LG G6 vs. LG V20

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LG's latest flagship of the famous G series, the LG G6, was recently launched at the Mobile World Congress. LG V20, another flagship phablet from the brand, was also announced recently. How do the two devices from the same manufacturer stand against each other? We try to find out.

LG G6 vs. LG V20

Battery capacity

LG G6 boasts of a 3,300 mAh battery, while the LG V20 has a 3,200 mAh battery. Thus, the G6 has around 3% larger battery capacity.

Battery type

G6 comes with a non-removable battery, while the LG V20's battery can be removed.

Color options

G6 offers black, platinum, and white variants, while the V20 comes in gray, pink and silver.


G6 boasts of an aluminum frame along with glass panels at the front and rear, while the V20 comes with an aluminum unibody design.


LG G6 is 148.9 mm in height, 71.9 mm in width and 7.9 mm in depth. LG V20 is 159.5 mm in height, 78 mm in width and 7.6 mm in depth. Thus, V20 is around 7% taller and 9% wider, while the G6 is 4% thicker in comparison.

Display aspect ratio

LG G6 comes with an unusual aspect ratio of 18:9, while the LG V20 features the usual 16:9 aspect ratio.

Display pixel density

G6 boasts of a pixel density of 565 ppi, while V20 has only 513 ppi. Thus, G6 has 10% higher pixel density.

Display resolution

G6's screen has a resolution of 2880x1440 pixels. V20 features a QHD display, with a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels.

Dual screen

G6 has only one screen, while the V20 features a second smaller screen above the main display to house shortcuts and notifications without interrupting the primary display.

Internal storage

G6 offers 32 GB memory, while V20 has doubled the built-in storage.


LG G6's pricing is yet to be revealed. LG V20 is available at an average price of approximately $682.

Primary camera

LG G6 comes with a 13 MP standard lens, along with 13 MP wide-angle lens. The LG V20 boasts of a 16 MP standard lens along with a 8 MP wide-angle lens.


G6 runs on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 quad-core chipset clocked at 2.35 GHz. V20 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor clocked at 2.15 GHz.

Water resistance

G6 comes with IP68 certification, while the V20 does not have any such feature.


LG G6 weighs 163 g, while the V20 weighs 174 g. Thus, LG V20 is almost 7% heavier.

Wireless charging

LG G6 models available in the US support wireless charging, but the V20 has no such feature.

Other common features

  • 5.7-inch IPS display
  • 5 MP secondary camera
  • f/1.8 primary camera aperture size
  • Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) supported
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 supported
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Memory can be expanded up to 2 TB via microSD
  • Headphone jack available
  • Fingerprint sensor at the rear
  • NFC supported
  • Android 7.0 Nougat with LG's skin on top


Since the LG G6 is not yet available, it is tough to declare a winner by just the specifications. However, if you are an audiophile who prefers phablets, there is no point waiting for the G6, and LG V20 is the choice you must make. Otherwise, it is worth waiting for the price at which the LG G6 will be offered. One downgrade in the G series from the Korean giant is their moving away from the modular approach applied in LG G5.


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