LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy A30

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.15 %
85.24 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 9 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Available to use

22.4 GB
49.6 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

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: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
77.00 hours

Video playback

 
18.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 14, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA305F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.32 W/kg

Body

 
0.52 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.43 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.15 W/kg
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