A Comparison of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ v/s LG G4

Last updated: March 2018.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs LG G4

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Let’s compare Samsung Galaxy S6 trendy, sleek smartphone’s features with LG G4’s practicality with amazing feature at lower price. Know more about both smart phones by reading below.




  • The sleek modern design of both curved sides and metal and glass finish in Galaxy S6 edge+ gives it a real classy and latest look but LG G4 offers the same in a different way. Although made of plastic but the leather cover gives it a real cool finishing.
  • All the features like heart rate measurement, fingerprint scanner, built-in wireless charging are missing in LG G4 but the we can sweep battery and expansion memory slot are missing in Galaxy S6. Another interesting thing is the power and volume button are placed at the back
  • About weight, both phones are almost equal with 153 g LG G4 and Galaxy S6 edge+ 155 g so the difference is negligible
  • LG G4 feels more natural in hand and Samsung’s feel is bit sharp in hand because of metal
  • Both sets aren’t made for one-hand use







  • Using Industry’s leading 14nm FinFET process, Samsung has Exynos 7420 system chip and octa-core processor with four Cortex A57 cores clocked at up to 2.1GHz, and four more power-efficient A53 cores clocked at up to 1.5GHz.ARM Mali-T760 MP8 GPU, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and the UFS 2.0 storage technology that’s capable of downright excessive reading and writing speeds.
  • LG G4 is powered by the 20nm hexa-core Snapdragon 808, 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and uses the commonplace eMMC flash storage standard
  • In respect to processing speed and graphics, Samsung is way ahead than LG.
  • Games and hard tasks can be done smoothly in Samsung and is more appreciated than LG.
  • About memory, Samsung comes in 32 and 64 GB variant while LG comes in 32 GB with extension memory slot.




  • 7-inch 1440 x 2560 resolution Super AMOLED display screen of Samsung Galaxy exhibits bright vibrant colours and same is for LG G4 whose display size is 5.5-inch IPS LCD with same resolution.
  • Both screens display highly vivid and clear display pictures.
  • The Pixel Density of 518 pixels per inch for the Galaxy S6 edge+ and 538ppi for the LG G4 is much closer
  • 6500K standard cold temperature for screens is nearer to Galaxy’s temperature of 6722K than that of LG G4 which is 8031K
  • The max brightness level of Samsung Galaxy S6b edge+ is 502 nits, while the LG G4 goes up to 454 nits so Samsung is more brighter
  • Samsung’s minimum brightness level is 1 nit and LG G4 is 2 nits so both are almost at equal in this too.
  • The gamma value for the production of images is 2.2 in reference, about which LG G4’s is 2.24 and Samsung is 2.12 which produces a bit brighter punch in images.
  • In colour balance, Samsung is ahead than LG because of more accurate temperature
  • In displaying angels and colour’s reliability, both have their goods and bads, AMOLED display isn’t as stable as IPS LED in viewing angels therefore the quality of brightness and contrast changes if the screen is slightly turned but is outstanding other than that in Samsung. While in LG G4, there are angle defects which distort the colour display the more you change angel.
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  • In Samsung, user can swipe five pre-selected apps from the screen edges and tapping the icons. While in LG G4, double tap on screen can turn screen on and off. Q apps can be swiped on anything we are working on and dual window. Although all these features are present in Samsung or can be got by downloading apps
  • Both smartphones offer many customization, themes and customizing visuals and colours.
  • Both have one-handed ode, in which the content on the screen can be shrunk into more accessible size in Samsung while in LG G4, keyboard can be positioned on left or right for more accessible thumb usage


Camera and Multimedia:


  • 16 MP Rear Camera and 5 MP Front Camera with 1.9 aperture lens in Samsung while in LG G4, it’s a step ahead with 1.8 aperture lens of 16 MP Rear Camera and 8 MP Front Camera.
  • LG G4 as laser-assisted auto-focus and dedicated colour spectrum sensor for natural colour production.
  • There are many auto and manual modes in both smartphones to complement its camera
  • In bright pictures, Samsung produces warm toned pictures while LG produces natural pictures due to its colour spectrum sensor
  • Samsung produces sharper and vivid pictures but auto mode produces a bit pale pictures in it.
  • Along with scene exposure, the pictures in LG are more detailed.
  • In HDR mode, Samsung has more warm white balance and LG G4 has natural white balance but Samsung do better in this mode
  • In low light, Samsung is better at keeping the images more clear and vivid but LG confuses colour tones and doesn’t produce clear pictures
  • LG G4 does a little better in this department, as it produces more natural pictures compared to Samsung
  • About front cameras, both smartphones do equal jobs and produces images of almost equal quality
  • Shooting videos in HD mode, both smartphones produces almost equal quality but S6 is a bit more vivid with clear mic recording whereas LG has a weak mic recording
  • 1 dB and 79 dB volume production is okay for both sets to kick off.
  • For watching video, the bigger screen and colour settings set the Samsung ahead to LG but feel is good too on watching videos on LG.





  • With 4G LTE, you can enjoy fast browsing speed on Samsung and quick scrolling and pto 450Mbps download.
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, NFC, microUSB v2.0, USB Host in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
  • In LG G4 , user can enjoy almost same features like 450 Mbps download with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X, A-GPS with GLONASS, NFC, Infrared port, Radio, MicroUSB v2.0 (SlimPort 4K) and USB Host


Call Quality:


  • Samsung has amazing call quality as both earpiece and speaker phone have clear voice deliverance
  • In LG G4, there is a bit distortion in earpiece but not much and can be used in noise areas easily.


Battery Capacity:


  • In Battery life, Samsung is way ahead even with same capacity of 3000 mAh, where Samsung make through 9 hours 29 minutes with screen on, LG G4 only makes through 6 hours and 6 minutes which is a bit disappointing
  • The fast recharging makes it great as it could be recharged in 80 minutes to 100% and there is also a feature of wireless charging.
  • LG takes 128 minutes to charge fully and has accessory of wireless charge cover for users in need.



Samsung and LG both offers some incredible features and both have few improvements to make in some fields. Design of both are amazing as one has more stylish feature and other is more reliable. Display, interface and camera with many modes, all these things go head to head with one legging behind in one thing than other in other thing. The point comes to the price, LG G4 takes the lead here with $450 price which is less than $750 of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+



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