Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 5 versus LG G5

design options

Device type:

Smart phone

Smart phone

OS:

Android

Android

Form factor:

Candybar

Candybar

Dimensions:

6.04 x 3.00 x 0.31 inches (153.3 x 76.1 x 7.9 mm) mm

5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches (149.4 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm) mm

Design features:

Stylus

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Weight:

5.61 oz (159 g) g

Materials:

Main body: Metal

Keys:

Left: Volume control

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40

Data:

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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Nano SIM:

Global Roaming:

display options

Physical size:

5.7 inches

5.3 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

515 ppi

554 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

76.62 %

70.15 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Fingerprint (touch)

camera info

Camera:

16 megapixels

16 megapixels

Flash:

LED

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging

Settings:

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control

Shooting Modes:

Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Effects

Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama

Camcorder:

3840x2160 (4K), 1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front-facing camera:

5 megapixels

8 megapixels

Aperture size:

F1.8

Camera sensor size:

1/2.6"

Pixel size:

1.12 μm

Hardware Features:

Dual-camera (8-megapixel, 135-degree viewing angle, F2.4 aperture), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Laser)

Software Features:

Manual focus, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Geo tagging

hardware info

System chip:

Exynos 7422

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996

Processor:

8-core, 64-bit

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

Graphics processor:

Adreno 530

System memory:

4096 MB RAM

4 GB RAM (Quad-channel) / LPDDR4

Built-in storage:

32 GB

32 GB

Maximum User Storage:

24 GB

23 GB

Storage expansion:

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 2000 GB

battery info

Capacity:

4100 mAh

2800 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Fast Charge:

Talk time:

20.00 hours

Stand-by time:

15.8 days (380 hours)

multimedia info

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital Plus

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

YouTube player:

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio:

FM

technology info

Positioning:

GPS, A-GPS

GPS, A-GPS

Navigation:

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

phone features info

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

connectivity info

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

3.5mm

Charging connector:

microUSB

USB Type-C (reversible)

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

other features info

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Accelerometer, Compass

regulatory approval info

FCC approval:

Date approved:

22 Aug 2015

12 Mar 2016

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

0.52 W/kg

Body:

1.09 W/kg

1.24 W/kg

Product Specific Use:

1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

1.50 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.24 W/kg

availability info

Scheduled release:

21 Aug 2015

Officially announced:

21 Feb 2016