LG G6 vs Apple iPhone XS

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

561 ppi
459 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

79.47 %
82.64 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys

Left: Volume control
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Silver
Gold, Gray, Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
512 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

20.56 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
iOS (12.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
M3, T4

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
2659 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

16.6 days (398 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Yes

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 12, 2018

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.90 W/kg

Body

 
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.99 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 1349

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 26, 2017
Sep 12, 2018
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