LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: vote for the better phone

And here we are, ready for yet another face-off on the pages of PhoneArena that's going to determine the future of the galaxy. Well, not really, though we wouldn't be surprised if things get especially heated in the comments; after all, we're pitting two of the most popular flagships against each other here: the LG G3 and the Samsung Galaxy S5...
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99 Comments

85. i.cent90

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 16, 2014

Dude u are a confused fellow u dont knw anytin abt a phone so shut up

86. npaladin2000

Posts: 165; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

"Dude" I own a G3. I've played with an S5 but couldn't bring myself to buy it.

91. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

Have you forgotten the S5 was chosen by readers of PhoneArena as having the best camera in the blind test? Camera is the one thing which ultimately depends on the photos, not the specs.

30. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

PA, please stop spreading misinformation, and stop embarrassing yourselves with your display assessments already. Dr. Raymond Soneira from Display Mate called you out specifically and was very clear on the matter.

32. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

The G3 was released months after the S5 so it makes sense.

33. nottolate

Posts: 52; Member since: Jun 01, 2014

Heck, I think G2 is even better than S5 once you mod it. Besides, I'm running G3 ported Rom on my G2 so where is the difference except for laser?

47. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

What about removable battery? Better button material/feel? Larger screen?

48. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Higher resolution is one thing better... I have a G2 but I do see a good diff from G2 and G3.

80. ERIK05

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 28, 2011

dude what are you smoking? - bigger phisical size on the screen - improved buttons - REMOVABLE BATTERY!!!! - micro sd STORAGE EXPANSION!!!!! - dual tone flash - the obvious spec improvements

99. nottolate

Posts: 52; Member since: Jun 01, 2014

First thing I did when I bought the G2 was remove the buttons on the screen for a bigger screen and went pie. Same with Nexus. Improved buttons...c'mon now. Mine came with free cloud. I also can overclock to 2.8GHZ so specs is neglible. Just not worth another $600 IMO. I'd wait for the 'prime' version or G4.

34. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

Definitely G3 is better in all categories in my opinion. I used to like Samsung but Samboys turned me off to Samsung. They're just as bad as iFanboyz and just as bad Windows Phanboys.

39. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

In your opinion of course. S5 beats G3 in display, interface and camera hands down. Go check reviews.

52. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

By miles. :')

55. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

In what review does it say that the S5 is miles ahead in the camera department? Every review I've seen has stated that they are actually similar in performance. No were near "miles" ahead. Lol and Touchwiz is lightyears behind LG's skin. Thats my opinion and skins are pretty subjective but going off by all the reviews and comments on the internet, not many people really like touchwiz.

53. Brosepower

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 21, 2014

Dude you are so misinformed... Why do you consistently say that the S5 beats the G3 "with reviews?" Do you even read reviews? Go to all of the following websites - verge.com, engadget, phonearena, forbes, ign, trustedreviews, cnet, and many others. I cant really find a single website that rates the s5 higher than the G3... not the other way around. You are definitely entitled to your OPINION and what you think, but your OPINION is not fact. If you think the S5 beats the G3 in display, then great, that is your opinion, ditto with the interface and camera. But dont start saying that tech websites are backing you up when they clearly arent.

54. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Don't get mad, get Glad! Anyways, as always, reviews are subjunctive. The only reviews I actually would ever trust from the internet were from Aaron Baker when he was on Phonedog. Probably the most unbiased reviewer to ever hit the internet.

56. Brosepower

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 21, 2014

Yeah I am not really irritated by anything other than arrogance or worse, ignorance. When people start throwing out their two bits about everything and then claim that everyone under the sun who has a brain is of the same opinion it simply becomes embarrassing for the individual. Reviews are subjective (not subjunctive lol that is a grammatical term indicating the subjunctive mood, but that is another post) but they are done by professionals who, well, as the term implies, review things for their profession. The ignorance that so many on here display due to their own biased opinions is truly astounding. Don't discredit a major tech website who professionally review products as invalid simply because it doesn't agree with what you personally think.

63. Awalker

Posts: 1967; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I agree with you. Reviews are subjective because everyone has different taste. I especially hate when reviewers count a saturated screen as a negative when there's a large segment of consumers who like that type of screen.

59. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

As I said, IN MY OPINION. You must have missed it when I said it. Right there. Plain as day. Don't know how you missed it. You must be one of the aforementioned Samboys I was referring to. Don't much care about what reviewers say because most reviewers nowadays are nothing more than paid shills for companies with no subjectivity.

60. Brosepower

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 21, 2014

No i am defending the G3 here lol. I have the G3 and I have been stating from the beginning that the reviewers say its the better phone to have.

61. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

Apologies. I thought I was replying to StraightEdgeNexus. He's the one running around on this thread calling everyone a fanboy all the while proving himself to be a Samsung fanboy.

64. Awalker

Posts: 1967; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

He's second only to Tech2 when it comes to Samsung.

62. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

@StraightEdgeNexus - As I said, IN MY OPINION. You must have missed it when I said it. Right there. Plain as day. Don't know how you missed it. You must be one of the aforementioned Samboys I was referring to. Don't much care about what reviewers say because most reviewers nowadays are nothing more than paid shills for companies with no subjectivity.

35. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

wth?! when come to mobile, i admit that i love lg,but G3 display is a fail(at least for me) how come got people blindly vote g3 better display? G3 has quite a bad quality display for flagship,honestly s5 better got better screen

38. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Uh these fanboy comments. That is the reason I don't comment much here these days and I'm not going to vote BS.

81. ERIK05

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 28, 2011

the fanboy thing is definnately BS, but remember that companies do pay attention to these websites, and voting for your favorite phone lets them know that they need to step up their game. i think the whole galaxy s5/s5prime ordeal was caused because samsung felt like they had no competition when it comes to android so they felt like they could get away with releasing the s5 early even though it had minor updates compared to the s4. i think lg is teaching them that if you slow down, others are gonna notice and they'll catch up

45. ack68

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 16, 2014

They should have not told you which phone took what picture to avoid the bias. Just pick which one looks best to you.......

57. bonsly16

Posts: 93; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Several of Phonearena's Camera comparisons already proved that the S5 is the better camera among the competition. Why the votes show otherwise?

66. babyboy14622

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

G3 ALL THE WAY

67. 2faraway

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

I love the G3, but being an user of it's predecessor, I can tell something that I missed! "1" 60fps 1080p camera, really LG!! videos shoot by my phone look far smoother compare to G3!!
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