LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
516 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.15 %
83.51 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 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, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 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
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

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
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

MSRP price

 
$ 1000
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