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Both the LG G3 and Samsung Galaxy S5 have been released in 2014, but in different months. Even if two years have passed since these devices have been launched, we can say that they’re still very popular because they have some good specifications that attract many buyers. If you’re undecided which phone to buy, check out this comparison and see which devices suits your needs better.


The LG G3 measures 146.3×74.6×8.9mm and weights 149 grams. It has a faux metal back and a floating arc design, just like its predecessor. However, the physical buttons – Volume and Power, have been placed under the rear camera, but you can easily reach them. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S5 measures 142×72.5×8.1mm and weights 145 grams. Its design is a bit disappointing, because the back has an ugly dotted pattern and the shell is made of plastic.


The LG G3 features a true HD-IPS display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 432 ppi and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

Both devices feature a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset, a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5GHz and an Adreno 330 graphics. The LG G3 has been released in two RAM variants of 3GB and 2GB, while the Samsung Galaxy S5 has 2GB of RAM.


The LG G3 comes with an internal storage of 16GB, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, but if you need more space, don’t worry, because you are able to attach a microSD card with a capacity up to 128GB.


The LG G3 sports a primary camera of 13MP (located in the rear side of the handset) that features dual-LED flash, OIS, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 2.1MP (located in the front side of the smartphone). The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a better primary camera of 16MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 2MP.


Both devices feature removable batteries, but the one found on the LG G3 has a capacity of 3000 mAh and it’s more powerful than the 2800 mAh battery that’s powering the Samsung Galaxy S5.

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