LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Google Nexus 6P: specs comparison

LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Google Nexus 6P: specs comparison
The LG G5 is hot out of the oven, and it really brings a lot of excitement to an industry that has been a bit stale lately. The modular body of LG's G5 shows that one can have a metal unibody and a removable battery at the same time. A commendable design feat indeed!

But the expansion module aside, how does the G5 stack up against two other notable Android warriors - the beautifully-crafted Galaxy S6 and the gorgeous Nexus 6P? As we were quite intrigued by this, we devised a brief specs comparison that will show us who's boss... at least on paper, that is!

Check it out below:

LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Google Nexus 6P

Display

Display size

5.3 inches
5.1 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
577 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.15 %
70.48 %
71.60 %

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
 
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
 
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

 
MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
Video calling

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
6.27 x 3.06 x 0.29 inches (159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light
Notification light

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 430

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2550 mAh
3450 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Yes
Yes

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 
23.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
 
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
 
 

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 10 hours

Music playback

 
57.00 hours
100.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours
10.00 hours

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
 
$ 649

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1 Comment

1. droidmac

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 08, 2016

this is useless. why even bother doing a comparison when you dont have most of the details yet

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