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LG G5 (H850) vs LG G5 (H840)

Side by side comparison between LG G5 (H850) vs LG G5 (H840) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G5 (H850)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG G5 (H840)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG G5 (H850)

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46 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB available)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
159 grams (5.57 ounces)
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
1440x2560 pixels
+39 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
ModelG5 (H850)G5 (H840)
Other model namesLG G5 4G H850, LG H850LG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840
Country or region availableSouth Africa(Europe)
South Africa, (Europe)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandLGLG
Release date3/31/20163/31/2016
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.3" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)554 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17,30)LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17)
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

📷 Camera

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
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/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical 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/video only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 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" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
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

🔌 Connectivity

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy20 hours20 hours
Standby380 hours (15.8 days)380 hours (15.8 days)

➕ Other features

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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
- 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

☢️ Radiation rate

LG G5 (H850)LG G5 (H840)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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