LG G6 vs iPhone 7 vs Galaxy S7 vs Google Pixel vs Huawei P10: performance benchmarks comparison

LG claims that using the Snapdragon 821 with some optimizations as the system chip for the LG G6 is a 'brilliant move', despite the fact that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8, for instance, is expected to ship with a chip that will be newer and more powerful, the Snapdragon 835...
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96 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Performance wise, you can't beat last year's iPhone without the 835 onboard, that's simply a fact at this point. Still, the P10 shows really promising improvement in the Kirin processor group (yes...I'm aware this is the same chip in the Mate 9).

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7363; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I should never be blown away at the stupidity of people. Especially when they compare benchmarks with an iPhone 7. Oh, look at the speed tests of the iPhone 7, as it's pushing 4 times less pixels compared to every other flagship smartphone.

10. Tyrion_Lannister unregistered

4 times more pixels don't affect the speed unless you're rendering stuff. iPhone 7 plus is exactly as fast as iPhone 7 despite pushing 2.25x pixels.

30. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Iphone 7 plus as a tendency to lag more than the 7 Tyrion just so you know..

38. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

How would you know that? You don't own the phone....

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5691; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

More importantly, the 821 is literally a better binned 820, which was released about 8 months before the A10, so its not surprising its behind the A10 Also there's more benchmarks not included e.g. Long term Manhatten 3.1 (on screen) Pixel = 28 fps iPhone 7 Plus = 25 fps Mate 9 = 18 fps G6 = ? P10 = ?

17. mikehunta727 unregistered

7 Plus and S821 are only within a few FPS of each other at same 1080p resolution in a long term endurance test on the GPU, but the CPU of the A10 is a lot better then the S821 CPU and also has faster storage too still 835 will have better CPU(customized A73's?) and UFS 2.1 and the 540, all of which will be pretty dam solid upgrades

23. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You SHOULD learn proper sentence structure....

68. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

But isn't it worrying that the Pixel is almost if not as fast as the latest iPhones, despite having an inferior SoC and much slower storage?

70. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Trust me...Those seconds add up. And considering that the Pixel has twice the RAM and Android doesn't freeze apps, there's always be placebo effect regarding top speed on the second go round of speed tests and alike. Overtime, that difference of milliseconds will turn into actual seconds.

74. mikehunta727 unregistered

It's not "almost as fast", A10 CPU is about 30-40% faster vs the S821. UFS 2.0 is also not "'much slower storage", it is a bit slower then the nvmE in the 7 yes but not by much. The 7 blows away the Pixel in speed tests and Pixel starts to chug when you keep opening big apps and run some tasks like rendering a 1080p video and etc

25. bucky

Posts: 3783; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I guess the offscreen benchmark wasnt there when you read the article? Also, who cares what screen you hvae if your gpu/cpu and battery cant keep up.

29. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

What screen resolution you have definitely matters in the result of your phone's performance. If yiu, and you apparently, do not care about high resolution, then why not go all the way down to 480p, since the CPU/GPU will "keep up" even more at that state? Crap.

41. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

The exact opposite Inquisition can be asked of you: When does resolution become nothing more than diminishing returns? 90% of humans can't even SEE the difference between a 2k and 4k display....so why destroy battery life with something so trivial? To play video games on your phone? What are we, children?

34. Unordinary unregistered

Funny, cus it kicks every phones ass in off-screen tests too, LOL>

76. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2186; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

The CPU architecture on the A-series is among the best for an ARM chipset. Due to limitations of processor overclocking and heat draw the ARM series processor scales much better than SnapDragon and Exynos. Regardless of resolution many benchmarks of GFX factor in GPU as well. Resolution is just a small scale of what represents the power of the A-series chipset within the iPhone.

8. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

IRL theres no difference.

9. Papa_Ji

Posts: 848; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

Of which PERFORMANCE you are talking about...... See how a 400$ device your 1000$ iCrap 7 plus..https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wko2PkOf0qQ

31. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Damn , got its azz kicked

32. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

I'm really not sure what LG was thinking

44. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Talking about this link lolhttps://youtu.be/wko2PkOf0qQ I am kind of liking the G6 One of the best reviews on the Internet https://youtu.be/r856AQKYOeo I believe Flossy over PA any day.

45. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Carter has the phone already

50. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I can't wait for his real review over the phone, not just the short one.

53. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Just watched it....I really like Floss..... tells you the way it is......

56. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

That is what I like about him too. He doesn't sugar coat anything.

49. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Edit Reviewers

91. DBoss

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 18, 2017

No questions!! Kiko007 own this entire article and comments section!! :D

2. mikedemoda

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 19, 2010

all i can think of is how the next iPhone is going to obliterate the competition this fall... if they can't even keep up with last years processor

72. whatev

Posts: 2260; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

It happens all the time, they are always behind, just add the iPhone 6s, 6 and iPad Air 2 to the results above you will see how the older apple devices (more than 2 years old) still outperform the latest android flagships

3. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

iPhone 7 is still the most powerful phone. Awesome.
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