Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime or LG Q6?

Jewel Ann Ong asks, “Which is better? Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime or LG Q6?

This match is between two smartphones with a 1-year gap in their release dates. Let’s check them out!

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime was released last year packing a decent low-mid range specs. It has a 5.5-inch TFT LCD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, a Samsung Exynos 7870 chipset, 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, a 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash, an 8MP wide-angle front camera, and 3300mAh battery to power up the device.

The LG Q6, on the other hand, was released last month and provides a good display feature for its price range with its 5.5-inch 18:9 aspect ratio FullVision display with 2160 x 1080 resolution, a Snapdragon 435 chipset, 32GB internal storage, 3GB RAM, 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash, 5MP wide-angle front camera, and a 3000mAh battery to power up the smartphone.

Here are their detailed specs:

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime LG Q6
Display 5.5-inch Full HD TFT LCD display @1920 x 1080 5.5-inch 18:9 FHD+ FullVision Display @2160 x 1080
CPU 1.6GHz Samsung Exynos 7870 octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 1.4GHz octa-core
GPU Mali-T830 Adreno 505
Memory -32GB internal storage
-3GB RAM
-32GB internal storage
-3GB RAM
Camera -13MP autofocus rear camera w/ LED flash
-8MP wide-angle front camera
-13MP AF rear camera w/ LED flash
-5MP wide-angle front camera
Battery 3300mAh battery 3,000mAh Li-Po battery
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow w/ TouchWiz Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Here are the advantages of each smartphone:

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
+ Better Performing CPU
+ Higher front camera resolution
+ Larger battery

LG Q6
+ Higher screen resolution
+ Higher aspect ratio
+ Android 7.1.1 out of the box

Let’s check their benchmark performance. The Samsung Galaxy J7’s Antutu score is at 46,287 while the score of the LG Q6 is at 41,594. This gives us an idea on which smartphone performs better on paper. As for their battery life, the Galaxy J7 lasted for 9 hours and 38 mins while the LG Q6 lasted for 9 hours and 30 mins. There is not much difference with its battery life as shown in our battery test.

For its camera quality, you may check our comparison between the J7 Prime and the OPPO F1s here. As for the LG Q6, we made a review of the smartphone which you can read here.

The Samsung Galaxy J7’s Exynos 7870 performs slightly better than the LG Q6’s Snapdragon 435, however, their GPUs are almost tied with their performance. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has the advantage here.

If users want a better screen display experience, the LG Q6 will be your champion in this match. Aside from its aspect ratio being 18:9, it also has a FullVision display with a 2180 x 1080 resolution compared to the 1920 x 1080 resolution of the J7 Prime. This brings out a better viewing experience when watching movies or playing games.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is priced at Php11,990 (see price listing here) while the LG Q6 is priced at Php12,990 (see price listing here)

Which would you pick? Let us know in the comments section.

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2 Responses

  1. Dark Mode says:

    I bought used Samsung Galaxy J7 in good condition as a secondary android phone. I’ve got what i need: low price, nice Samsung, working internet and popular applications. I never used Samsung phones before, and i really like it now. I work in Nigeria and bought it here: https://jiji.ng/mobile-phones/samsung-galaxy-j7 . Good phone, i can recommend it

  2. Jon Walter says:

    good article

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