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LG G5 review: specs and price

LG G5

Why is LG G5 better than the average?

  • Pixel density
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    554ppivs343.97ppi
  • RAM
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    4GBvs3.69GB
  • Resolution
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    1440 x 2560pxvs1.71MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    2160 x 30fpsvs48817.62fps
  • Download speed
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    300MBits/svs238.44MBits/s
  • Wide aperture (main camera)
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    f/2.4 & f/1.8vsf/1.9
  • Weight
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    159gvs166.76g
  • Number of microphones
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    2vs1.73

Price comparison

LG G5

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$72.62

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$629.00
LG G5 AmazonLG G5 VS987 32GB Silver - Verizon (Renew...LG G5 VS987 32GB Silver - Verizon (Renewed)
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$164.97
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Design

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

73.9mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.height

149.4mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.volume

85.01cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

1440 x 2560px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
Gorilla Glass is one of the most popular brands of chemically strengthened glass, manufactured by Corning. Several versions have been developed, the newer ones being more durable and providing better damage resistance.

Performance

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
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.
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.
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

Audio

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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.
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Price comparison

LG G5

Buy used:

$72.62

ProductStorePrice
LG G5 AmazonLG G5 H850 32GB (GSM Only, No CDMA) Fact...LG G5 H850 32GB (GSM Only, No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 4G/LTE Smartphone - International Version (Dusty Pink)
Amazon logo
$629.00
LG G5 AmazonLG G5 VS987 32GB Silver - Verizon (Renew...LG G5 VS987 32GB Silver - Verizon (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$164.97
LG G5 aliexpressLG G5 Refurbished-Original Unlocked LG G...LG G5 Refurbished-Original Unlocked LG G5 H840 Quad Core 5.7 Inches 4GB RAM 32GB ROM WIFI GPS 16.0MP 13.0MP LTE 4G Mobile Phone
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$99.34

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