LG V30 vs LG G6: Which one should you go for?

Nov 9th 2017

With amazing photography, audio, video features, both LG V30 and LG G6 stands out in their own ways. These impressive mobile phones are sure to rock your world.


The LG V30 is the first OLED mobile phone of the company after the failure of the G Flex 2. The uniqueness of the mobile phone is apparent. The LG V30 consists of HDR and Daydream VR functionalities and the amazing colors on the OLED screen provide clear and vivid aspects. It is a great upgrade compared to previous LG smart phones. On the downside, the "p" in pOLED is for the plastic which is utilized to make it more slender and adaptable. Instead of OLED screen, the same feature would be conceivable with the AMOLED screens which are widely used in many smartphones, especially Samsung.

LG V30 vs LG G6

The LG V30

On the other hand, the LG G6 comes with a profound display of amazing quality. It's a 5.7-inch IPS LCD that operates at 2,880 x 1,440. This incredible display has a Full Vision feature. All things considered, LG G6 has incredible multitasking features and many video bloggers have comprehended the wide screen of the LG G6. The LG G6 has better display supports which include HDR 10 and Dolby Vision.

The LG G6


The dimensions of LG V30 are 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm and it weighs around 150 grams. These design features put the mobile phone on par with the marvelous Google Pixel XL. On that basis, it is absolutely astounding that the LG V30 correlates the display which is about half an inch wider than the interior of the chassis. On a striking note, the display is broader than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 while the other features are inferior in contrast. The LG V30 consists of a shiny steel side where there is the volume button at its left and a MicroSD and a SIM card tray on the right side of the mobile phone. There is a speaker grill below or at the edge of the mobile phone. There is a USB- C charging port beside the speaker grill. At the top of the LG V30, there is a 3.5 mm earphone jack. This is one of the best features where you will be able to experience the Hi-Fi sound quality.

The LG G6 has a 5.7 inch Quad HD display and a resolution of 2880 x 1440. One of the incredible features of the LG G6 is its additional pixels which have an aspect ratio of 18:9. The mobile phone has a great latency along with its amazing touch response though compared to an iPhone 7, the touch response lacks in many areas. Though, as an Android smartphone, it will never influence your utilization of this wonderful gadget. The LG G6 is easy to carry and enables you to grasp without any effort.


The camera on the LG V30 is packed with some of the mind-blowing features. It consists of two cameras at its back. One of the camera features is the fundamental camera which is 16 megapixels and consists of an optical image stabilizer feature. Along with that, there is a wide aperture of f/1.6 which comes in handy when taking photos in low light. There is also a wide angle camera which enables to take best 120- degree field of view. This optional camera needs optical picture adjustment; however, regardless it has a wide f/1.9 focal point. The auxiliary camera of the mobile phone has an f/1.9 lens but does not consist of OIS feature. The second best feature of the LG V30 camera is its new file format known as LG Cine Log. This feature enables to color grade the photos with various filters which are already installed in the mobile phone. Some of the filters are known as Noir, Blockbuster etc.

On the other hand, the LG G6 awed us with its double camera setup that empowered wide-angle shots. The two 13 Megapixel camera at the back of the phone provides some of the amazing shots. The lens of the mobile phone camera offers a complete 125- degree angle and along with that, just like LG V30, LG G6 also has optical image stabilization. The cameras can record up to 60fps at full High Definition quality, and in ultra- High Definition at 30fps. The mobile phone also has an HDR support which takes incredible shots. The HDR is only used while taking pictures and not video.


The LG V30 consists of a 3300 mAh battery which enables to generate the mobile phone. The battery is quite similar to the size unit incorporated into the LG G6. While it is too early to remark on the abilities of the battery, yet ideally by utilizing an effective CPU, the mobile phone will enable itself to perform superior to its kin. The mobile phone charges by means of USB-C and also with wire charging method.

As stated, the LG G6 has a similar battery to LG V30, 3300 mAh. Compared to other Android mobile phones, the LG G6 is known to have a longer battery life. If you watch an hour video in 1080p then the mobile phone will lose its charge only by 85 per cent whereas most Android mobile phones lose about 20 to 25 per cent of the charge. In terms of recharging the mobile phone, the LG G6 reaches 0 per cent to 40 per cent within 20 minutes, reaches about 65 per cent by 30 to 35 minutes and reaches its 100 per cent charge within 45 to 50 minutes.


While testing the LG V30, it has scored around 10,000 points in the AndEBench Pro, 5040 points in the Vellamo 3.0, 45 points in the GFXBench 3.0 1080p Manhattan Offscreen and 29,750 points in the CF- Bench.The LG V30 Comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor boasted with a 4GB RAM and 64 GB worth of internal storage and an adreno 540.  

The LG G6 consists of a Snapdragon processor 821 with a 4GB RAM. Along with that, the mobile phone consists of an Adreno 530 GPU that enables to provide amazing performance. After running few tests, the LG G6 has scored 157, 250 points in the AnTuTu, 4256 points in the Geekbench multi- core tests and around 1750 in the Geekbench single core test.


The LG V30 comes with Android 7.1.2 which enables to perpetuate various features of the Android. The application icons and the notification panel provide a smooth look.

The LG G6 consists of Android Nougat 7.0 with a new UI by the company. The new UX 6.0 provides you with the mind- blowing hues and colors. The icons are square shapes with round edges which provide a very sleek look. The pop- up menus also consists of rounded edges. The LG G6 is known as the first mobile phone to operate Google Assistant divergently.

The Verdict:

Well, although the G6 offers worthy competition, I think we all know that the clear winner here is the V30, except for the fact that the G6 Is more budget friendly, the V30 almost certainly supersedes it in all the other aspects.