Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 vs Sony Xperia Z3: specs comparison

Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 vs Sony Xperia Z3: specs comparison
For the longest time, the industry was split on whether Apple really has a phablet-sized iPhone planned, not least because the company has, on numerous occasions, highlighted the compact form factor of its handsets. In fact, size precisely was one of several major differentiating factor between Apple's iPhones and the entirety of the Android world, which had moved towards five and above inches of screen real estate a while ago. As it turns out, however, Apple obviously felt compelled to finally address the growing demand for a larger-screened iOS device that is not a tablet, and it did.

Indeed, the iPhone 6 Plus is Apple's largest smartphone to date with a massive, 5.5-inch display and a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Despite its lengthy diagonal, the iPhone 6 Plus is nevertheless a pretty slender device and its profile measures in at just 7.1 mm (0.28 in). Inside that body, Apple has outfitted its first phablet with an 8-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization, a custom-designed, 64-bit dual-core A8 processor, and a Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

How does the above package compare with the competition, however, down on the specs level? Find out the answer right below!

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches

158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)

LG G3

LG G3

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches

146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)

Sony Xperia Z3

Sony Xperia Z3

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches

146 x 72 x 7.3 mm

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches

158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)

LG G3

LG G3

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches

146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)

Sony Xperia Z3

Sony Xperia Z3

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches

146 x 72 x 7.3 mm

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)

See the full Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs LG G3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 in real size or compare them to other phones using our Size Comparison tool.


Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.2 inches
5.5 inches

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

75.22 %
71.00 %
67.91 %

Peak brightness

 
 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Apple A8

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
16GB
128GB, not expandable

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3100 mAh
2915 mAh

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1036 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1036 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.8 days (548 hours)
the average is 22 days (522 h)
37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 22 days (522 h)
16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 22 days (522 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
 
24.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

23.0 days (553 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
 
 

Stand-by time (4G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
 
 

Internet use

 
 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours

Music playback

 
130.00 hours
80.00 hours

Video playback

 
10.00 hours
14.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus, BSI sensor)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 
 

Features

OIS
HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
2.2 MP
1.2 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.36 oz (152.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

 
 
Fingerprint (touch)

Buyers information

Price

 
 
$ 949
See the full LG G3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus specs comparison or compare them to other phones using our Specs Comparison tool.

Related phones

iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A8
    1GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2915 mAh
  • OS iOS 12.x
G3
  • Display 5.5 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Xperia Z3
  • Display 5.2 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera)
    2.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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