The LG G5 has hit the stores in April 2016, while the Samsung Galaxy S7 has been released in March 2016. They’re both flagship smartphones, so they have high end specs and premium designs, but if you’re not decided which one to buy, this comparison might help you pick the device that suits your needs.
The LG G5 measures 149.4×73.9×7.7mm and weights 159 grams. It has a metallic body with a module-based design, which allows you to replace various components and to improve the phone’s capabilities. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is slightly thicker and lighter, as it measures 142.4×69.6×7.9mm and weights 152 grams, but it has a glass back and a metal frame and its interior is protected against dust and water.
The LG G5 features an IPS LCD display of 5.3-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 554 ppi. The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a smaller super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 577 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The LG G5 features 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 S7 has been released in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 Octa
– Processor: dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or a quad-core Mongoose CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz
– Graphics Card: Adreno 530 or Mali-T880 MP12
– RAM: 4GB of RAM.
The LG G5 has been released with an internal storage of 32GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S7 comes in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB, but you can expand it up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The LG G5 sports a dual-primary camera of 16MP+8MP that features laser autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR, touch focus and a secondary camera of 8MP. The Samsung Galaxy S7 has a primary camera of 12MP that features OIS, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP.
The LG G5 comes with a removable battery of 2800 mAh which is less powerful than the non-removable battery of 3000 mAh that the Samsung Galaxy S7 comes with.
Take your mobile photography game to the next level with this affordable clip-on lens kit from Xenvo. Comes with a macro lens and a super wide angle lens that easily clip onto your phone for professional-grade photos on the go.