LG G6 vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2880 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

561 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

79.47 %
85.23 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

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"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual 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
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, 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) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 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)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys

Left: Volume control
 

Colors

Black, Silver
Black, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
128 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
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

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), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

Features

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

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40

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 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

20.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, 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, 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
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 26, 2017
Feb 20, 2019
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