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LG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)

Side by side comparison between LG Stylus 2 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)
5.7"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)Compare LG Stylus 2 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)

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!

Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)9 Advantages LG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)vsGalaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
+146 grams (5.11 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs160 grams (5.6 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+386 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+5.7"10%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core34%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (9GB available)vs+10GB11%
More internal storage for applications and files
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
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
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

28 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash on both cameras
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+21 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
ModelStylus 2 Plus (K530F)Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Other model namesLG Stylus 2 Plus 4G 16GB, LG-K530F, LGK530F, LG PH2Galaxy J5 SM-J530F/Dual-Sim (16GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)
(Latin America)
South Africa(Latin America)AngolaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)Morocco
South Africa, (Latin America), Angola, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Morocco
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateJune, 2016June, 2017
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)79.6 x 155 millimeters (3.13 x 6.1 in)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)
Weight146 grams (5.11 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 450MhzARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB available)10GB
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
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/upload150/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,17,28)LTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, 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 Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
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 Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 only main camera
2ª cameraLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Titan, Gold, Brown
- LG UI 5.0
- LED notification
- Stylus Pen (Pen Pop)
- KnockON, Knock Code
- QSlide, QuickMemo+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby18900 minutes | 315 hours | 13.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG Stylus 2 Plus (K530F)Samsung Galaxy J5 2017 (SM-J530F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.349W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)
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