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Xiaomi Mi 5 (32GB) vs LG G5 (H840)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi 5 vs LG G5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G5 XXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)07Points
Xiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)
5.15"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

4.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non 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 (H840)

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!

Mi 5 (32GB)7 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)vsG5 (H840)12 Advantages LG G5 (H840)
+3GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+129 grams (4.52 ounces)23%
Lighter
vs159 grams (5.57 ounces)
+7.25 millimeters (0.29 inches)6%
Thinner
vs7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+3000 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
1.8Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
428 PPIvs+554 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.15"vs+5.3"3%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP50%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/2.6" inches8%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 4.1MPvs+(front) 8MP94%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0 Marshmallowvs+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

32 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB available)
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
ModelMi 5 (32GB)G5 (H840)
Other model namesXiaomi Mi5 Standard edition 2015105 3GB/32GB, Xiaomi GeminiLG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840
Country or region availableChinaHong KongIndiaMalaysiaPolandSingapore
China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Poland, Singapore
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandXiaomiLG
Release dateApril, 2016March, 2016
Depth7.25 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)69.2 x 144.55 millimeters (2.72 x 5.69 in)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)
Weight129 grams (4.52 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 Lite (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.36Ghz 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
RAM memory3GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (22GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.15" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)428 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
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
CameraXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-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
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
Front camera (secondary)4.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2688x1536 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 size1/3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size2µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 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
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
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
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- MIUI 7.0
- 600nit brightness screen
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
Power supplyXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)LG G5 (H840)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi 5 (32GB)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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