Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 – What’s Different

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LG announced the 6th Generation G smartphone at MWC and it has been getting praises from all over. We ourselves quite liked the device and you can read all about it in our review. But Samsung is coming out with the S8 soon with all guns blazing. While we will be comparing the smartphone’s in detail once we have both the device together, we though that a detailed spec comparison will be helpful for the time being.

 Samsung Galaxy S8  LG G6
Samsung Galaxy S8 LG G6
Size 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm
Weight 155 grams 163 grams
Display 5.8″ Curved Super AMOLED Infinity Display with 2960×1440 Pixels Resolution, 18.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 83.6% Screen to Body Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and 3D Touch (Home Button) 5.7″ IPS Display with 2880×1440 pixels Resolution, 18:9 Aspect Ratio, 78.6% Screen to Body Ratio
Software Android 7.0 with Grace UX Android 7.0 Nougat
Processor 10nm Octa-Core Exynos 8895 (Majority of Markets) / Snapdragon 835 (Select Markets including USA) Quad-Core Snapdragon 821
RAM LPDDR4 4GB / 6GB (Select Markets such as China) 4GB RAM
Storage UFS 2.1 64GB / 128GB (Select Markets such as China) 32GB/64GB (Market Dependant)
Connectivity nanoSIM (Single SIM or Hybrid Dual SIM i.e nano + nano/microSD – Market Dependant), Bluetooth 5.0, Dual-Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C 3.1 nanoSIM (Single SIM or Hybrid Dual SIM i.e nano + nano/microSD – Market Dependant), Bluetooth 4.2, Dual-Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C 3.1
Camera (Rear) 12 Megapixels, 26mm Focal Length, f1.7, 1/2.5″ Sensor Size, OIS, LED Flash, PDAF and 1.4 micron Pixel Size Dual 13 Megapixel Sensors (71 Degree FoV with f1.8, OIS and AF, 120 Degree FoV with f2.4 and Fixed Focus), 1.12 microns Pixel Size, 1/3″ Sensor Size, Dual-Tone LED Flash
Camera (Front) 8 Megapixels, f1.7, Autofocus 5 Megapixel f2.2 Camera with Regular and Wide FoV
Battery 3000 mAh Non-Removable (QuickCharge 2.0 Equivalent) 3300 mAh Non-Removable (QuickCharge 3.0)
Colours Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold Mystic White, Astro Black, Ice Platinum
Others IP68 Rating (Dustproof and Waterproof) IP68 Rating (Dustproof and Waterproof)
Wireless Fast Charging (Qi and PMA Standards) Wireless Charging (US Variant Only)
Samsung Pay Quad DAC (Korean Model) / Single DAC (Other Markets) with 32bit HiFi Audio
Upto 4K 60fps and 1080p 120fps Video Recording Dolby Vision/HDR 10 Compliant
Rear Mounted Fingerprint Scanner, Iris Scanner Up Front, No Home Button Fingerprint Scanner at the Back Mounted in the Lock/Power Key
LTE Cat.16 (1024 Mbps/1 Gbps) LTE Cat.11 (600 Mbps)
Bixby Virtual Assistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for the Display and Camera Glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for Rear Glass
Gorilla Glass 5 Back
HDR 10 Compliant Display
AKG Earphones (Bundled in Package)

Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma