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Huawei P10 vs. LG G6: Battle of the big-brand flagships

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Samsung sat out of this year’s Mobile World Congress, leaving Huawei and LG free to compete solely against each other. Huawei announced the P10 and P10 Plus, the latest in its P series of devices, and LG launched the G6, the successor to last year’s failed G5.

While both smartphones offer killer features, which is superior? Check out a full list of specifications for each of the phones, as well as a quick breakdown of how their features compare to one another.

Specs

Huawei P10

LG G6

Size 145.3 x 69.3 x 7 mm (5.72 x 2.73 x 0.28 inches) 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm (5.8 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches)
Weight 5.11 ounces (145 grams) 5.75 ounces (162 grams)
Screen 5.1-inch IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant
Resolution 1,080 x 1,920 pixels (432 ppi) 1,440 pixels x 2,880 (564 ppi)
OS Android 7.0 Nougat (EMUI 5.1) Android 7.1 Nougat (UX 6.0)
Storage 64GB 32GB (64GB in select regions)
MicroSD card slot Yes Yes
NFC support Yes Yes
Processor Kirin 960 2.4 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
RAM 4GB 4GB
Connectivity LTE, GSM, HSPA, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi LTE, GSM, HSPA, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel monochrome and color rear cameras with OIS, 8-megapixel front 13-megapixel dual rear with OIS, 5-megapixel front
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Bluetooth Yes, version 4.2 Yes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other sensors Gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass Gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer
Water resistant No Yes, IP68 rated
Battery 3,200mAh 3,300mAh
Ports USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
Marketplace Google Play Store Google Play Store
Color offerings Ceramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Prestige Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery Mystic White, Astro Black, Ice Platinum
Availability None in USA AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile
Price 650 euros ($694) $672 on Verizon
DT review Hands-on Hands-on
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