The LG G6 and Google Pixel phones are both powerful high-end smartphones in their own right. Both devices are also praised for their amazing camera performance, the LG G6 for its dual rear camera setup while the Google Pixel for its low light camera performance. Both devices also run on Snapdragon 821. With that being said, how does LG's newest flagship, the LG G6, stack up against the almost six-month old Google Pixel?
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Availability
The LG G6 was just announced last Sunday during the 2017 Mobile World Congress. Regarding its release date, it will hit the Korean markets first on March 10. As for the Google Pixel, it was announced October of last year and was released in the same month.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Price
The LG G6 has just been confirmed to retail around $796. Meanwhile, the Google Pixel starts at $649 for its 32 GB variant and $749 for its 128 GB variant.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Design
The LG G6 measures 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm and weighs 63 g. It has a dust and water resistant feature with an IP68 rating and also has a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC for better sound quality. The phone is available in three color variations; ice platinum, mystic white and astro black.
On the other hand, the Google Pixel measures 143.8 x 69.5 x 8.5 mm and weighs 143 g. It is offered in three color variations; quite black, very silver and really blue. Though some reports claim it has a dust and water resistant feature, its IP rating was not listed.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Display
The LG G6 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD + FullVision display with a screen resolution of 2880 x 1440 (564 ppi). As for the Google Pixel, it features a 5-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen (441 ppi) with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Platform
The LG G6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and is packed with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 chipset. Meanwhile, the Google Pixel's OS back when it was released was Android 7.1 Nougat and is also packed with a Snapdragon 821 chipset.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Internal Memory
The LG G6 features a built-in internal memory capacity of 32 GB with 4 GB of RAM and has an expandable memory option of up to 2TB. In the case of the Google Pixel, it features 4 GB of RAM with two variations of internal memory storages; 32 GB and 128 GB. It does not have an expandable memory option.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Camera
The LG G6 features a dual 13 MP rear camera, one used for wide-angle shots (125 degrees) and the other is used for taking normal shots (71 degrees). Its front-facing camera is a 5 MP sensor with a 100-degree angle.
As for the Google Pixel, it features a 12.3 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera. It records video at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps and 720p@240fps.
LG G6 vs Google Pixel: Battery
The LG G6 houses a 3,300 mAh (non-removable) battery that has Quick Charge 3.0 and is also capable of wireless charging. On the other hand, the Google Pixel is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 2770 mAh battery where its stand-by time is 456 hours (3G), talk time is 26 hours (3G) and music play is 110 hours.