LG V10 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Google Nexus 6P: specs comparison clashdown

LG V10 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Google Nexus 6P: specs comparison clashdown
LG's newest top-tier champ, the V10, is here. At first sight, it looks like it doesn't skimp in any aspect: it comes with a 5.7-inch QHD display, hexa-core Snapdragon 808 chipset (not exactly the creme de la creme, but at least not plagued by issues like the SD810), an Adreno 418 GPU, 4GB of RAM, a microSD card slot, and a removable 3,000mAh battery. 

Additionally, we have a 16MP rear camera with OIS 2.0 and a aperture of f/1.8 that will most probably live up to the qualities of LG G4's one.

Judging from these alone, it's safe to deduce that the LG V10 has lots of potential and can compete with almost any smartphone out there in a pure specs sheets comparison. How does it compare with the hot-new Nexus 6P and the Galaxy S6 edge+, in particular? We decided to come up with a specs comparison between the three and inspect the differences. 

You too can do so right below.

LG V10 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Google Nexus 6P

Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

515 ppi
518 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.85 %
76.62 %
71.60 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Additional display

Color
 
 

Resolution

1040 x 160 pixels
 
 

Physical Size

2.1-inch
 
 

Touch screen

Capacitive
 
 

Camera

Rear

Yes
Yes
Yes

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Effects

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.28 x 3.12 x 0.34 inches (159.6 x 79.3 x 8.6 mm)
6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Shock, Vibration
 
 

MIL-STD-810 certified

Yes
 
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 418
Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 430

RAM

4 GB LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
 
 

Slot Type

microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD
 
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh
3450 mAh

Talk time

10.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)
28.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Stand-by time

5.0 days (120 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)

Talk time (3G)

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1382 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1382 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

5.0 days (120 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)
 
 

Internet use

 
 
 

3G

 
10 hours
 

LTE

 
11 hours
10 hours

Wi-Fi

 
12 hours
10 hours

Music playback

 
66.00 hours
100.00 hours

Video playback

 
15.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

CDMA

 
 
800, 1900 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 7, 8
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 29, 30
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 
Bands 41

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS

Connectivity

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay
 

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
 
$ 649




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6 Comments

2. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

I don't think the secondary screen is count in as 'screen' on screen-to-body ratio. Lg only has about 70% without the ticker.

7. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Why shouldn't it count? It is still screen after all. As a matter of fact, the ticker is not even separate from the main display, it is part of it. It should efinitely count as screen.

3. Maryewww

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 16, 2013

How can the LG be bigger in size, same screen but that high in screen to body ratio? something is off in this article and i wonder what

6. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

The V10 has a secondary ticker screen which counts as part of the total amount of screen. Therefore, the extra space that ticker display takes up still counts as screen, giving it a better screen-to-body ratio.

8. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

New lg v10 running 5.1 lollipop and hasn't been release failed. Samsung touchwhiz ui over Android equals lagggggg. Nexus 6p wins hands down

9. odyody

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

disappointing I was waiting for real upgrade for performance and camera ,,, still ca not be compared with note 5

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