LG G5 vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.15 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
 

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

22.4 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
1624 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
13 hours

Wi-Fi

 
13 hours

Music playback

 
50.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
 

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 21, 2016

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.16 W/kg

Body

 
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 499
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