The LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus are not exactly a match for each other. Not only is the G6 smaller in size but also inexpensive too. However, it is the only flagship smartphone LG makes. So, a person considering the Galaxy S8 Plus will definitely consider the G6. But how do these phones stack up against each other? Read on to find out who wins the LG G6 vs Samsung S8 Plus battle.
LG G6 Vs Samsung S8 Plus
|LG G6 Price||Rs 51,990|
|Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Price||Rs 64,900|
The price difference between two phones puts them in two different categories. Confused? Well, here’s what we mean. The G6 costs Rs 51,990. A limited period offer can see you take it home for Rs 45,000. In the case of Galaxy S8 Plus, you are already buying it at a low price. However, once the shipments begin on May 5, its price is expected to revert to Rs 69,000, its original price tag. If price is your biggest concern, the LG G6 wins this round of LG G6 vs Samsung S8 Plus battle. For those looking for more, read on.
|Specifications||LG G6||Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus|
|Processor||2.3 GHz quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 821||2.35 GHz octa-core 64-bit Exynos 8895|
|Internal Storage||64GB (expandable up to 2TB)||64GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Display Size||5.7-inch Quad HD (2880x1440p) resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio||6.2-inch, Dual curved, Quad HD (2960x1440p) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat with LG UX 6.0||Android 7.0 Nougat with TouchWiz UI|
|Primary (rear) Camera||Dual, 13-megapixel with flash||12-megapixel with flash|
|Battery||3300mAh with Fast Charging||3500mAh with Fast Charging and Wireless Charging|
Both phones have similar specs. However, the S8 Plus has the edge in front camera and battery specs. Its has a bigger display too but that is all about user preference. Agfter all, Samsung is charging more money for the S8 Plus too.Since it is a comparison on paper, we give the win of this round of LG G6 Vs Samsung S8 Plus battle to Samsung S8 Plus.
|LG G6||Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus|
|Shockproof||Quad HD Display|
|18:9 screen aspect ratio||18.5:9 aspect ratio|
|Fast Charging||Fast Charging|
|Split-screen mode||Wireless Charging|
|Quad HD display||Split-screen mode|
|Two colour variants||Iris Scanner|
|Metal and glass construction||Three colour variants|
|Quad DAC||Dual-curved screen|
Neither phones gives the other one any ground in this respect too. However, the G6 has an advantage over the S8 Plus in the area of ruggedness. How? It has glass and metal construction and is shockproof too. The S8 Plus has more layers of security in its phone with iris scanner. The S8 Plus has a dual-curved screen which the G6 counters with Quad DAC for audiophiles. So, this category of the LG G6 vs Samsung S8 Plus battle is a tie.
LG G6 Vs Samsung S8 Plus: Conclusion
So, like we have said multiple times, these phones are competing neck-to-neck against each other. With one round each going to both players, the real decision comes down to which phone offers more value for money. Here, the LG G6 has a lead over the S8 Plus. The S8 is a better-suited competitor for the G6. However, in terms of value-for-money quotient, there is yet to come out a smartphone in 2017 that can offer as much value as the G6 (maybe OnePlus 5 but that is yet to come out). So, the winner of LG G6 vs Samsung S8 Plus battle is the G6.