Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G5

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
554 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.76 %
70.15 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.1 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
22.4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2800 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

 
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

67.00 hours
 

Video playback

13.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 3.0
Yes

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 
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