Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

576 ppi
554 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.30 %
70.15 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White
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

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 530

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

24.5 GB
22.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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 OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 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

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 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

55.00 hours
 

Video playback

16.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
 

Body

1.06 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 699
 
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