Sony recently took the wraps off its #Flagship smartphone — Xperia XZ Premium. The device falls into the high-end category and poses a direct competition with other leading smartphones including Samsung’s Galaxy S8, HTC U11 and even LG G6 device. This article compares the Sony Xperia XZ Premium with LG’s equally-competitive G6 smartphone in terms of design, software and hardware specifications. Let’s find out which one ends up beating the other.

Features of both smartphones

Sony introduced its Xperia XZ Premium smartphone earlier this year at the MWC, 2017 event in Barcelona. The smartphone was made available for purchase a month later in March.

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As noted by several reports, the aforementioned smartphone packs high-notch specifications and a distinctive design as well. One of its primary highlights is its ‘Loop Surface’ design that Sony debuted with this smartphone. While the smartphone does sport a bezel-less design, Xperia XZ Premium’s display is carved out of metal and complemented by diamond-cut chamfered edges. Moreover, the device’s display is also further protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

One of its primary highlights is its ‘Loop Surface’ design that Sony debuted with this smartphone. While the smartphone does sport a bezel-less design, Xperia XZ Premium’s display is carved out of metal and complemented by diamond-cut chamfered edges. Moreover, the device’s display is also further protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

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Cutting-edge specs

Under the hood, the #Sony Xperia Xz Premium smartphone features a 5.46-inch IPS LCD Triluminuous display with 3,840 x 2,160-pixel resolution and support for 4K-viewing. The smartphone is further powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor and Adreno 540 for graphics. On the storage front, the device offers 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via its microSD card-slot option.

The smartphone sports a 19MP rear camera with EIS, PDAF, Laser Auto-Focus and LED flash along with a 13MP front snapper. The device houses a 3,230mAh battery that runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Sony decided to ditch the USB Type-C port in its premium flagship in favor of a 3.5mm audio port. Let’s talk about the LG G6 flagship smartphone now. The smartphone features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD QHD+ display with a 2:1 aspect ratio.

The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 processor and Adreno 530 for graphics. On the storage front, the LG G6 offers 4GB of RAM along with three internal storage options: 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB.

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Camera-wise, the smartphone packs a 13MP rear sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 3-axis OIS, PDAF, and dual-tone LED flash along with a 5MP front shooter. The device houses a 3,300mAh battery that runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat. While both the smartphones come packed with significant features, there is much that is lacking in both of them as well. Therefore, buyers need to decide which smartphone suits their needs best and go ahead with the decision accordingly.

The device houses a 3,300mAh battery that runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat. While both the smartphones come packed with significant features, there is much that is lacking in both of them as well. Therefore, buyers need to decide which smartphone suits their needs best and go ahead with the decision accordingly. #Face To Face