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The LG G5 has been released back in April 2016, while the Samsung Galaxy C5 was just unveiled this month and will hit the stores in the next period. We will compare these two smartphones and depending on your tastes, you’ll pick the phone that suits you better.


The LG G5 measures 149.4×73.9×7.7mm and weights 159 grams. The device has a metal body and a modular design, meaning that you can swap in and out extra component modules such as: LG Cam Plus, LG Hi-Fi Plus with B&O Play, LG Tone Platinum Wireless Stereo Headset, LG 360 VR and LG 360 Cam. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy C5 is slimmer and lighter as it measures 145.9x72x6.7mm and weights 143 grams. Its design is simpler and similar to Apple’s iPhone, as it features a full metal body, curved on the edges and with horizontal lines on the back – at the top and bottom. Plus, one of the color options is Rose Gold.


The LG G5 has an IPS LCD display of 5.3-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 554 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The Samsung Galaxy C5 comes with a smaller super AMOLED display of 5.2-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The LG G5 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 4GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy C5 features a Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 405 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.


The LG G5 has an internal storage of 32GB, while the Samsung Galaxy C5 has been released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB. Both devices feature a microSD card slot, so you can add a card with a maximum capacity of 256GB.


The LG G5 sports a dual-primary camera of 16MP and 8MP that features laser autofocus, OIS, LED flash, HDR, panorama, face detection, touch focus, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Samsung Galaxy C5 has a primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 8MP.


The LG G5 comes with a removable battery of 2800, mAh which is more powerful than the 2600 mAh non-removable battery of the Samsung Galaxy C5.