LG G3 VS. Samsung Galaxy S5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: LG G3 VS. Samsung Galaxy S5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
9.2
Cost-effectiveness
7.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.2
8
Performance & Hardware
7.6
6.9
Camera
8.5
8.4
Connectivity
9.3
7.3
Battery
8.1
6.3

Basics

Brand

Brand
LG
Aliases
G3 D850, G3 D855, G3 LS990, F400 S
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Presentation

Unveiled
May 2014, 4 years ago
April 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
74.6 mm
146.3 mm
9.0 mm
72.5 mm
142.0 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
149 g
145 g
Usable surface
76 %
69 %
Materials
Plastic
-
Resistance
-
IP67
Colors
Black

Gold

Red

Violet

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5.1"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
534 Pixels per inch
432 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy S5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
CPU
Krait 400
4x1.9 GHz ARM Cortex-A15+ 4x1.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.5 GHz
1.9 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
ARM Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
65.495
Antutu v6, Overall performance better than 79% of devices
44.329
Overall performance better than 66% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Humidity
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Thermometer

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
15.9 Mpx
Pixel size
1.127 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Samsung S5K2P2XX
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.2
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120.0 fps
Yes
60.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
2.1 Mpx
2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • CDMA2000 EX-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B17 (700)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
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SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • FTP (File Transfer Profile)
  • GOEP (Generic Object Exchange Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SAP/SIM/rSAP (SIM Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.377 W/Kg on head
0.314 W/Kg on body
0.638 W/Kg on head
0.326 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.390 W/Kg on head
0.760 W/Kg on body
1.030 W/Kg on head
1.260 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh
2800 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Removable
Wireless charging
Removable

Software

Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Prices

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