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LG G6 vs. Pixel XL camera comparison: The top choices today

LG G6 and Pixel XL
LG G6 and Pixel XL

With its dual camera setup and big photography claims, the LG G6 is looking like a very good choice for mobile photographers. It of course doesn't live in a vacuum, though, and there are fantastic cameras out there, like the Google Pixel XL. After comparing their sizes and specs, the next thing to do with these two phones is to see how their cameras work and what the photos look like side by side.

Both the LG G6 and Pixel XL are doing things a bit differently from the status quo. The LG G6, for its part, is using a 13-megapixel camera sensor with surprisingly small 1.12-micron pixels but a traditional combination of a wide f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization — and then, of course, there's the wide-angle camera next to it. The Pixel XL eschews image stabilization altogether for a 12MP sensor that has really big 1.55-micron pixels and relies on intense software processing.

To see how the LG G6 and Pixel XL cameras stack up, I took them around for a few days, shooting in full auto mode — including auto HDR — just as most people do, to see how they stack up. Check out the results below.

Performance and interface

LG G6 (left) / Pixel XL (right) — click to view larger

Let's start with the first thing you see when you launch the camera: the viewfinder interface. The Pixel XL's camera is a well-known quantity by this point ... in part because it's so simple. Other than a couple toggles and some shooting modes, there isn't much to do here but press the shutter key or start a video. On the other hand, the LG G6 takes advantage of its 18:9 screen to give you full controls, toggles, and camera roll previews, while preserving a complete 4:3 viewfinder. It still baffles me that there's no quick toggle for HDR, but the interface gives you tons of options — including a full-fledged manual shooting mode — while also preserving the point-and-shoot simplicity most of us want.

The Pixel XL is all about simplicity, while the G6 gives you tons of shooting options.

Performance-wise, both phones get the job done as you'd expect. Even though I have experienced a couple hiccups on the LG G6, I have to take into consideration that what I'm evaluating here isn't final software. At the same time, the Pixel XL has thrown me a few camera crashes over the past 4 months of use. But neither phone offers any sort of inconsistency or unpredictability that makes me lose confidence about popping open the camera — with two presses of power (Pixel XL) or volume down (LG G6) — and quickly taking a shot without issue.

This is as good a time as any to mention the LG G6's secondary wide-angle camera. While it doesn't fit into this particular comparison directly because the Pixel only has one camera, it's worth noting the extra utility (and fun!) the super wide lens on the G6 provides. Not only does it give you more options for a wider range of zooming in photos and video, but it also provides you with a super unique look that you just don't get anywhere else. Now with the same 13MP sensor behind the wide-angle lens as the standard lens, it's even more valuable.

Camera quality

Well-lit daylight situations are much easier to handle for cameras with small sensors — like those in smartphones — but in 2017 we have high standards for these expensive devices. We still want to see fine detail, punchy colors and good dynamic range.

Low-light shots are considerably tougher to handle with small sensors. This is where the LG G6 runs up against issues with its small pixels, which each take in less light and require more processing — OIS can help, though. The Pixel XL, despite not having OIS, has proven to be exceptional in low light thanks to its HDR+ processing.

See the side-by-side comparisons below to compare how these phones handle each set of situations.

Daylight

LG G6 (left) / Pixel XL (right) — click to view larger

Knowing how consistently great the Pixel XL is in daylight conditions, I was very happy to see the LG G6 go toe-to-toe with Google's phone. Both phones took crisp, pleasing images time after time and used HDR to tastefully enhance photos that needed it rather than blowing them out with over-the-top colors.

It's close, but I have to give the nod to the G6 here.

In general, the new LG G6 tended to take brighter images that were slightly more saturated, as well as better white balanced to be true to life. The Pixel XL by comparison takes dimmer images that are truer to the real life scene and in these comparisons took warmer photos overall. Though you can't notice it at full resolution, when you zoom in on the photos you'll often find the Pixel XL has captured more fine detail and has sharper edges — but again, it really isn't perceptible when viewed at normal sizes.

When looking at the output of each phone independently, you'd be happy with the reproduction of scenes from either one. If I had to give one the nod right now, it'd have to be the LG G6 for outright brightness and color reproduction. It's close, though, as the Pixel XL with its HDR+ processing can handle scenes of mixed light better than any phone I've used and offers incredibly consistent performance from photo to photo no matter what.

Low light

LG G6 (left) / Pixel XL (right) — click to view larger

Going into this comparison I was worried that the LG G6's relatively small 1.12-micron pixels would be a deal-breaker in low light — oh my, was I wrong. Going up against the true champ of low light in the Pixel XL, the LG G6 compared very favorably.

In conditions of consistent dim lighting, strong side lighting, and partial lighting, the LG G6 was as good or better than the Pixel XL with its fine definition and sharp edges. In most instances, the Pixel XL had more blotchy chroma noise and rough edges than the G6, particularly in shots when HDR+ didn't trigger — the LG G6, for what it's worth, never chose to use HDR in dark scenes.

I was shocked to see the LG G6 come out so strongly in low light.

The Pixel XL wins out in shots where there is no direct light source — aka a completely dark room or an unlit street — as HDR+ can basically pick out light from seemingly nowhere and make things look good. The LG G6, by comparison, will just reproduce the darkness similarly to what your eyes see. The only downside to the Pixel XL's approach is that it can sometimes over-brighten dark shots, again creating blotches or soft edges ... but the upside is you actually get something rather than just darkness.

Again, I was shocked to see the LG G6 perform as well as it did — in some cases besting the Pixel XL in sharp line definition in these low-light scenes. I think the Pixel XL still takes it when it comes to getting a bright, usable photo in just about every challenging lighting situation, but the LG G6 on average offers just as good of an experience in dimly lit scenes.

Bottom line: The two kings

LG G6 and Pixel XL

Well would you look at that, we have two fantastic camera choices here. The LG G6, coming in months after the Pixel XL with what some would consider an inferior overall camera setup, manages to take some fantastic photos that push what the Pixel XL can do and even beat it in some situations.

In daylight, the LG G6 takes bright, well-balanced, and colorful photos that make the Pixel XL's more true-to-life shots seem a bit dull by comparison — even though the Pixel XL, for its efforts, offers consistency and better sharpness when you inspect closely. At night, the low light champ Pixel XL now has another phone to sit alongside it at the top of the heap — the LG G6 dramatically outperformed my expectations and overall matched the Pixel XL's performance.

The Pixel XL still takes fantastic photos in just about every situation, and its HDR+ processing (that continues to evolve) is its silver bullet that can, in some scenes, blow your mind with what it captures. The LG G6 on average offers the same image quality, though, along with extensive manual controls for the photography buffs out there and a truly unique wide-angle secondary camera that LG claims nearly half of users prefer.

It's a photographer's dream: Pick either one for its minute strength differences, and you'll be happy.

Andrew was an Executive Editor, U.S. at Android Central between 2012 and 2020.

126 Comments
  • So says Whom, AC I'll wait for a blind test comparison . Until then s7 still the best
    In my opinion of course
  • s7 was beaten by all the big names last year. HTC 10, Pixel, hell even the g5 was usually better. Unless you like unrealistic photos, the s7 is good at that.
  • Your opinion of course ^^^ blind test here on AC and. Android Authority and bxmark says different but we all have opinions
  • Heck they did a blind test and the S7 won in a landslide. I dont give a crap about oversharpening or oversaturation; point is my pic looks great on Insta and in the gallery.
  • "Unrealistic" - yep, Samsung (and LG to an extent) have hilariously bad "smoothing." The front camera is very guilty of this. No selfies on a Samsung are good. It's really weird how it applies the "beauty" setting, even when it's turned to 0. Ridiculous, actually.
  • And yet the masses pick the Samsung in every blind test that I've seen in the last three years first the note 4 then the s6 and now the s7 oh and the RIP note 7 . Yep they've won every blond test on here . Let's just say most people rather have the s7 camera obviously. Gotta love those blind test you know where you take out preference
  • Well, to be frank, the G5 wasn't that good in terms of post-processing either. It's good for a phone but tends to smear more than what it usually needs.
  • Says Whom? Andrew Martonik. It's right at the top of the article. You can't miss it.
  • ^ what he said
  • Reeeeally ,noooo ,I didn't notice the author only the results of the test
  • I do enjoy the great camera on my Moto z force
  • At this point all these cameras are incredibly good. I think everyone would be happy with either choice.
  • Seriously.
  • This one gets it ^^
  • They are. You have to pixel-peep to see any noticeable difference.
  • Absolutely can't go wrong with the camera on either one here.
  • can't wait to see the review of the G5 plus camera.
  • Absolutely not. #PixelMasterRace /s
  • Reasoning and rational responses have no place in this ******* contest
  • Preach it.
  • I actually prefer the LG in most of the shots. That's awesome how far along these cameras have come.
  • I'm still waiting to be impressed by the low-light pics from my wife's Pixel. My LG G4 consistently trounces her Pixel in this department. Not even close. Pokegate: 07/14/16 - Never Forget...
  • Lol, no it doesn't.
  • Nice try, Stevie Wonder.
  • Bam, laughs were had. :)
  • Bravo
  • I agree with pmich, the G6's images look better in most of the shots. The pansies look far more natural than the XL's odd yellowing, and the sharpness is far greater in the G6 snaps.
  • The camera's have gotten so good these last couple of years that's it's getting harder and harder to tell the difference.
  • Is it me, or is anyone else not being able to view the image on the Android Central app?
  • Same. Had to open in browser. G5 on nougat if it matters...
  • It's not just you.
  • Yup..., images missing from app.
  • 2 hours after your comment and I am looking at them in the app. Maybe they fixed it. Posted via Android Central App
  • I can't see them in the app.
  • "the true champ of low light in the Pixel XL"
    How can the Pixel XL be the "true champ" of low light when the Galaxy S7 is as good or better in all the low-light photos comparisons one can find?... I know you're reaaally fan of Google, but some objectivity is necessary in this kind of review.
  • Pixel really does beat the GS7 in low light. Sorry man.
  • Yes, of course. Look at that : www.phandroid.com/2016/10/21/low-light-camera-shootout-pixel-vs-iphone-7...
  • My friend's S7 struggles in unexpected and ridiculous ways with low light. My wife's pixel outperforms it handily. I think saying the pixel is the king of low light is true.
  • It is
  • Have you ever tried the Pro Mode that is included on the S7 Edge? I don't know about the Pixel's Pro Mode (which it doesn't have unless you install a third party app), but the one of the S7 Edge is plain amazing (OIS is definitely a need for long exposure times). But even in auto mode, the S7 Edge is great against the Pixel, look at the comparison on the link I've posted above.
  • The fact that a year old flagship is still even in the conversation is a testament on its own.
  • A year old flagship? The Pixel came out in November. It hasn't even been half a year.
  • I'm talking about the S7
  • Oh gotcha. Sorry man.
  • No probs lol
  • HDR+ That's all
  • And this is why
  • Got ne more that crack..
  • Because it's not.
  • just look up camera tests on YouTube IPhone 7 Plus vs. Pixel XL vs LG V20 Pixel was the worst and V20 best overall.
  • Are you back on loving LG now?
  • OMG!!! LG PLEASE HURRY UP!! MY WALLET IS SHAKING!! WHY MUST I WAIT UNTIL APRIL????
  • Uh huh...
  • Actually, HDR+ Auto in the Pixel is actually sorta like an "always-on" mode. There are no situations on the Pixel where HDR+ wouldn't trigger. It still applies the HDR+ effect, albeit in a more subtle manner compared to photos shot when HDR+ is fully-engaged. That's because the HDR+ pictures are shot in much shorter exposures when you set it to HDR+ Auto. If anyone asks how the G6 stacks up favorably to the Pixel in low-light, LG tends to use a pretty wide degree of compensation with their OIS. As such, the camera software is able to select a very slow shutter speed and reduce the ISO to compensate.
  • You are correct.
  • Exactly. The author never mentioned shutter speed. Who cares how beautiful could the photo be, if you miss the moment?
  • I don't understand how you pick the G6 over the Pixel when you say the Pixel has images that are more accurately reflecting what you see in real life.
  • You can't. More accurate is literally the measure of better.
  • I've always said that I prefer a more accurate depiction of a scene than a dramatic one when I shoot with a camera. Plus, less saturation means less "clipping", which means you have a better file to edit if you choose to add more color.
  • More accurate isn't exactly what everyone wants in a smartphone camera. They want pleasing images, whether that reflects reality or not.
  • True, but those who upload their photos to Instagram usually tend to jack up the amount of saturation anyway. I would greatly prefer a camera that offers a good amount of saturation that doesn't "clip" detail. Or pull an HTC One M8 and give us controls to adjust saturation before the shot is saved. AFAIK, the other phone that does so are the current Samsung flagships. Plus, aren't photos going to look oversaturated anyway on either phone's display? They're not calibrated for sRGB. One is calibrated for DCI-P3 and the other is calibrated for NTSC, both of which are not supported by Android.
  • You gave it to the G6 for brightness and color reproduction. But you said the G6 color reproduction was not true to life. That's not better. Literally by definition. Can we not try to change the definition of better to mean preference please? I sure hope OEMs don't start making cameras that don't try to capture true to life images because they're told people prefer over saturated images and pumped up brightness. The job of a camera is to capture what you see the way you see it. The G6 seems to do that worse than the Pixel. /shrug
  • It looks better, just like why people like Samsumg OLED's, they look better because they are more saturated, even though they are not true to life. Most people want something that looks good, and don't care if it's not exactly true, unless maybe you are an artist wanting to use it for reproduction. I want to see something that looks better than what I saw.
  • People want to take and look at good photos. If a camera takes photos (without post image magic) that "look" better then people will like it better. It's just like when you listen to a recording of your voice most people don't recognize themselves. Same thing, people don't really want a "realistic" image - they want a good looking picture. That is why the G6 was given the "It looks better" award.
  • Can't see the photos in the AC app. However here's one that doesn't want unrealistic photos that supposedly please the eye. I want accuracy of colour over oversaturation any day. Same for phone screens, I don't need colours that "pop" as is often mentioned in reviews.
  • We're in the minority, I'm afraid....
  • Afraid so. When I look for camera reviews, I prefer to look for professional photographers reviews, rather than a mobile phone review.
  • What is the benefit of colour accuracy vs saturation on a standard 12mp phone camera?
  • The point is to capture the feel of a scene. You'd want the camera to capture the scene in pretty much the way you see it. Sadly, most phone cameras don't. Many either produce very saturated shots that look livelier than what it actually is, or just jack up the brightness on low-light shots, making it look much brighter (and noisier) than what it actually is.
  • From my analysis of these photos, neither are accurate in terms of color representation, there are times the Pixel Oversaturates the colors and the LG G6 looks washed out, and Vice Versa, look carefully at the night photo with the green lights, the Pixel saturates the greens and LG's color representation looks washed out. But what I like about the LG G6, is the Camera's Software versatility, you can change the White Balance to make it look as accurate as possible, both devices can shoot in RAW to edit them on Photoshop or Snapspeed. Both of these Cameras are formidable, but I'll have to go with LG on this one with the camera capabilities (both software and hardware). They continue to impress me personally. :)
  • I agree....to me the Pixel won hands down in almost every shot.
  • On the G6 white was white, on the Pixel white was yellow. That is why. Posted via Android Central App
  • That might be due to white balance. It's tricky because there's 2 ways cameras prioritize white balance. Do they find "true white" or do they prioritize the lighting around your subject? Some cameras will try to find the true white of your subject, ignoring the lighting info around, while others will try to factor in the surrounding light.
  • Can you do a comparison to the v20?
  • A video comparison would be awesome G6 vs V20
  • Stay tuned. We have one in the works!
  • Oh, if anyone is curious about the camera specs on these 2, here you go. LG G6
    Type: Sony Exmor IMX258 (Both)
    Sensor size: 1/3" (Both)
    Pixel size: 1.12 microns (Both)
    Resolution: 13MP (Both)
    Focus type: Contrast-detection, phase-detection (Both)
    Focal length: Approx. 27mm (main), 9mm (wide)
    Aperture: f/1.8 (main), f/2.4 (wide)
    OIS: Only on main camera
    Flash: Dual-tone LED Google Pixel XL
    Type: Sony Exmor IMX378
    Sensor size: 1/2.3"
    Pixel size: 1.55 microns
    Resolution: 12.3MP
    Focus type: Contrast-detection, phase-detection, laser-assist
    Focal length: Approx. 27mm
    Aperture: f/2.0
    OIS: No. Gyro-enabled EIS available for up to 2160p30 video
    Flash: Dual LED
  • I thought it was a mistake to decrease the megapixel count without increasing the pixel soze but apparently LG has done some good things with the software and processing. Both phones took worthy pics.
  • I'm waiting for someone to truly come out with an innovative camera that sets it apart.
  • I urge anyone that is considering between these 2 devices to go for the LG as the Google Pixel Xl is plagued with many detects ive been going through hell with my Pixel Xl that i purchased just over 2months ago direct from the Google Store my phone has the cracking speaker issue it also has the battery issues were it shuts down at 30-40 percent battery & automatically goes to 0 percent . I have been back & fourth with Google Support Techs to try to fix the issues it was determined my device is a defect told me in order to receive a warranty replacement they need to charge my credit card another $817.00 deposit so they could send me a refurbished device which i find ridiculous. Tried to reach out to a superviser at Google Support & he basically told me those are the policies Tough Luck .!!! & Very rudely & hung up on me The early Android software updates are not worth it & useless if the Hardware & customer support is Garbage i urge anyone thinking of buying a Google Pixel device to look elsewhere save yourself the headaches .
  • Sorry to hear about the issues, but you're in the minority #notmypixel
  • That's terrible man, I hope you can resolve your issue without paying full price for a used phone.
  • Am I correct that even with this comparison we are reviewing shots from a preproduction model of the G6? It may in fact have some more software tweaking before release? Meaning it's a decent chance the camera will actually improve. Which makes me even more impressed
  • I wouldn't factor that into purchasing. Maybe it will improve, maybe it won't
  • G6 daylight images look more noisy and oversharpened. Pixel is more natural
  • At this point were splitting hairs . On which is better there all pretty good for a cell phone. Most average Joe's will pick what's more pleasing to there eyes and that's all that matters. As a photography hobbyist that use a real camera Sony Dslr. I could Blow anyone of these images up on my computer and say there all trash . But since 90% of all cell pictures will get down graded when you post it on any social media services ( Facebook Instagram) does it really matter most don't know the difference between aperture priority and shutter speed so in the end most of these camera will do . A good pocket point and shoot will be a much better tool but who uses those any ....my 2 cents ok you guys can keep fighting now hehe
  • I see what you mean. I currently have a Moto Z Force Droid and it's camera rocks yet no one speaks of it...no comparison videos to be found or articles like this when it comes to the Moto Z Force. My most recent phones were the Note 7, Pixel and Moto Z Force and I'd still be on the Note if I could but for now, the Moto Z Force is the most full featured phone I can use.
  • Both doing great here 👌 looking forward to see how the S8 compares.
  • Pixel fails because Google was too cheap to include F1.8 or faster lens and OIS. They just reused stuff from 6p
  • The pixel is a different everything from the 6p..
  • It has the same camera lens and same sensor as 6p (just updated model with same specs). Processor is the only thing thats different
  • The 6P used an IMX377 The Pixel used an IMX378 It's similar but not exactly the same.
  • It is weird that you seem to care about specs more than results, I will never understand this.
  • I dont. Its just Pixel could have been much better to begin with if they havent reused parts from 6p
  • Um, the sensor size on the Pixel is 1/2.3" Despite the slightly narrower f/2 aperture (on paper), because the sensor is larger, the actual lens size can be a fair bit larger than smaller sensors with lower f-stops.
  • I don't plan on buying either of these phones, but I'm a sucker for a good camera comparo! Nice work Andrew. You note the wide angle doesn't fit into a direct comparison. While I agree, it would have been nice to see what the wide angle camera would shot vs the standard versions for at least a few shots. Given how close these two phones are for photos, the wide angle camera could be a deciding factor and seeing some examples would be helpful. Regardless, it's great to see how accomplished Android phone cameras are becoming across the board.
  • Wow it's so close but in my opinion the Pixel's camera is slightly better. Both are top notch though.
  • I want a camera to take stunning photos of places I can't get to.
  • you could take screen shots of google street view ;)
  • G6 seemed to be the overall winner for me. Pixel did win a few shots, like the first outdoor shot, and on one or two of the low light shots. But the G6 made the donut stand out a little more. Makes me wonder what they could have done with larger pixels. Hopefully that will be on the V30.
  • For some reason I'm just now noticing how surprised/shocked the back of the G6 looks. :O
  • Yeah, Lisa from Mobile Tech Review days it looks like an owl. Have to agree with her. Still a very nice looking phone overall, just wish they had kept the 16:9 ratio and made it a little smaller on the height, not a fan of tall thin phones.
  • Honestly, I prefer the Pixel. The LG shots look too saturated. I like the more natural photos the Pixel takes.
  • V20>>>>>
  • The lg g6, looks surely a winner.the lg g5 also beats the samsung s7 last year.
  • Beats it how?
  • U haven't seen comparison yet may be..
  • I like the comparison, but full resolution pictures would have been nice. In general both look great. Daylight you can pick any of the two and it wouldn't really matter. But night shots are - for me - unusable from the Pixel. The amount of noise seen in the sky is absurd. I really do not like something like that. The G6 does much better and being able to go manual and chose ISO and shutter speed makes it a complete winner. What is astonishing is, that with a smaller sensor and smaller pixels, it reaches theses levels. It also means that there's theoretically much more that could be achieved from the bigger sensor and pixels of the Pixel...
  • Samsung beware! I admire phones with great cameras. The Samsung is starting to get serious competition. I like that. I am not a fan of LG but the continue surprising me. I can't wait to see what's going to happen with OPPO. Huawei and Xiaomi are working in this field also. It's getting more interesting :)
  • I am expecting more interesting topics from you. And this was nice content and definitely it will be useful for many people Regards,
    Anu,
    xplorant.com
  • the LG G6 nicely brightens up those gloomy seattle scenes haha
  • Can you get the bokeh effect on the rear and/or front cameras?
  • Both take some great pics. I saw a few where I liked the G6 better, particularly in daylight because of the more natural colors. The Pixel definitely shines in low light. That camera with its HDR amazingly bring details out of the shadows!
  • Like Ducati916, 99% of my photos are taken with a real camera and I often forget the camera in my phone. That said, there is no comparison in the low light photos; certainly in the parts of the photos that are visible the G6 has a bit sharper detail, it has a lot more pixels to work with. The difference is in how much detail is visible in the photos and there the Pixel is head and shoulders the winner. For anyone interested in a truly capable camera in a form factor not too much larger than a current flagship cell phone, check out the Light 16. It uses 16 cell phone sensors with some impressive computational ability to produce professional results. It is currently in Beta testing.
  • Guys, would it be possible to post link to full-res images?
  • Nothing compares with my Nexus 4, and it's 8 megapixel dominator.
  • Overall, I believe that G6 captured more light, and more details without oversaturing the pictures.
    Exactly as the article conclusion states, "In daylight, the LG G6 takes bright, well-balanced, and colorful photos that make the Pixel XL's more true-to-life shots seem a bit dull by comparison"
  • LG have made improvement in camera department but it cannot dethrone the current King, i.e., the PIxel. If they have increased pixel size and used a better sensor overall, I think it would have wiped the floor with many 2017 flagships. I guess I'd have to wait till summer for all the flagships to get released so that I can make up my mind as to what I want to purchase coz G6 isn't lookin' good for me.
  • Not really sure what you're looking at with the G6 but that phone is phenomenal not really sure why you'd say it's not the one r for you I guess it's all up to preference but it's the coolest looking phone out right now I'm not sure what you're saying you don't want it for I've owned every LG is the g4 r and this is by far the best one I've seen Samsung is way vastly overrated they put the same phone out every year and people Rave about how great it is and all it does is just do the same thing as the last Samsung they literally don't really change much of anything LG always puts out something different
  • It's not that it's a bad phone per se. It's just that no upgrade in SOC department means they should have overcompensated for this by making other areas better. Battery life is only marginally improved. The camera of G5 and V20 are basically the same level of G6. The present google assistant as a feature wheras my 2 year old Galaxy S5 got one. The base storage is 32 rather than 64, no DAC for US, No wireless charging outside US. Some countries get neither DAC nor wireless charging. Battery is 3300mah wheras S7 edge has 3600mah. 18:9 is an unusual aspect. And all this costs 750$ or more. If this isn't completely unwarranted then I don't know what is.
  • I've looked at the photos here on a Hi Def monitor and between the two, I give the overall vote to LG. However the Samsung S7 Edge is as good in normal conditions and far better than either of these two cameras in low light. It's 1.7 aperture and bigger pixels is the perfect combination.
  • Anyway the conversation is inconsequential. The S8 will be better than either of them, and then the next newer model from someone else will be better than S8 and so on and so on....so we should be happy that competition in camera technology is good for us customers.
  • The Pixel does seem to do better in low light. Look at the night scene of the city picture. You can barely make out the clouds in the LG photo, but they are very obvious on the Pixel.
  • I own the xl so maybe i am biased but the lg does put in a good performance. I disagree with the daylight photo conclusion. I think the pixel has a much better balance than the lg. Some of those lg photos are almost uncomfortable to look at due to brightness. Very close call though which is great for Android.
  • Impressive. I hope those transfer to the next V-Series phone. I wonder how the G6 would compare to the Lumia 950/950XL - still the best camera on a phone...
  • As a pro photog I choose LG6... love what I saw Don't take me wrong both phones are excellent personally own the LG G4 which I love Also want to thank you for this great review.