Exclusive
  • Wide angle camera lets you take a wider view of the background in your pictures
  • The 3 cameras (only for day or with good lighting at night) take excellent and impressive photos (comparable with S8/8+).
  • The wide angle camera can come in very handy especially if you like to take selfies.
  • The camera quality is amazing! Photos come out great and the wide angle view is literally so useful.
  • Lag on picture taking. I had the Note 8 and you could instantly take pics. This one seems to have a lot longer shutter time
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • The camera takes great pictures and love the ability to use manual functions to take more professional pics
  • The cameras on this phone are both amazing. Makes great photos!
  • Great camera features shows clear focus is best I have seen just a handsome phone
  • Camera supports pictures with great clarity....just position and click.
  • This phone is very good and easy to use. The only downside is the camera, I personally still prefer the photos taken with Iphone camera.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
4.2
5.0 + LE
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
USB Type C
USB Type C
Network
Network Type
GSM / HSPA / LTE
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Frequency
850, 900, 1700, 1800, 1900
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100, 1700
Features
Operating System
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
Google Assistant
Bixby
Mobile Payment Service Supported
Yes
Yes
Maximum Usage Time
20.5 hours
24 hours
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes
Yes
Extras
Metal Body with Glass Backing, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 on Screen and Rear Camera; Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on Back, Rear Key with Fingerprint ID, Dolby Vision™ HDR, Shock Resistant with MIL-STD-810G Testing
Nano SIM, Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, SpO2, Heart Rate, Photo/video editor, Document editor, Сompass, Skype video call, Iris scanner, Infinity Display: Beyond The Bezel, The Big Screen That Feels Small, Dolby Vision™ HDR, Audio/video/photo editor
What customers say about "Features"
LG G6 32 GB - Unlocked (AT&T/T-Mobile/Verizon) - Platinum - Prime Exclusive
  • Knock: double tap twice on your screen to turn it on
  • Fingerprint reader is pretty responsive and accurate
  • Micro SD slot for those who need that additional bit of storage space
  • The fingerprint sensor is fast and it does not sound weird like the LG G5. It has unlock by facial recognition.
  • Love that its water resistant, virtually water proof.
  • There are a handful of junk apps which are not needed but most can be uninstalled or disabled
  • Power button and fingerprint reader is in the back of the phone which needs some getting used to
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Comes with a nice variety of accessories, including adapters for charging in case you want to use a micro-USB charger or want to hook up a USB cable accessory for any reason.
  • Wide range of settings for customizing your user experience and security. (Even more than the usual for an Android/Samsung device)
  • I haven't put the water resistance to the test, but I'm assuming it's as good as the last model. Glad it's there.
  • All my old Apps transferred without issue using the Samsung program
  • Cool new features (facial recognition, iris scanner, edge menu, etc)
  • I would rather have defined Home, and Back keys
  • USB cable changed to the Type C - overall a better cable, but had to buy a bunch of new cables. Good for the long term
Power
Battery Capacity
3300 mA/h
3500 mA/h
Wireless Charging
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
LG G6 32 GB - Unlocked (AT&T/T-Mobile/Verizon) - Platinum - Prime Exclusive
  • Battery lasts all day no problem
  • I am on my phone all day. I literally play clash of clans every moment I get. The battery life is good enough to get me through the day with around 20-40%. Considering I am playing games on it all the time, that's pretty good.
  • Long battery life and quick charge, too. Seriously, it'll be 100% in about an hour and a full charge will last well over a day. I basically charge it in the mornings while I was washing up for work. It'll be at 70% or so, and that is more than enough to carry me through until next morning.
  • Biggest let down is the middling battery life
  • The battery life is about average. I list that as a con, because this is a flagship running an 821. It should be better than average. I
Samsung Galaxy S8 plus 64GB Unlocked Phone - 6.2" Screen - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • The battery is general is much better than the Samsung s7
  • 2 days and still have 20% battery remaining. Big improvement over the S5 that had. Hope this phone last as long.
  • I go 2 days before it needs to be put on a charger (I usually plug it in around 60% battery or so) and it's fully recharged in less than 2 hours. The battery life is phenomenal
  • Phone is superfast,multi-tasking,great battery life. Charging once in 3 days. Superb battery life.
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB Type С Cable, USB Power Adapter
AKG Headphones, USB-C cable, Quick Charge Power Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
FCC, CE


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