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Sony Xperia XZ2 vs LG V30 compare

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Compare Sony Xperia XZ2 and LG V30

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Sony Xperia XZ2

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LG V30

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Sony Xperia XZ2 vs LG V30

What is the difference between the Sony Xperia XZ2 and LG V30? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Sony Xperia XZ2 LG V30
Rating (+0) (+0)
Release date 2018, February 2017, August
Dimensions (HxWxD) 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm | 6.02 x 6.02 x 2.83 in 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm | 5.97 x 5.97 x 2.97 in
Weight 198 g | 6.98 oz 158 g | 5.57 oz
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5) & aluminum frame Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Liquid Black, Liquid Silver, Deep Green, Ash Pink Aurora Black, Cloud Silver, Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, Raspberry Rose
Battery 3180 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 460 EUR 420 EUR


Technology IPS LCD P-OLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.7" inc 6" inc
Screen area 83.8 cm2 92.9 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width) 18:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 76.1% 81.2%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 px 1440 x 2880 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI 537 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - HDR BT.2020
-Triluminos display
-X-Reality Engine
- Dolby Vision
-Always-on display

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 19 MP, Single 16 MP, Dual
Camera specs -19 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.3'', 1.22µm, predictive PDAF & laser AF -16 MP, f/1.6, 30mm (wide), 1.0µm, 3-axis OIS, PDAF & laser AF
-13 MP, f/1.9, 12mm (ultrawide), no AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 1080p@960fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec., HDR video
DxOMark Main Score 84
DxOMark Photo 90
DxOMark Video 73
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/2.2, 1/5'' 5 MP, f/2.2, 22mm (wide), 1/5'', 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); LG UX 6
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 630 Adreno 540
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM modelmicroSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - d
Internal memory 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 128 GB, 4 GB RAM (V30+) 64 GB, 4 GB RAM (V30)


Antutu 8 Total 266384
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 540 396
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1726 1313
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 2054 1290
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 1879 521
GeekBench 5 Single Core 497 365
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 2077 1490
GeekBench 4 Single Core 2378 1866
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 8389 6151
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 13338 7480
GeekBench 4 Battery 4033

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Class 33
Edge Yes Class 33
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector (PowerDelivery 2.0)
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD

Music and Audio

Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Headphone jack No Yes
Others - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Dynamic vibration system
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
-B&O Play certified
-24-bit/48kHz audio recording
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum
Other extras
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
-Qi wireless charging
- IP65/IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- Fast battery charging: 50% in 36 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
-Wireless charging 10W
- IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-MIL-STD-810G compliant
- Versions: H930 (Europe); H930DS (Hong Kong); H933 (Canada); H931 (АТ&Т); H932 (T-Mobile); VS996 (Verizon); US998 (US Cellular); LS998U (Sprint) Other versions: LG V30+ with 128 GB st

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