LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

70.15 %
69.74 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

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

Second camera

8 megapixels
 

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
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
Panorama, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

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
2 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.55 x 2.76 x 0.34 inches (141 x 70.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

Left: Volume control
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Silver

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-T720

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
1.5 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
16 GB

Available to use

22.4 GB
10 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M3, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

Talk time

25.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Memo
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 08, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ327A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.73 W/kg

Body

 
1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.32 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.10 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 21, 2016
May 14, 2017
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