Popularity contest: OnePlus 6T stomps LG V40

Popularity contest: OnePlus 6T stomps LG V40
The new kid on the block, OnePlus, proudly calls its smartphones "flagship killers". Why? Because its devices often rock top-tier hardware and some features that even mainstream manufacturers haven't implemented yet, but the OnePlus phones are still noticeably more affordable than the competition. For example, in 2018, flagship handsets have "normalized" the $800 price tag. Yet, the OnePlus 6T, with its under-the-display fingerprint scanner starts at $550. Its internals barely differ from what the top dogs in the industry have to offer and its software is notably snappy, bearing a very clean version of Android.

LG is on the other side of things. The company is an industry veteran, has no issue with boosting its prices, and is notable for having a heavily reskinned version of Android run on its phones, which often leads to software updates being slow and inconsistent. The LG V40 — the company's latest top-tier phone — launched at $950 but quickly became available for prices as low as $700.

So, we put the two devices against each other in a popularity contest and asked you to vote. Lo and behold, OnePlus 6T won 60 to 40. The same result is mirrured in our Facebook poll, where 2/3rds of the votes are in OnePlus' corner.

LG V40 or OnePlus 6T?

LG V40!
39.57%
OnePlus 6T!
60.43%

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V40 ThinQ
  • Display 6.4 inches
    3120 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Triple camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie
    LG UX UI
6T
  • Display 6.4 inches
    2340 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Dual camera)
    16 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3700 mAh
  • OS Android 10
    OxygenOS UI

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