LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ: The LG G7 ThinQ is a significant upgrade. LG has surprised a lot of people in the smartphone industry with their latest flagship; the LG G7 ThinQ. The new smartphone from the G-series is the successor to the 2017’s LG G6. Not only is the device a successor to the LG G6, but it’s also an upgrade in terms of features to the LG V30. The LG G6 was released during the Mobile World Congress of 2017. Even though it’s been over a year, the device still has some amazing specifications.

We know the LG G7 ThinQ is an upgrade to LG G6. But how much of an upgrade the company made is what we will be finding out in this comparison article.

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ – The Design

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ
LG G6
LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ
LG G7 ThinQ

Being in the G-series, the LG G6 and LG G7 ThinQ feature similar body design. The fingerprint sensor of the LG G6 and LG G7 ThinQ are placed at the back just below their dual rear camera. The dual rear camera of the LG G6 is in a vertical position at the center with the LED flash in between them. While the dual rear camera of the LG G7 ThinQ is in a horizontal position with the LED flash at the left side of the camera. They are both built with front and back glass and aluminum frame separating the glasses. The glasses of the LG G7 ThinQ is Corning gorilla glass 5. While the front glass of the LG G6 is Corning gorilla glass 3 and the back glass is Corning gorilla glass 5.

Both smartphones are waterproof with an IP68 certification. The LG G6 and LG G7 ThinQ measure the same 7.9 mm thickness and 71.9 mm width. While the LG G7 ThinQ is taller measuring 153.2 mm and the LG G6 measuring 148.9 mm. The LG G6 offers up to eight body colors; Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Terra Gold, Marine Blue, Mystic White, Raspberry Rose, Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet. While the LG G7 ThinQ comes in just four body colors; New Aurora Black, New Platinum Gray, New Moroccan Blue and Raspberry Rose.

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ – The Display

The LG G7 ThinQ features no top bezel but rather a notch, the screen is much taller with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. While the LG G6 features minimal top and bottom bezels have an 18:9 aspect ratio. No OLED screen here as both smartphones features IPS LCD touchscreen. The display of the LG G6 measures 5.7 inches with 78.6% screen-to-body ratio. While the display of LG G7 ThinQ measures 6.1 inches with 82.6% screen-to-body ratio.

The LG G7 ThinQ features a Super Bright Display, which boosts the screen to 1,000 nits and also reduces it to 500 nits. The LG G7 ThinQ has a display of 1440 x 3120 pixels resolution with 564 PPI density. While the LG G6 features a display of 1440 x 2880 pixels resolution with 564 PPI density. Like I said in the design, the screen of the LG G7 ThinQ is protected by Corning gorilla glass 5. While that of the LG G6 is protected by Corning gorilla glass 3.

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ – The Camera

The camera of the LG G7 ThinQ is incorporated with AI features, which can identify an object the camera is facing. The dual-lens camera at the back of the LG G7 ThinQ sports a 16MP f/1.6 primary sensor and 16MP f/1.9 secondary sensor. The front-facing camera of the G7 ThinQ is an 8MP f/1.9 sensor.

The LG G6 camera quality is no match for the G7 ThinQ. But it still features great quality. At the rear of the LG G6 is a 13MP f/1.8 primary sensor and 13MP f/2.4 secondary sensor with dual-LED flash. The LG G7 ThinQ features just a rear LED flash instead. A 5MP f/2.2 front-facing camera is featured in the LG G6.

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ – Hardware and Software

Under the hood of the LG G7 ThinQ is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. The chipset carries 4-cores reaching a speed of 2.8GHz and 4-cores reaching a speed of 1.7GHz. While the graphics of the G7 ThinQ is powered by Adreno 630 graphics processing unit. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and is scheduled for an upgrade to the next Android operating software. The LG G7 ThinQ comes in two versions of memory; the 6GB memory with 128GB storage and the 4GB memory with 64GB storage.

The LG G6 being a 2017 release is powered by an old Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset that carries 2-cores clocked at 2.35GHz and 2-cores clocked at 1.6GHz. The graphics of the LG G6 is powered by Adreno 530 graphics processing unit. The LG G6 comes in a 4GB memory size and three versions of internal storage; 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box is the LG G6, which is upgradeable to Android 8.1 Oreo.

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ – The Battery

In the battery aspect, LG didn’t make an upgrade. Instead, the LG G7 ThinQ is a downgrade to the LG G6. The LG G7 ThinQ is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery. While the LG G6 is powered by a better non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery. They both support USB 3.1 Type-C charger and also fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ – The Price

The LG G6 cost about $460 (N161,000). While the LG G7 ThinQ goes for about $1,006 (N352,100). It’s without a doubt that the LG G7 ThinQ is a better upgrade. If you can afford the cash, then the LG G7 ThinQ will be worth it.

LG G6 VS LG G7 ThinQ Full Specs Comparison

LG G6 LG G7 ThinQ
Dimensions and Weight 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm. Weight: 163 g 153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm. Weight: 162 g
Display 5.7 inch (78.6% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2880 pixels with 564 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 6.1 inch (82.6% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 3120 pixels with 564 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4GB. ROM: 32/64/128GB microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot – Dual SIM model only) RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB OR RAM: 6GB. ROM: 128GB microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot – Dual SIM model only)
Software Android 7.0 Nougat Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset with Quad-core (2×2.35GHz & 2×1.6GHz) processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core (4×2.8GHz & 4×1.7GHz) processor
Camera 5MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + Dual: 13MP f/1.8 aperture and 13MP f/2.4 aperture dual-LED flash 8MP f/1.9 aperture front camera + Dual: 16MP f/1.6 aperture and 16MP f/1.9 aperture with LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min(Quick Charge 3.0), WPC&PMA wireless charging (US version only) Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), WPC&PMA wireless charging (US version only)

 

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