LG Optimus G vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 768 pixels, 318 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 576 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

69.29 %
69.76 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 450, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 420

RAM:

2GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.0.4)
Android (4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus)
16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/2.6"

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling
HDR, EIS

Front:

1.3 MP
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches (131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Black, Gold, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 18(800 Lower), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700 b)

UMTS:

Bands 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 18, 2012
Aug 08, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZNFE973
A3LSMG901F

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.70 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.44 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 28, 2012
FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless