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 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Camera

Rear

Yes
Yes
Yes

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
 
 

Flash

LED
LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Effects

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
 

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

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
 
 

Slot Type

microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD
 
 

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

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)
 
23.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Stand-by time

 
 
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1382 min)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 27 days (644 h)
 
 

Internet use

 
 
 

3G

 
10 hours
 

LTE

 
12 hours
10 hours

Wi-Fi

 
12 hours
10 hours

Music playback

 
57.00 hours
100.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 
800, 1900 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
 
Bands 41

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS

Connectivity

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay
 

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
 
$ 649

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1 Comments

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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