LG G6 vs Essential Phone

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

2880 x 1440 pixels,
561 PPI
2560 x 1312 pixels,
504 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

79.47 %
84.85 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3040 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 MP
13 MP

Features

OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor
Laser and PDAF

Second camera

13 MP
13 MP

Features

Ultra-wide
Black and White, Laser and PDAF

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
8 MP

Features

Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Ceramic; Frame: Titanium

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Splash, Dust; IP 54

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Silver
Black, Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s)

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

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

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 700
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