Compare LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Feature Comparison

  • The LG G5's got 5.3 inch Screen Size, while Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)'s Screen Size is 5.2 inch
  • Both LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) have same Internal Storage
  • The RAM on LG G5 is 25.0% more
 
LG G5
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Spec Score 
100 /100
85 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
95 Value For Money Score
95 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.3 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1440 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
554 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
2.1GHz 1.8GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Exynos 7880   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
4GB 3GB   
Graphics
Adreno 530 Mali-T830   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
16MP 16MP   
Dual Rear Camera
Yes, +8 MP No   
Front Camera Resolution
8MP 16MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Wide angle, lensOIS, White balance settings, Continuous shooting, Panorama, ISO settings, Scene mode, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Optical image stabilization, Exposure compensation, HDR, Geotagging, Touch focus, Self timer, Face detection, Macro mode f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
4K Video Recording (2160p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, OIS, Laser Autofocus, Dual Tone LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow   
OS Detail
LG 5.0 UI -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 7.0 Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
USB Type C USB Type C   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, Stereo Speakers, InfraRed (IR) Blaster, GPS, FM Radio Water Resistance, Dust Resistance, Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Ambient Light, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope   
IP Rating
- IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)   
Dimensions (mm)
149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9   
Weight
159 grams 157 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio) 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud   
Build Material
Metal Unibody Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories   
Body SAR
- 0.55W/kg   
Head SAR
- 0.88W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual   
Audio Features
Qualcomm aptX -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
23.29GB 23GB   
Card Slot
Yes, + 100GB Google Drive storage Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
256GB 256GB   
OTG Support
Yes No   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
Yes No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - H830, US992 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - H820 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) - H850 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2800mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes, Slide-Out Removable No   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
Yes, Quick Charge 3.0 Yes, Fast Battery Charging   

LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs

Specs
LG G5Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)  
Screen Size 5.3 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 16MP16MP  
RAM 4GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 2800mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 8MP16MP  

LG G5 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • First phone to come with a modular build
  • Sharp display with excellent colour reproduction
  • Dual Cameras on the back allow you to click wide shots
  • Free of bloatware
  • Excellent fingerprint scanner
The Bad
  • Overall build quality of the device takes a beating due to modularity
  • The default battery module does not give adequate battery backup
  • Overall the system UI has light background which hurts the eye in very dark surroundings
  • The modules, which are the USP of the device are not be available easily everywhere

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Water and dust resistance
  • Sharp and bright AMOLED display with tiny bezels
  • Outstanding battery life
The Bad
  • Back panel prone to smudges & fingerprints
  • Not so snappy fingerprint scanner
  • Lacks LED notification
  • Misses out on OIS and 4K video recording

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This page helps you compare LG G5 with Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). When you see LG G5 Vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how LG G5 stands against Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and which one you should buy. The best price of LG G5 is currently Rs. 25,000. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is Rs. 17,990. The prices for both these products were updated December 18, 2017.
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