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Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52) vs LG V10 (H961N Dual)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 III vs LG V10 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG V10 XSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)28Points
Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG V10 (H961N Dual)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)

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!

Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)28 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)vsV10 (H961N Dual)7 Advantages LG V10 (H961N Dual)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core72%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+128GB (109GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsStainless steel and plastic frame, glass front, plastic back
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+6.1"7%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP127%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+1/1.7" inches53%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+30W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs18W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+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
1080x2520 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
449 PPIvs+515 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 5MP + 5MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
IP68 certifiedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
ModelXperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)V10 (H961N Dual)
Other model namesSony Xperia 5 III XQBQ52G.UKCX (128GB + 8GB RAM)LG V10 Dual Sim H961N, LG H961N, LG HPF
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
BrandSonyLG
Release dateJune, 2021October, 2015
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 157 millimeters (2.68 x 6.18 in)79.3 x 159.6 millimeters (3.12 x 6.28 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel and plastic frame, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 418
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.1" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI515 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 4
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100, TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
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, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.6"PDAF
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
5 megapixels
5MP
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB SlimPort
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
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 (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Green, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Beige, Ocean Blue, Opal Blue
- 2.1" secondary display 160x1040 pixels
- Dual front camera
- Knock Code
- Hi-Fi DAC sound
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 40min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- MIL-STD-810G certified: shock resistant
Power supplySony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered10080 minutes | 168 hours | 7 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ52)LG V10 (H961N Dual)
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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