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Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 and Xiaomi Mi 5 are three devices that will be released in the upcoming weeks. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Xiaomi Mi 5 are expected to come next month, while the LG G5 will probably be released sometime in April 2016. Today we’re going to compare these handsets so that you will get an idea which one from these three devices is better for you.

Designs

The Galaxy S7 measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams. It has an identical design as its predecessor: a shiny glass back and a metal frame. The LG G5 is thinner as it measures 149.4×73.9×7.7mm and weights 159 grams, while its body is made of metal and the physical buttons are now placed on the sides. Lastly, the Xiaomi Mi 5 is thinner and slimmer than both of the previous devices as it measures 144.6×69.2×7.3mm and weights 139 grams. As for its design, the back panel is also made of panel and has a metal band wrapping around the frame.

Displays

The Galaxy S7 has a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 ppi. The LG G5 features an IPS LCD display of 5.3-inch also with a QHD resolution, but which gives a lower pixel density of 554 pixels. Finally, the Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with an IPS LCD display of 5.15-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and 428 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Galaxy S7 comes in two variants of chipsets, processors and graphics cards, as follows:



– a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a quad-core processor formed from a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz and a Adreno 530 graphics card.
– an Exynos 8890 Octa chipset, an octa-core processor formed from a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 2.3GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.6GHz and a Mali-T880 MP12 graphics card.

Both Galaxy S7 variants come with 4GB of RAM.

The LG G5 features a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a quad-core processor formed from a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 2.15GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 will be released with a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, an Adreno 530 graphics card and in two variants of processors and RAM as follows:

– quad-core processor formed from a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.8GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz and 3GB of RAM.
– quad-core processor formed from a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo processor clocked at 1.6GHz and 4GB of RAM.

Storages

The Galaxy S7 will be released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, which you will be able to expand up to 200GB using a microSD card. The LG G5 will feature an internal storage of 32GB, but don’t worry, because it supports expansion up to 200GB, while the Xiaomi Mi 5 will be released in three internal storage variants of 32GB (3GB of RAM), 64GB (3GB of RAM) and 128GB (4GB of RAM), which can’t be expanded.

Cameras

The Galaxy S7 sports a primary camera of 12MP that will feature OIS, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, auto-HDR, panorama and a secondary camera of 5MP. On the other hand, the LG G5 has dual-camera (primary) of 16MP + 8MP with OIS, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, panorama, touch focus and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with a primary camera of 16MP that offers OIS, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and a secondary camera of 4MP.

The primary cameras are found on the rear side of the handsets, while the secondary cameras sit on the front side of the smartphones.

Batteries

The Galaxy S7 and Xiaomi Mi 5 have non-removable batteries of 3000 mAh, while the LG G5 is powered by a replaceable battery of 2800 mAh.

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