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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 - Which would you choose?

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Buy the LG G6: http://tyvm.ly/buylgg6 | Buy the Galaxy S8/S8 Plus: http://fave.co/2nu7Qme Josh explores the possibilities between two of this year's most sought after devices - the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the LG G6. Download the AndroidAuthority App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.androidauthority.app Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=androidauthority ---------------------------------------------------- Stay connected to Android Authority: - http://www.androidauthority.com - http://google.com/+androidauthority - http://facebook.com/androidauthority/ - http://twitter.com/androidauth/ - http://instagram.com/androidauthority/ Follow the Team: Josh Vergara: https://twitter.com/jvtechtea Joe Hindy: https://twitter.com/ThatJoeHindy Lanh Nguyen: https://twitter.com/LanhNguyenFilms Jayce Broda: https://twitter.com/jaycebroda Gary Sims: https://twitter.com/garysims Kris Carlon: https://twitter.com/kriscarlon Nirave Gondhia: https://twitter.com/nirave John Velasco: https://twitter.com/john_c_velasco Bailey Stein: https://twitter.com/baileystein1 Music: tomppabeats - one two step (Chillhop Essentials - Spring 2017)
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hamid siddique (3 days ago)
Andrew Wells (6 days ago)
ive bought the g6 simply for the price and camera
Popular Songs (6 days ago)
G6 is the best
Ledenk mems (8 days ago)
Link for that S8 wallpaper?
Ashanti Nicole (8 days ago)
so G6 Or S8?
The RedMist (9 days ago)
they're both great phones 😑😑
python gamer awesome (9 days ago)
Galaxy note8
rm i71 (10 days ago)
Lg g6 user and loving every moment being with it ! ❤
Noman Sohail (12 days ago)
Which mobile battery is best s8 or g6?
gangstalishis (20 days ago)
Almost a year late but I'd take the s8 over the g6, the g6 is great tho if you want to spend less money.
COD (21 days ago)
Emperor Wu (22 days ago)
G6 duel camera is awesome feature
Rafael Medeiros Barros (28 days ago)
G6 claro!
erwin ailes (28 days ago)
What is the wallpaper of galaxy S8?
Raman Malkania (1 month ago)
here in India people dont like LG in smartphone's .. the market is 0 .. I also hv s8 n i love it
Wagner Souza (1 month ago)
I’ll choose the g6 for me. This wide angle camera its simply fascinating
Juan Sanchez (1 month ago)
Great smartphone the LG g6 nice cameras I have got to get one at £399 sale right now I got the Galaxy S8 since it came out last year also a great beautifully designed, but I can see how nice the twin cameras are on the G6 taking great photos & all the other features of the LG g6 and for this unlocked at £399 sale price I can't say no I'm getting it now thanks for your review as always Android authority is great so cheers & peace
TheLorentziu (1 month ago)
No led notification..my money goes to s8+..anyway g6 is best deal price vs quality
ayush (1 month ago)
Good and genuine comparison, LG G6 is one finest product of its age where all competitors are advancing with more bump up in technology but G6 has been able to keep the essentials at its core. Now I must tell you the phone which medically suits human body with most of the respect is G6 not samsung, if you are conscious about your health and specially eyes go for LG G6, this no would would discuss. People buying AMOLEDS and OLEDs will bring massacar to their eyes, and this an honest opinion
Catastrophic 98 (1 month ago)
Gaming Fistashka (1 month ago)
I would choose s8
Gerrit Harteveld (1 month ago)
The S8 always has a glare on the screen, this would drive me insane.
dhya dxb (1 month ago)
Faith Barrow-Waheed (1 month ago)
I chose the S8 despite it costing more. Besides my experience with the V10 (battery overheating, bootloop issues), I just loved the screen and features of the S8. I had three Samsung phones before trying the V10. I know the G6 is getting rave reviews among tech publications and YouTube reviews but I really would love to see if, in a year or two, the G6 has the same issues that have plagued other LG phones.
Deangelo McLeod (1 month ago)
The Samsung has a great display but the fingerprint sensor is too far up the device especially if you go for the plus model. It will still be my choice
uchiha Arthur (1 month ago)
Don't like courved screen. Need good camera g6 for me thanks
Noah Park (1 month ago)
i also pick G6 that's why its my phone now
Jonas Johnson (1 month ago)
GS8! I have the GS8 lol. Well for me I just switched from apple and I wanted to try something new. The S8 was at the store. I didn't see the LG. I gamed on the S8 and enjoyed it. Thats a go for me.
Jonas Johnson (1 month ago)
1:16 music?
Jonas Johnson (1 month ago)
Its Josh. I'm automatically liking.
Eric Clay (1 month ago)
I have both and of course fans of the s8 will knock the G6 but it being at the price point it is now alot less than the s8 the G6 camera is way better straight up I've played with both cameras and the s8 has its flaws to but the G6 is better built its no slouch and the 835 isn't all much of a improvement over the 821 I like both phones but the G6 is a much better built and quality phone if you don't have one don't knock take it from. Somone that has both the s8 has the popularity award like a iPhone not what it's all hypes up to be
Njaga Mbuthia (1 month ago)
LG for the win
Jade Akiyama (1 month ago)
Very happy with my G6 right now 😃
White Noise (1 month ago)
I think the LG looks better..
daaha daaha (2 months ago)
At this time which phone would u recommend lg g6 or oneplus 3t?
Shahyar Haider (2 months ago)
where to download the wallpaper you have for samsung s8 ?
Imtiyaz Ali (2 months ago)
samsung copies , damn it always...! LG brings master idea in design and uniqueness.!
SANA LIKEY LIKEY (2 months ago)
I like the LCD screen on V30 better.
Austin Bosse (2 months ago)
I previously had a Samsung Galaxy S6 and was very disappointed with the metal material on the side it dented and scratched very easily and the screen scratch easily as well so I was looking for a different cell phone company to go to and I had decided the LG G6 so I choose the LG G6 and I must say I'm very happy with my choice great battery life amazing display and I'm a pretty big Android gamer and I'm surprised to say that my S6 performed better as it ran most games at 60fps while my LG G6 will run it at 60fps but will have frame drops slightly noticeable but overall I'm very happy
benny el relampago (2 months ago)
Dave Parker (2 months ago)
G6 all the way I have seen different comparison videos and even though on paper Samsung has faster newer processor the g6 had no problems keeping up in everyday use Samsung over did there s8 to be honest
shreyas harit (2 months ago)
Imtiaz Taibi (2 months ago)
I had a choice when I walked into the store to get my phone and it was between these two phone. I had a Samsung before and an LG as well. The killer look of the S8 was pulling my buy towards it but I decided to go for the G6. I do not regret it but love my G6, particularly for me what took to make the choice was the UI. G6 is probably the closest thing to stock android I'd say plus you wait literally half the time or less to get firmware updates. Samsungs are very nice phones but it's like they always say on every review IT DEPENDS WHAT YOUR LOOKING FOR IN A PHONE!!!....I personally love the lag free feeling of the lg g6. I had a G3 and a G4 and they were the same. Always so smooth.
Orlando Ellis (2 months ago)
I have had the S8 in my hands but I don't like the feel. It feels like a little toy in big hands, a lot too slim. Aside from that I don't like the curved edges. The only advantage that the S8 seem to have over the G6 is the camera.
Heriberto Romero (2 months ago)
LG por mucho el mejor 😘😘😘
Bruce Leotaud (2 months ago)
S8 I have used both and the lack of overall functionality in G6 coupled with lower specs, screen jitter ,slower app load times, higher quality pictures taking longer to save leaves it......well lacking!
and there was light (2 months ago)
The look on my mom's face when I told her I'm going to an AA meeting 😂😂
nomatter what (2 months ago)
G6 sucks just got it yesterd it sucks
TriopTrainer (2 months ago)
my g6 is coming next tuesday
srinivasan v (2 months ago)
finally i got LG G6 n enjoying
Ramil Francisco (2 months ago)
G6 is a joke. Front and back camera is the worst. It's slow and battery drains so fast and the battery is on 🔥 it's nowhere close to S8. And storage, camera and display wise S8 wins.
Khaja Sheraz (2 months ago)
G6, use it to know it. It's way better than s8.
Inertia Theory (2 months ago)
Theres nothing wrong with the fingerprint sensor. I can reach it just fine
Jesper Vehn Munk (2 months ago)
Love most parts about my G6, but... FInally went through photos on my laptop (17") rather than just the phone, and I must admit I was pretty disappointed with a lot of the wide angle shots. The foreground almost always comes out very "pixeled", and the less-than-perfect lighting condition shots are nowhere near what I'd expect. I mainly use the standard camera setup, but I'd think that would suffice for some great shots. It's a shame that photos are only great looking when still confined to the phone screen. Anyone experience the same? And how would the S8 stack up on this?
LaTonya Watson (2 months ago)
I would pick the lg g6 straight up
Keithnash13 (3 months ago)
What i like about the s8. The display Form factor Processor Iris scanner What i like about the G6 Flat screen Camera or should i say Cameras Fingerprint Sensor placement Less bloatware Hi fi Quad DAC(hence i live in the Philippines) Durability Price
J H (10 days ago)
iseeu1980 it basically makes music sound amazing, especially if you're dealing with good headphones and high quality audio files like FLAC. This phone is available internationally now, just make sure you're getting the international version and not the region locked ones.
iseeu1980 (12 days ago)
I've been wondering about the Quad DAC... What does it do? And is it only available in Asia?
Rocco Stramaglia (3 months ago)
Both of these phones are nice, but for my budget the G6 was the best deal at 250 on ebay.
Joshua (3 months ago)
Why can't lg use Amoled screen like samsung?
Iron_Snake (3 months ago)
Lets be clear, I have the S8 for around 8 months and It's really nice phone, nice features, nice screen, nice pictures....ect. One major down point for me is the curved edge...what a mess if you try to found a screen protector, almost nothing work. I prefer not curved screen cause its more easy to protect. When I look the G6, the screen is so gorgeous, big and clear. I'm thinking right now to sell, my S8 and buy a G6. What do you think?
Jolly Rancher (12 days ago)
Sell the s8 and get the s8 active with the flat display and more rugged design
Nijerp (2 months ago)
Iron_Snake i will buy your s8
Dan Rossouw (3 months ago)
Phone Phone (3 months ago)
I was leaning towards the S8 but that's before I saw how the G6 records video with the front camera. I also love how wide the shots are with rear camera photos. But the S8 feels awesome in the hand and having an iPhone 6s plus it feels like a feather in comparison. Have not had a chance to hold or use the G6. (Yes I'm an iPhone user currently but my Android itch is back with a vengeance.)
oxygen RE (3 months ago)
Everyone forgot about people's need! We hate back glass we hate no headphone jack we hate that we have to buy cases and power banks we love more buttons we love stereo speakers we love ir blaster ....but who listens?
and there was light (2 months ago)
oxygen RE we don't love more buttons, we love the rest though
Big Nose Nose TV (3 months ago)
Life is amazing with my g6
Corey Burns (3 months ago)
In a couple months no one will be thinking the g6 and the price will drop it don't hold no value at all samsung is the king!!!!!!!
Doug White (3 months ago)
Touch Wiz is horrible...the G6 wins
Susan Florence (3 months ago)
You didn't say anything about fast or wireless charging, about water and dust resistance or about the exact screen size of each phone.
aadhibullet (3 months ago)
During the online sale in India I was able to grab the G6 for nearly half the price of s8. And i compromised on the great display of s8 for G6 camera.
james blevins (3 months ago)
S8 has too much software and is still a bit confusing. Lg g6 is less time consuming on finding apps and etc. I've have went more than 24 hours on my g6 without charging. S8 is too slim for me. It's like having tunnel vision. Options and setting are more straight forward on costomizing. Oled won't last as long and sure of getting screen burn it eventually. Lg has less bloat ware. And more snappy loading apps.
Sujit Das (3 months ago)
where did you get the s8 wallpaper?
Corey Allum (4 months ago)
G6 thanks
H IRDE (4 months ago)
Even LG G2 is better then S8 !
Ali Saputra (4 months ago)
I choose LG G6
josh c (4 months ago)
Josh Stevenson (4 months ago)
LG G6 for the software and the dual lens camera.
Knight Wolf (4 months ago)
Tbh i would choose g6 maybe because of loyalty It will be the 4th year in November for my lg g3 I am thinking of waiting to buy g7 instead when it comes out
Adil-M (4 months ago)
G6 😁🔥❤
Nathan Docker (4 months ago)
I choose LG bc the cameras, price, I love LG, battery and flat screen
Jack Liu (4 months ago)
S8 also like 100 bucks more expensive
karis gregory (4 months ago)
Samsung is just trying to hard and out of it only got a new design with still the same wack curve edges. LG speaker, camera and battery life is just better which is way more important. LG G6 Wins
0401412740 (4 months ago)
Nokia cause they last 20 years
Catalin Emerich (4 months ago)
The 250 dollar difference is one of the biggest issues for me. I couldn't find the reasons to pay the extra for the Samsung...and based on past experience (i've had a Galaxy S2 and a Note 4) Samsung is still frustrating when it comes to Software updates
Sabin Ionescu (4 months ago)
I own both...and an iPhone! I kept the G6 and the iPhone... I've sold the S8!!! :-))))))))))))
Cynanne Olazabal (4 months ago)
Waiting for LGV30. Nice video. But I want it all. Nice to have 2 camera lenses.
romahnae (4 months ago)
i've recently switched to the g6 after about 3-4 months from the 8s. the s8's u.i got boring to me, but the s8 has the best hardware design, indeed. i'm used to lg's u.i since the g3 & 4.
Dude Lmao (4 months ago)
I am somewhat offended for no one mentioning A : The G6 is cheaper in almost all cases and B : The G6 is easily the more durable of the two smartphones.
Christine Roy (4 months ago)
I recently bought a G6, love it. Thing is now, on Sprint at least, The G6 is 1/2 the monthly cost of the S8 on the deal I got through Best Buy. The G6 is now close to the cost of mid range unlocked phones.
A MASTER (4 months ago)
Was that mario kart a emulator or a app
A MASTER (4 months ago)
Lg for life
Joel Moreno (4 months ago)
LG G6!
Jonathan Albarron (4 months ago)
I'm happy with my G6 ☺
Amogh Inamdar (4 months ago)
G6 is a clear winner here obviously beating s8 in several ways.
nadim farooqui (4 months ago)
I will go with lg g6 ... coz it’s unique one
Paul Weatherman (4 months ago)
I have just got the g6 after Haven Samsung for years the s6 was my last one and I love this g6 the cam r awesome Dolby vision is badass
Silven (4 months ago)
The way Josh describes things in his videos straight up sounds like the Price Is Right product-description-guy sometimes. XD
Celestial Mochi (4 months ago)
4:22 lmao wait what!? overwatch what now!?
J. P. (5 months ago)
Should have included the price of the phones thats a huge part.
Shaban Ali (5 months ago)
Lg g6 👍👍
Bobby Ari Adhi (5 months ago)
G6 👍
ElJman85 (5 months ago)
G6. Upgraded from an s7 edge and been happy with g6!

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