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LG G6 (H872) vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG G6 vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG G6 (H872)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2880

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsMotorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)Compare LG G6 X
Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)

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G6 (H872)9 Advantages LG G6 (H872)vsMoto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)10 Advantages Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
+1440x2880 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+565 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP53%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
2.35Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+156 grams (5.46 ounces)4%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)17%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
5.7"vs+6.01"5%
Larger screen
1/3" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
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
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
32GB (21GB user free) / 32GB (22GB user free)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Dual LED flash
Only digital zoom
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
ModelG6 (H872)Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Other model namesT-Mobile LG G6 32GB, LG-H872, LGH872Lenovo Moto Z3 Play 32GB + 4GB RAM XT1929 Verizon wireless
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2017June, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 148.9 millimeters (2.83 x 5.86 in)76.5 x 156.5 millimeters (3.01 x 6.16 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)156 grams (5.46 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
Water splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)LG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB user free)
UFS 2.0
32GB (22GB user free)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)565 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 66)
LTE Roaming (Bands 1, 3, 7, 13, 20)
LTE Cat13 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,20,28,66)
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
CallingLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
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
CameraLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 1/4" 12mm 125º FF)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP FF depth sensor
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length18mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
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: Deep Indigo
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum frame (6000 series)
- 2.5D gorilla glass screen
- Max vision 18:9 display
- Fast battery charging 15W
- Moto mods support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3300 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk time autonomy1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standby23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G6 (H872)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered