Google Pixel XL vs. LG V20: Pixel XL Edges LG V20 In Processing Speed, AMOLED Is A Huge Plus For PixelBy Erwin Castro, UniversityHerald Reporter
Some analyst believe that Google Pixel XL could be the best replacement for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. But things are about to change after Google Pixel XL has found a good match in the form of the new LG V20.
The LG V20 and Google Pixel XL are said to be at par with each other when it comes to quality build, features, and latest hardware specs. Both devices featured impressive cameras along with latest processors and connectivity standards. Both smartphones can easily handle virtually any task thrown at them. The two devices are widely considered among the best Android-powered smartphones of 2016.
Pixel XL vs. LG V20: Processing Power
According to Android Central, the LG V20 features a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with a whopping 4 GB of RAM on board. It also sports a 5.7-inch QHD IPS display with the same 2,560 x 1,440 resolution, just spread over a slightly larger screen. On the other hand, the Google Pixel XL has almost the same specs, a Snapdragon 821 processor paired with 4 GB of RAM.
In terms of processing power, the Pixel XL has the latest Snapdragon 821 processor which is 10 percent faster than the LG V20.
Pixel XL vs. LG V20: Camera & Features
Google Pixel XL gained the highest DxOMark rating so far with its 12.3-megapixel shooter, but the LG V20 is closing in for the kill with a 16-megapixel sensor. Pixel XL are said to be much sharper and detailed, and can also work well even in low light.
In addition, users can also use the Pixel XL to capture 4K videos with 1080p resolution at a quick rate of 30fps, which means that recording moving objects is no big problem for Pixel. Google Pixel's camera has also been proven in the market.
According to PhoneArena, the Pixel XL has a much smaller screen, a 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. But the AMOLED display could be a huge plus point along with the larger battery power that said to last longer through the day compared with LG V20.
Both devices are running the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS, which also means that users will get the benefits of the latest base platform no matter what they choose.
Pixel XL vs. LG v20: Battery Power
In terms of battery life, the LG V20 comes with a slightly smaller and removable 3200mAh battery that is said to last throughout the day, while the Pixel XL has a larger battery with 3450mAh battery power that is said to get users through an average day with plenty of power to offer. But Pixel has a huge drawback, its battery is non-removable. Overall, both handsets are enabled with the fast-charging standard Quick Charge 3.0.
Both Google Pixel XL and LG V20 are excellent Android-powered devices, no doubt about that. But casting the price aside, according to ValueWalk, the Google Pixel XL still has more merits and edge than the newcomer LG V20.