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LG G7 vs. LG G6: A befitting successor is here

by Danny Zepeda | May 2, 2018May 2, 2018 8:00 am PST

LG on Wednesday took a drastic step to stay relevant in the Android smartphone world. Now, we have the G7, the next iteration of LG’s impressive G line.

The G7 takes some big steps toward leaving the G6 in the past. How exactly does it stack up against its predecessor?

Compared to the G6, the G7 is better in just about every measurable way. Design, specs and everything in between, LG took big and welcomed steps his time around. You can decide for yourself which one is better with the spec shootout down below.

LG - G7 LG - G6
Display Size 6.1-inch, 1440 x 3120 pixel display (563 ppi) 5.7-inch, 2880 x 1440 pixel display (565 ppi)
Resolution X 1440 2880
Resolution Y 3120 1440
Display Type QHD+ QHD+ FullVision
Operating System Android 8.0 (at launch) Android 7.0 (at launch)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor 2.35GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Processor
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 32GB
External Storage Yes Yes
External Storage Specs
  • microSD up to 2TB
  • microSD up to 2TB
Main Camera (Back) 16MP 13MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 8MP 5MP
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 BLE Bluetooth 4.2
Battery 3000mAh 3300mAh
NFC Yes Yes
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • USB-C
  • USB Type-C
Height 153.2 mm (6.03 inches) 148.9 mm (5.86 inches)
Width 71.9 mm (2.83 inches) 71.9 mm (2.83 inches)
Depth 7.9 mm (0.31 inches) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Weight 162 g (5.71 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
Colors New Platinum Gray, New Aurora Black, New Moroccan Blue, Raspberry Rose Black, Platinum, White
Supported Audio Formats N/A N/A
Supported Video Formats N/A N/A
Other Features
  • FM Radio

Danny Zepeda

Born and raised in Southern California, Danny grew up on a steady diet Pixar, Star Wars and Steven Spielberg movies. Unbeknownst to him, this was...