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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Vs LG G6: Battle Of The Phablets

By Staff writer , Jan 16, 2017 02:49 AM EST
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The massive lineup for 2017's upcoming smartphones includes the LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Note 8 and the iPhone 8. Out of the mentioned handsets, the G6 and Note 8 are expected to be phablets.

Note 8 & G6 comparison

Both devices will be coming with an Android Nougat and then will receive an Android O update since it will roll out at around August or September of this year. Another similarity that both of these phones share is tragic predecessors.

Unsuccessful predecessors

The LG G5 did not do so well in terms of sales and for the G-series to survive, the company needs its next flagship LG G6 to bring in some good numbers. The Note series is also facing a similar problem - after the Note 7 scandal, both Samsung and the Note series need to redeem their shattered reputation by selling more quality smartphones this year.

Display

Both the Note 8 and G6 are expected to come with OLED displays. While the G6 has been rumored to come with a full glass form factor to go along with a metal back, the Samsung Note 8 display, on the other hand, is expected to be a bit different than usual.

Accord to reports, Samsung is will be endowing its Note 8 device with a foldable display.

Processor

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to feature a 10nm technology based Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor to go along with 8GB worth of RAM. Meanwhile, the LG G6 is expected to come with a lower Snapdragon 830 processor and 4GB RAM.

Fingerprint & Iris Scanner

The Note 8 is expected to come with a display-embedded fingerprint sensor, replacing the traditional home button on Galaxy series devices while the G6 is expected to come with an innovative Iris scanner that will scan your eyes to unlock your phone.

Waterproof certification

Both phones are expected to be waterproof but while the Note 8 is expected to feature a full-scale IP68 waterproofing certification, the G6 is expected to be water-resistant owing to its modular design.

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