Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs LG V20

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
513 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

76.62 %
72.40 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

 
Yes

Resolution

 
1040 x 160 pixels

Touch screen

 
Capacitive

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Laser autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.29 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (159.7 x 78.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Shock

MIL-STD-810 certified

 
Yes

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

54.1 GB
50 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3200 mAh

Charging

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
14.17 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.8 days (426 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Music playback

64.00 hours
 

Video playback

15.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 15, 2015
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.22 W/kg
 

Body

0.76 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.27 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
 
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