LG G5 VS. LG G6: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: LG G5 VS. LG G6. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8
Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.7
7.6
Performance & Hardware
7.4
7.4
Camera
8.1
8.1
Connectivity
7.8
8
Battery
4.1
6.1

Basics

Brand

Brand
LG
LG
Aliases
--
LGM-G600K, LGM-G600L, LGM-G600S

Release Date

Release date
February 2016, 3 years ago
February 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.9 mm
149.4 mm
7.7 mm
71.9 mm
148.9 mm
7.9 mm
Weight
159 g
163 g
Usable surface
70 %
78 %
Materials
Metal
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
-
IP68
Colors
Gold

Gray

Pink

Silver
Black

Gray

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.3"
5.7"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1440 x 2880 px
Density
554 Pixels per inch
565 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 3D Arc Glass
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 2.2GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.2GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Dual cluster Kryo 2x2.4GHz + 2x1.6GHz
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.2 GHz
2.4 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 624MHz
Adreno 530

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
151.337 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 86% of devices
156.293 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 87% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
16 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
1.120 µm
1.133 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX234 Exmor RS
Sony IMX258
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.8
f/1.8
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 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
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • 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
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • 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)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (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)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • 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
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano 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
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • 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)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

0.596 W/Kg on head
1.040 W/Kg on body
0.235 W/Kg on head
0.153 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.980 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body
1.158 W/Kg on head
0.735 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2800 mAh
3300 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 7.0 Nougat

Prices

Prices

Prices