25points

Blackphone 2

80points

LG G5 (H840)

93points

LG G7 ThinQ

62points

Meizu Pro 5 32GB

95points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
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136 facts in comparison

Blackphone 2 vs LG G5 (H840) vs LG G7 ThinQ vs Meizu Pro 5 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
25
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80
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93
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62
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95
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Why is Blackphone 2 better than LG G5 (H840) & LG G7 ThinQ & Meizu Pro 5 32GB & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

Why is LG G5 (H840) better than Blackphone 2 & LG G7 ThinQ & Meizu Pro 5 32GB & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Has a removable battery
  • Height
    149.4mmvs152.4,153.2,156.7,162.5mm
  • Volume
    85.01cm³vs91.982544,87.019132,91.66949999999999,104.533cm³

Why is LG G7 ThinQ better than Blackphone 2 & LG G5 (H840) & Meizu Pro 5 32GB & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Width
    71.9mmvs76.4,73.9,78,74.8mm
  • Has timelapse function

Why is Meizu Pro 5 32GB better than Blackphone 2 & LG G5 (H840) & LG G7 ThinQ & Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • Thickness
    7.5mmvs7.9,7.7,7.9,8.6mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Blackphone 2 & LG G5 (H840) & LG G7 ThinQ & Meizu Pro 5 32GB?

  • Battery power
    3300mAhvs3060,2800,3000,3050mAh
  • Screen size
    6.3"vs5.5,5.3,6.1,5.7"
  • RAM
    6GBvs3,3,4,3GB
  • Internal storage
    256GBvs16,32,64,32GB
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has a curved display

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

7.9mm

7.7mm

7.9mm

7.5mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

76.4mm

73.9mm

71.9mm

78mm

74.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

152.4mm

149.4mm

153.2mm

156.7mm

162.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

91.98cm³

85.01cm³

87.02cm³

91.67cm³

104.53cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 3120px

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.screen size

5.5"

5.3"

6.1"

5.7"

6.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.Has an AMOLED display
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has an IPS screen
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.Has AES
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

3GB

3GB

4GB

3GB

6GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

16MP

16MP & 16MP

21.1MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

8MP

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.Has laser autofocus
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

2

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

3060mAh

2800mAh

3000mAh

3050mAh

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a removable battery
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

5.Supports fast charging
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
5.Is free and open source
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Blackphone 2
LG G5 (H840)
LG G7 ThinQ
Meizu Pro 5 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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