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LG G6 (H871) vs LG G6 (VS988)

Side by side comparison between LG G6 (H871) vs LG G6 (VS988) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G6 (H871)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2880

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G6 (VS988)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2880

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G6 (VS988)

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 (H871)0 Advantage LG G6 (H871)vsG6 (VS988)1 Advantage LG G6 (VS988)
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.

58 Common items in both devices
2.35GHz 64bit Quad-Core
4GB LPDDR4
32GB (21GB available)
UFS 2.0
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
163 grams (5.71 ounces)
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+51 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
ModelG6 (H871)G6 (VS988)
Other model namesAT&T LG G6 32GB, LG-H871, LGH871Verizon LG G6 CDMA 32GB, LG-VS988, LGVS988
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGLG
Release date3/10/2017, Announced: 2/26/20173/10/2017, Announced: 2/26/2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 148.9 millimeters (2.83 x 5.86 in)71.9 x 148.9 millimeters (2.83 x 5.86 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
IP68 certified: dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User InterfaceLG UX UI 6.0 / 8.0LG UX UI 6.0 / 8.0

⚙️ Processor

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996AC) (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996AC) (14nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 (653MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 530 (653MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 158785 (v7)
Geekbench: 4175 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 8.5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 158785 (v7)
Geekbench: 4175 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 8.5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
UFS 2.0
32GB (21GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels (18:9)1440x2880 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)565 PPI565 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz
Dolby Vision/HDR10
Always-On Display
60Hz
Dolby Vision/HDR10
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (2, 4, 5, 12, 29, 30)LTE Cat12 (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.41/4"12mm125°FF
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.41/4"12mm125°FF
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lens30mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Camera extras1080p@60fps
720p@120fps
1080p@60fps
720p@120fps

📸 Front camera

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length18mm lens18mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/192kHz
Stereo sound
32-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot 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

🔌 Connectivity

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C SlimPort®
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3
18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 3
Talk time autonomy23.5 hours20 hours
Standby408 hours (17 days)456 hours (19 days)

➕ Other features

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Astro black, Mystic white, Ice platinum
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Knock Code, KnockOn
- Colors: Astro black, Mystic white, Ice platinum
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Knock Code, KnockOn

☢️ Radiation rate

LG G6 (H871)LG G6 (VS988)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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