OnePlus 6 vs LG G7 ThinQ: Specs Comparison

oneplus 6 vs lg g7 thinq specs comp

The LG G7 ThinQ, LG’s newest flagship smartphone, launched earlier this month in New York City. The same goes for the OnePlus 6 which was also launched this May. The two are known to be powered by the Snapdragon 845 as well as pride themselves on their camera capability. With the two devices having a lot of similarities on hardware specs, which of the two should you really buy? We’ll find out in this specs comparison.

OnePlus 6 and LG G7 ThinQ differences

OnePlus 6 pros over LG G7 ThinQ

  • Bigger screen
  • 8GB RAM option
  • 256GB internal storage option
  • Dual: 20 MP + 16 MP rear camera
  • 16MP front camera
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Larger battery capacity

LG G7 ThinQ pros over OnePlus 6

  • Higher resolution
  • Expandable memory
  • More camera features (Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus)
  • DTS-X sound with 3D surround sound
  • Dedicated Google Assistant button

OnePlus 6 and LG G7 ThinQ similarities

  • Snapdragon 845
  • Adreno 630
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Water-resistant
  • Fast Charging

The OnePlus 6 features a 6.28″ Full Optic Full HD+ display which is larger than the LG G7 ThinQ’s 6.1″ IPS LCD display. Although the OnePlus 6 has a larger screen, the LG G7 ThinQ has a higher resolution.  In terms of protection, both smartphones sport the Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Under the hood, the two share a lot of similarities. Both seem to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 along with an Adreno 630 GPU. Their difference lies in storage variants. The OnePlus 6 offers a variant with an 8GB RAM and an internal storage of 256GB whereas the LG G7 ThinQ only has two storage variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage.

In terms of their camera setup, both devices seem to have dual rear cameras. The OnePlus 6 comes with 20 MP + 16 MP rear camera with a 16MP selfie snapper. Meanwhile, the LG G7 ThinQ has dual 16MP + 16MP rear cameras along with an 8MP front camera. If we’re talking about the specs, the OnePlus 6 clearly wins here. Although if we look at both devices’ camera features, we would have to give it the LG G7 ThinQ. The latter’s main camera includes Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Simultaneous HD video, and image recording. Of course, we would still have to make a camera comparison between the two to confirm which is better.

For security, both have a fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock feature. The scanner is located at the rear part of the OnePlus 6 smartphone similar with the LG G7 ThinQ. Both smartphones are water-resistant as well.

Although the OnePlus 6 doesn’t have an amazing battery capacity, it’s still larger than the LG G7 ThinQ. The OnePlus device is fueled by a 3,300mAh battery and supported by Fast battery charging (5V 4A 20W). On the other hand, the LG G7 ThinQ contains a 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.

Additional features of the LG G7 ThinQ includes a DTS-X sound with 3D surround sound providing its user with a more immersive music experience by letting them pick where they want the sound to come from – in front of you, side-to-side, or a “wide” option.

After reading the similarities and differences between both devices, which of the two do you prefer more?

SPECS OnePlus 6 LG G7 ThinQ
Display 6.28″ Full Optic Full HD+ display (2180 x 1080) 402 ppi 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 6.1” IPS LCD display (1440 x 3120) 563 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dimensions 155.7 x 75.4 x 7.8 mm, 177g 153.2 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm, 162g
Color Silk White, Midnight Black, and Mirror Black Platinum Gray, Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Raspberry Rose
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
GPU Adreno 630 Adreno 630
Memory 6GB RAM/64GB internal storage, 8GB RAM/128GB internal storage, 8GB RAM/256GB internal storage 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage, 6GB RAM/128GB internal storage
Main Camera Dual: 20 MP f/1.7 Sony IMX519 zoom + 16 MP f/1.7 Sony IMX 376K with 1.22um pixels (primary), 1um pixels (zoom) PDAF, OIS, EIS, 2X optical zoom, LED flash, 4K recording, 480FPS slo-mo Dual: 16 MP (f/1.6, OIS, laser&PDAF) + 16 MP (f/1.9), laser & phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Digital Zoom, Optical Zoom, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
Front camera 16 MP selfie snapper with AI 8 MP (f/1.9), 1080p
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ad/b/g/n/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Security Fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock Fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
OS Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery, Fast battery charging 5V 4A 20W (Dash Charge) Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0
Official Price

(Philippines)

  • 6GB+64GB – PHP 30,990
  • 8GB+128GB – PHP 33,990
PHP 42,990
Availability date (Philippines) May 2018 June 2018
Where to buy (Philippines) Available in Widget City and Digital Walker Official LG stores
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