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Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U) vs LG G6 (LS993)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG G6 XSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)20Points
Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG G6 (LS993)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2880

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)

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!

Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)vsG6 (LS993)5 Advantages LG G6 (LS993)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core46%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.35Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+64GB (51GB user free)143%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB user free)
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs163 grams (5.71 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1440x2960 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2880 pixels
+568 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs565 PPI
+5.8"2%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 version A2DP
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP113%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
3000 mAhvs+3300 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
IP68 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
UFS 2.0
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
ModelGalaxy S8 (SM-G950U)G6 (LS993)
Other model namesGalaxy S8 G950U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung DreamSprint LG G6 CDMA 32GB, LG-LS993, LG-AS993
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateApril, 2017March, 2017
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)71.9 x 148.9 millimeters (2.83 x 5.86 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)163 grams (5.71 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 proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 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
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 530 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB user free)
UFS 2.0
32GB (21GB user free)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.8" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1440x2880 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI565 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 25, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
• 13 megapixels
• 13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 1/4" 12mm 125º FF)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens30mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens18mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
RadioFMNot 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
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 jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
18W
Battery capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 days27360 minutes | 456 hours | 19 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950U)LG G6 (LS993)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.75W/kg (head) | 0.93W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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