LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1440 pixels, 561 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

79.47 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350

Processor:

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 20.56 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

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: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG991U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

2.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 800

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2017
Jan 14, 2021

Scheduled release:

Jan 29, 2021
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