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LG G5 (H840) vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)

Side by side comparison between LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 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
12PointsSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)Compare LG G5 X
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)

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)10 Advantages LG G5 (H840)vsGalaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+5.3"4%
Larger screen
vs5.1"
+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP50%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+2800 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
159 grams (5.57 ounces)vs+132 grams (4.62 ounces)20%
Lighter
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
554 PPIvs+576 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device

33 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB available) / 32GB (24GB available)
16 million
1440x2560 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF: laser detection autofocus / Autofocus
OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
ModelG5 (H840)Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Other model namesLG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840Galaxy S6 Edge G925FQ, Samsung Zero
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
Turkey
Turkey
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2016April, 2015
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)70.1 x 142.1 millimeters (2.76 x 5.59 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)132 grams (4.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzARM Mali-T760 MP8
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (24GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.3" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~72% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)554 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17)LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, 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 G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
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)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
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
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
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: Black, Green, White, Gold
- Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G5 (H840)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925FQ 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.55W/kg (head) | 1.19W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.328W/kg (head) | 0.296W/kg (body)
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