LG G4 vs LG G5

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 538 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 554 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

72.46 %
70.15 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor:

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 418
Adreno 530

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 21.9 GB
32GB, available to use: 22.4 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

8 MP

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
5.61 oz (159.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Interchangeable covers

Keys:

Back: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control

Colors:

Black, Gray, Brown, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 16, 2015

FCC ID value:

ZNFH815 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.75 W/kg

Body:

0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.34 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.61 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Handsfree, Charger, USB cable, Manual

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 28, 2015
Feb 21, 2016
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