Tech & Science LG G6 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

18:22  11 january  2017
18:22  11 january  2017 Source:   International Business Times

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Samsung Galaxy S 8 and LG G 6 are two phones that will determine the companies’ fortunes in the next year as both companies will have something to prove with their phones. Following the Note 7 scandal, Samsung needs the Galaxy S 8 to be a success while LG needs to make up for the low sales numbers of the G5 in 2016. Both of the smartphones are expected to come with a slew of rumored features such as an iris scanner and bezel-less displays.

Rumors regarding the Samsung Galaxy S 8 /S 8 Edge have been rife. They have included the possibility of the inclusion of the Note ’s S Pen stylus, a fresh wireless accessory, the latest iteration of Android Nougat and more. Of course what many people want to know is a Galaxy S 8 release date. Are you keenly waiting for confirmed specs of these upcoming Android smartphones? In the contest between the Samsung Galaxy S 8 vs LG G 6 vs HTC 11, which one are you most anticipating and what are you hoping for?

  LG G6 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 © Provided by IBT US 2017’s lineup of upcoming smartphones includes the LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Note 8 and iPhone 8. Out of these, the G6 and Note 8 devices are expected to be phablets.

Both devices are expected to come with Android Nougat and then, get an Android O update as it is rolled out around August/September. Another similarity that both the phones share is unsuccessful predecessors. The G6 device will need to give LG’s G-series a boost. The LG G5 did not do too well in terms of sales and for the G-series to survive the company needs its next flagship to bring in good numbers.

The Note series is facing a similar conundrum — after the Note 7 scandal, both Samsung and the Note series need to redeem themselves by selling more units.

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Samsung got things jumpstarted for this upcoming holiday season when they announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, which has gone on to reach universal acclaim. LG ’s response to that is none other than the generically named V10, one that might sound boring, but it’s far from that. There’s a lot of similarities between these two phablets, but we got to spend some time with the two to find out exactly how they stack up against one another. Design. Looking at the two, it’s instantly recognizable that they have contrasting designs.

Let’s have a look at how they fare against each other, in terms of rumored features:

Display

Both the G6 and Note 8 are expected to come with OLED displays. While the LG G6 is expected to come with a full glass form factor and a metal back, the Samsung Note 8 display is expected to be a tad different than usual.

Samsung is expected to endow its Note 8 device with a foldable display.

Processor

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to come with a 10nm technology based Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 8GB RAM. The LG G6, meanwhile, is expected to come with a lower-spec Snapdragon 830 processor and 4GB RAM.

Fingerprint/Iris Scanner

The Note 8 device is expected to come with a display-embedded fingerprint sensor which will replace the traditional home button on Galaxy series devices while the G6 is expected to come with an Iris scanner that will scan your eyes to unlock your phone’s display

Waterproof certification

Both the Note 8 and G6 are expected to be repel water but while the Note 8 is expected to have full-scale IP68 water proofing certification, the G6 is expected to be water-resistant owing to its modular design.

Samsung probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires - source .
<p>A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.</p>The world's biggest smartphone maker is seeking to put behind it one of the biggest product safety failures in tech history as it prepares to launch the Galaxy S8, one of its flagship phones, sometime in the first half of this year.

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