LG G6 vs LG V30: Comparing LG’s 2017 flagships

The LG V30 is LG’s latest entrant into the global smartphone market. Today, we would be comparing the specs of the earlier released LG G6 with the latest flagship, the V30. Let’s find out if things got better… or not.

LG G6 vs LG V30

Device / Specifications LG G6 LG V30
   LG G6 vs LG V30  LG G6 vs LG V30
Device type Android smartphone Android smartphone
Release date February 2017 August 2017
Screen size 5.5 inches 6.0 inches
Screen type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen OLED touchscreen
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glas 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Display resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels 1440 x 2880 pixels
Pixel density 564 ppi 537 ppi
Available colours Mystic White

Astro Black

Ice Platinum

Terra Gold

Marine Blue

Cloud Silver

Moroccan Blue

Length 148.9 mm 151.7 mm
Width 71.9 mm 75.4 mm
Thickness 7.9 mm 7.4 mm
Weight 163 grams 158 grams
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
Internal storage (ROM) 32/ 64/ 128 GB 64 / 128 GB
Primary/ Rear camera Dual 13 MP + 13 MP camera Dual 16 MP + 16 MP camera
Secondary/ Front facing camera Single 5 MP camera Single 5 MP camera
Processor (CPU) 2.35 GHz Quad core processor 2.45 GHz Octa core processor
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 530 Qualcomm Adreno 540
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
SD card support Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 256 GB
SIM support Dual SIM Dual SIM
SIM type Nano Hybrid SIM Nano SIM
Operating system (OS) Android v7.0 Nougat Android v7.1.2
Battery type Lithium Polymer (Li – Po) Lithium Polymer (Li – Po)
Battery capacity 3,300 mAh 3,300 mAh
Fast/ Quick charge Yes (Quick charge 3.0) Yes ((Quick Charge 3.0)
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear mounted)

Accelerometer

Proximity sensor

Gyro

Compass

Barometer

Fingerprint (rear mounted)

Accelerator

Proximity sensor

Gyro

Compass

Barometer

 

Looking closely at the above specs comparison table, you would notice that they two LG flagship devices share quite a lot of similarities. However, the difference do very much exist. Looking at the table, it will reveal that the display sceeeen of the LG V30 bigger than that of the LG G6. Likewise the dual rear camera, the processor, the OS, and even the Corning Gorilla Glass screen protection.

Therefore, it is safe to conclude that the LG V30 trumps the LG G6 and is currently LG’s best smartphone. In my opinion, the LG V30 if given good PR and pushed sufficiently to smartphone markets across the world, could give the Samsung Galaxy S8 a good rivalry. The LG V30 got the specs, and also the price to go toe-to-toe with the Galaxy S8 and come out triumphant. I guess we would be pitching the two devices against each other in our next device comparison. Stay tuned.


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