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LG G5 (H840) vs Motorola Edge (256GB)

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

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LG G5 (H840)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
18PointsMotorola Edge (256GB)Compare LG G5 X
Motorola Edge (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2340

64
MP

25mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

G5 (H840)8 Advantages LG G5 (H840)vsEdge (256GB)18 Advantages Motorola Edge (256GB)
+159 grams (5.57 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)21%
Thinner
vs9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+1440x2560 pixels46%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+554 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs385 PPI
+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
5.3"vs+6.7"26%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 16MP + 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches51%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 25MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2800 mAhvs+4500 mAh61%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
LDAF: laser detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
f/1.8 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
ModelG5 (H840)Edge (256GB)
Other model namesLG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840Motorola Edge XT2063, Moto Edge 5G (6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
USA
USA
BrandLGMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2016May, 2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)71.1 x 161.6 millimeters (2.8 x 6.36 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)LG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size5.3" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~95.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)554 PPI385 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 850/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17)LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.452mm1.12µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- 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
- Colors: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- Dual stereo speakers tuned by Waves
- Moto Actions
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G5 (H840)Motorola Edge (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.79W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)
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