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LG Aristo (M210) vs LG G5 (VS987)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG Aristo vs LG G5 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG Aristo (M210)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2410
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG G5 (VS987)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG G5 (VS987)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Aristo (M210)1 Advantage LG Aristo (M210)vsG5 (VS987)23 Advantages LG G5 (VS987)
+142 grams (4.97 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs159 grams (5.57 ounces)
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (9GB user free)vs+32GB (22GB user free)144%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC63 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+554 PPI88%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.3"6%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP199%
Higher resolution main camera
Autofocusvs+LDAF: laser detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FingerprintAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2410 mAhvs+2800 mAh16%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB

24 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
HDR photo only main camera / HDR photo/video only main camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Android 7.0 Nougat
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
ModelAristo (M210)G5 (VS987)
Other model namesT-Mobile LG Aristo, LGM210, LG-M210, LG PP2Verizon LG G5 VS987, LG VS987
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGLG
Release dateJanuary, 2017March, 2016
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)
Weight142 grams (4.97 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (9GB user free)32GB (22GB user free)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networksLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900 (Bands 2,4,5,12)LTE Cat9 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MP f/2.4 12mm 1/3.2
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/5" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Silver
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D glass screen
- Quick Selfie
- HAC M3/T3
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
- LG 360 VR supported
- LG CAM Plus supported
- 3D Arc Glass screen
- Modular battery
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2410 mAh2800 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 days
Radiation rateLG Aristo (M210)LG G5 (VS987)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered