The first thing that comes to the consumer’s mind while considering which smartphone to buy is the price and whether it will fit his or her budget. When comparing the LG G3 and the Sony Xperia Z2, the LG G3 can be bought at around $450 in the US, whereas the Xperia Z2 is available at a slightly higher price of $535. The G3 is also available at good discounts at Amazon and some other online stores, making it a more affordable phone.
The LG G3 comes with a 5.5 inches screen, QHD and has 16 M colors, with a resolution of 1440 x 2560p and a pixel density of 538 ppi. It is more in the form of a phablet with a special effect screen, which is slightly better than that of the Xperia Z2. The LG G3 screen comes with beautiful images and clear colors, brightness sharpness. It also comes with the unlock mode known as the Knock-on. This means that you can wake the phone or turn it off merely with a double tap or with the use of a Knockcode of your own. You can also tap the rear camera for turning the phone off.
The G3 also comes with a great camera of 13 MP resolution and a good laser focus. However, there aren’t any other exciting features when compared to the camera of the Xperia Z2. The G3 offers all the basic functionalities offering them in a simple interface along with shortcuts that can be personalized. There is also a front camera for selfies and it has been improved upon when compared with the G3. It has wider angles, so that more people can be fitted in the selfie.
The two phones differ in their camera specifications, as the Xperia Z2 comes with an amazing 20.7 MP camera. It can also record in 4K and offers many other novel features, such as defocussing the background and so on. The Xperia Z2 also has an IP58 certification. It is both dust resistant and waterproof. This is a very handy feature of the Xperia Z2 and is very useful for those who want to use it in the beach and so on.
As far as video recording is concerned, the Xperia Z2 is the clear winner due to its 4K recording capabilities. However, the 4K mode does show some problems, as the phone tends to get heated after about ten minutes of recording. On the other hand, the LG G3 has a decent option for recording video and for capturing pictures also at the same time.
The LG G3 has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3, whereas the Xperia Z2 comes with a shatterproof glass and a triluminous display. The Z2 has a glass and metal finish on the front and in the back offering a great finish, though it is a little prone to fingerprints smudges, though resistant to scratches. The Z2 is also a little smaller than the G3 at 5.2 inches screen display, so it is easier to maneuver when compared to the G3. It is also possible to charge the LG G3 wirelessly, whereas the Z2 comes with a TV out and with a better battery life, if you minus the 4K recording aspect.
When comparing the specifications of the G3 and the Z2, both are almost the same. Both the smartphones run on Android 4.4.2 and are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processors. They come with v 2.0 USB and offer support for NFC and Bluetooth connectivity. Both the mobile devices have a RAM of 3 GB. In case of the 16GB internal storage capacity of G3, the RAM is 2 GB. Both phones come in 32 GB versions, and you can extend the capacity by using an SD card up to a maximum of 128 GB.
Both the phones are top smartphones having top of the game features and high-end specs, so there is no wrong choice between them.
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