Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) vs LG G5

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
554 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

74.51 %
70.15 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 inches (156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Metal; Frame: Glass
Back: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Yes
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

23.5 GB
22.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
 

UMTS

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

Data

 
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time (4G)

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

Internet use

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

44.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
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, TTY/TDD
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