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LG G6 (G600L) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)

Side by side comparison between LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G6 (G600L)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2880

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
23PointsSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)Compare LG G6 X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

G6 (G600L)9 Advantages LG G6 (G600L)vsGalaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)16%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+565 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs531 PPI
+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
2.35Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core55%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
UFS 2.0vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1440x2880 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
5.7"vs+6.2"9%
Larger screen
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/3" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3300 mAhvs+3500 mAh6%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

32 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
+25 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
ModelG6 (G600L)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Other model namesLG U+ LG G6 (64GB) G600L, LGM-G600L (LG Uplus)Bell/Rogers Galaxy S9+ G965W (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
Canada
Canada
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateApril, 2017February, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 148.9 millimeters (2.83 x 5.86 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
HardwareLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels (18:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)565 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, Dolby Vision/HDR1060Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
LTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.41/4"12mm125ºFF
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length18mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVDigital TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Astro black, Mystic white, Ice platinum
- LG UX 6.0 UI
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Slow motion 720p@120fps
- Dolby Vision/HDR10
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- Knock Code, KnockOn
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standby23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G6 (G600L)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.78W/kg (head) | 1.04W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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