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LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Battle of 2016 flagships

LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

LG released an upgraded version of V10 in India recently which features up gradation to some of the features of LG V10. LG V20 comes with the same secondary display as in LG V10 but the camera is upgraded to a dual lens setup for better pictures. Let’s see how this new flagship from LG stands up against the Samsung Galaxy S7. We are comparing the LG V20 specifications to the Samsung Galaxy S7.

LG V20 vs Galaxy S7: Design

LG V20 is a metal phone, but with a removable back panel with a removable battery, there is a press button to remove the aluminum back panel. The secondary display design is almost the same as LG V10, placed above the main display with the camera on the left side of the display panel and V20 written to the right of it. The dual camera is on the back of the phone with the fingerprint sensor and LG V20 branding.

Samsung Galaxy S7 is a full glass design on the back, and the hardware is embedded on an all aluminum chassis. Samsung Galaxy S7 holds same button assembly like other smartphones, home button in middle and two capacitive buttons alongside. On the back, there is the camera module with flash and HR sensor, Samsung branding right below the camera.


LG V20 vs Galaxy S7: Display

LG V20 features a massive 5.7 inches IPS LCD with Quad HD resolution and 513 ppi pixel density also protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. LG V20 also features a secondary touch display which is 2.1 inches, and the resolution is 1600 X 1080.

Samsung Galaxy S7 sports a 5.1 inches Super AMOLED display with the same Quad HD resolution and 577 ppi pixel density protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The Super AMOLED display is super bright, and viewing angles are always better than LCD.

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LG V20 vs Galaxy S7: Performance

LG V20 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad core processor which comprises of two Kryo processor; 2.15 GHz dual core and 1.6 GHz dual core. For graphics LG V20 added the Snapdragon companion GPU; Adreno 530 and 4 GB RAM for multitasking.

Samsung Galaxy S7 comes in two variants according to the processors; US variant comes with Exynos 8890 octa-core processor with Mali T880 MP12 GPU, and international variant comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Both the options features 4 GB RAM and comes in 32/64 GB ROM variant.

LG V20 vs Galaxy S7: Camera

LG added a dual lens setup on LG V20 same as it was done on LG G5, one 16 MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture and one 8 MP shooter with f/2.4 aperture. Also features laser autofocus, OIS and LED flash. LG V20 is capable of shooting UHD videos at 30 frames per second and 720p at 120 frames per second. The front facing camera is 5 MP with f/1.9 aperture size which is suitable for low-light selfies.

Samsung hasn’t started the dual camera setup still Galaxy S7 is second on DxO mark just one score less than Google Pixel XL. Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 12 MP shooter with a f/1.7 aperture which is the best aperture size for low light conditions. Galaxy S7 can shoot UHD videos at 30 frames per second and 720p videos at 240 frames per second.

LG V20 vs Galaxy S7: Battery

LG V20 features a removable 3200 mAh battery supports fast charging with Quick Charge 3.0 whereas Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with 3000 mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge 2.0. Samsung Galaxy S7 supports Qi/PMA wireless charging; wireless charger sold separately.


There’s it! All the specification compared to newly released LG V20 and Samsung Galaxy S7. These both smartphones are the flagship from the respective brand, both brands done there best to create a smartphone worth the money. Samsung Galaxy S7 is already on the market, and LG V20 is about to hit the market, so we have to wait till we know if LG V20 is capable of competing with the existing top flagship.

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