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LG G6 (H870i) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G6 (H870i)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2880

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3230
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Compare LG G6 X
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G6 (H870i)

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!

G6 (H870i)18 Advantages LG G6 (H870i)vsGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+1440x2880 pixels100%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+565 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+5.7"10%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP63%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+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)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3230 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
2.35Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)4%
Lighter
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

31 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available) / 64GB (52GB available)
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
ModelG6 (H870i)Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Other model namesLG G6 (64GB) H870i, LG-H870i, LGH870iGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateApril, 2017January, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 148.9 millimeters (2.83 x 5.86 in)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 650MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.0
64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)565 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.41/4"12mm125ºFF
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length30mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length18mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Astro black, Mystic white, Ice platinum
- LG UX 6.0 UI
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Slow motion 720p@120fps
- Dolby Vision/HDR10
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- Knock Code, KnockOn
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3230 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby23040 minutes | 384 hours | 16 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G6 (H870i)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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