LG G4 VS. LG G5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: LG G4 VS. LG G5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
No price,
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8.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.2
6.7
Performance & Hardware
5.7
7.2
Camera
7.6
7.8
Connectivity
7.5
7.7
Battery
4.6
4.1

Basics

Brand

Brand
LG
LG
Aliases
--
--

Release Date

Release date
April 2015, 4 years ago
February 2016, 3 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
76.1 mm
148.9 mm
9.8 mm
73.9 mm
149.4 mm
7.7 mm
Weight
155 g
159 g
Usable surface
73 %
70 %
Materials
Leather
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Brown

Gold

Gray

Red

White
Gold

Gray

Pink

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5.3"
Type
LCD IPS Sharp
LCD IPS
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
534 Pixels per inch
554 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Quantum display
  • Scratch resistant
  • 3D Arc Glass
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
CPU
Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 + Dual-core 1.82 GHz
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Hexa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 418
Adreno 530 624MHz

RAM

RAM
3 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
65.507
Overall performance better than 62% of devices
151.337 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 83% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.120 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.8
f/1.8
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • 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)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

0.578 W/Kg on head
0.392 W/Kg on body
0.596 W/Kg on head
1.040 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.921 W/Kg on head
0.517 W/Kg on body
0.980 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
2800 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Removable
Fast Charging
Removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo

Prices

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