MWC 2017: Comparison between Huawei P10 Plus, LG G6, Google Pixel XL, iPhone 7 Plus, Galaxy S7 Edge

Mobile World Congress 2017 is in full swing and major players like LG Mobile and Huawei have already announced their flagship devices for the market.

Mobile World Congress 2017 is in full swing and major players like LG Mobile and Huawei have already announced their flagship devices for the market. LG Electronics has announced the launch of the much anticipated LG G6 yesterday and shortly after the LG launch event in Barcelona, Huawei announced the launch of Huawei P10 and P10 Plus.

Both the smartphones are the top notch smartphones by LG and Huawei to compete with the competition in the flagship market. We did a detailed specification by specification comparison of both these smartphones with the current flagships in the market.

Google Pixel XL iPhone 7 Plus Samsung S7 Edge LG G6 Huawei P10 Plus
Display Size (inch) 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.7 5.5
Resolution (pixels) 1440 x 2560 1,080 x 1,920 1,440 x 2,560 1440 x 2880 1,440 x 2,560
Pixel Density (PPI) 534 401 534 564 534
Display Type AMOLED IPS LCD Super AMOLED IPS LCD IPS-NEO LCD
Dimensions (mm) 154.7x75.7x8.6 158.2x77.9x7.3 150.9x72.6x7.7 148.9x71.9x7.9 153.5x74.2x7
Weight (gm) 168 188 157 163 165
Dual SIM No No Yes Yes (Variant) Yes (Variant)
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Connectivity Types GSM / HSPA / LTE / VoLTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / VoLTE GSM / HSPA / LTE / VoLTE GSM/HSPA/LTE GSM/HSPA/LTE
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Apple A10 Fusion Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Exynos 8890 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 HiSilicon Kirin 960
CPU Cores Quad-core Quad-core Quad-core, Octa-core Quad-core Octa-core
CPU Clock Speed (GHz) 2×2.15 Kryo & 2×1.6 Kryo 2.34 2x2.15 Kryo & 2x1.6 Kryo, 4x2.3 Mongoose & 4x1.6 Cortex-A53 2×2.35 Kryo & 2×1.6 Kryo 4x2.4 Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 530 Custom Adreno 530, Mali-T880 MP12 Adreno 530 Mali-G71 MP8
RAM 4GB 3GB 4GB 4GB 4GB, 6GB
Ruggedness IP67 IP68 IP68
On-Board Memory 32,128GB 32,128,256GB 32,64GB 32,64GB 64,128GB
Expandable Memory Yes, upto 256GB Yes, Upto 256GB Yes, upto 256GB Yes, upto 256GB
Sensors Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Heart-rate, SpO2 Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Color spectrum Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass
Primary Camera 12MP, f/2.0 12MP, f/1.8 12MP, f/1.7 13MP, f/1.8 and 13MP, f/1.8 20 MP f/1.8 and 12 MP, f/1.8
Optical Image Stabilization No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Camera Array Single Camera Dual Camera Single Camera Dual Camera Dual Camera
Autofocus System Phase detection Phase detection Phase detection Laser Autofocus Phase detection
Secondary Camera 8MP, f/2.0 7MP, f/2.2 5MP, f/1.7 5MP f/2.2 8MP, f/1.9
Video Capture 4K 4K 4K 4K 4K
Flash dual-LED quad-LED LED LED Dual-LED
OS Version Android 7.1 Nougat Apple iOS 10 Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.0 Nougat
GPS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual, band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD v4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes Yes (Apple Pay only) Yes Yes Yes
Infrared No No No No No
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, Home button Yes, Home button Yes, Home button Yes, Rear button Yes, Rear button
3.5mm jack Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Radio No No No Yes, FM Radio No
USB Type Type-C Reversible connector Reversible connector microUSB Type-C Reversible connector Type-C Reversible connector
USB Standard USB 2.0 Lightning USB 2.0 USB 3.1 USB 2.0
Battery (mAh) 3,450 2,900 3,600 3,300 3,750
Quick Charge No Yes, Quick Charge 2.0 Yes, Quick Charge 3.0 Yes, Fast Charge
Colors Blue, Silver, Black Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Mystic white, Astro Black, Ice Platinum Ceramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery

One thing to note is that all other companies including Apple, Google and Samsung have not launched their flagship devices for 2017 so it is likely that the flagship offerings by them will easily cast a shadow on the smartphones offered by LG and Huawei yesterday. The only differentiating factor that will remain is what the software offers in comparison to the competition.

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