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Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs LG G5

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Status

  • platform

  • OS

  • Chipset

  • CPU

  • GPU

  • camera

  • Rear

  • Front

  • Video

  • Features

  • display

  • Size

  • Resolution

  • Technology

  • Protection

  • Multitouch

  • battery

  • General

  • Stand By

  • Talk time

  • body

  • Dimensions

  • Weight

  • Build

  • SIM card

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

  • Card slot

  • comms

  • WLAN

  • Bluetooth

  • GPS

  • NFC

  • Radio

  • USB

  • Infrared port

  • features

  • Sensors

  • Messaging

  • Browser

  • Java

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

  • network

  • Technology

  • 2G bands

  • 3G bands

  • 4G bands

  • Speed

  • GPRS

  • EDGE

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Samsung Galaxy S8+

  • Price

    $574.99

  • Advantages

  • PLATFORM Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA

    PLATFORM CPU: Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US model Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA

    PLATFORM GPU: Adreno 540 - US model

    CAMERA Rear: 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash

    CAMERA Front: 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR

    DISPLAY Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)

    BATTERY General: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2017, March

  • Status

    Coming soon. Exp. release 2017, April 21st

  • platform

  • OS

    Android OS, v7.0

  • Chipset

    Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - US model Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA

  • CPU

    Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - US model Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA

  • GPU

    Adreno 540 - US model

  • camera

  • Rear

    12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash

  • Front

    8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR

  • Video

    2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, dual-video rec.

  • Features

    1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama

  • display

  • Size

    6.2 inches

  • Resolution

    1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 - 3D Touch (home button only) - Always-on display - TouchWiz UI

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

  • Stand By

  • Talk time

  • body

  • Dimensions

    159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)

  • Weight

    173 g (6.10 oz, 0.38 lb)

  • Build

    Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel

  • SIM card

    Single SIM

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    64 GB, 4 GB RAM

  • Card slot

    microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model

  • comms

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

  • NFC

    Yes

  • Radio

    No

  • USB

    v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

  • Infrared port

  • features

  • Sensors

    Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

  • Messaging

    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5

  • Java

    No

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Technology

    GSM / HSPA / LTE

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

  • 4G bands

    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2016, February

  • Status

    Available. Released 2016, April

  • platform

  • OS

    Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

  • Chipset

    Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

  • CPU

    Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)

  • GPU

    Adreno 530

  • camera

  • Rear

    Dual 16 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.4), laser autofocus, 2x optical zoom, OIS (3-axis), LED flash

  • Front

    8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p@30fps

  • Video

    2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.

  • Features

    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR

  • display

  • Size

    5.3 inches

  • Resolution

    1440 x 2560 pixels (~554 ppi pixel density)

  • Technology

    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

  • Protection

    Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Always-on display - LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI

  • Multitouch

    Yes

  • battery

  • General

    Removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery

  • Stand By

    About 400 h

  • Talk time

    About 20 h

  • body

  • Dimensions

    149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm (5.88 x 2.91 x 0.30 in)

  • Weight

    159 g (5.61 oz, 0.35 lb)

  • Build

  • SIM card

    Single SIM

  • Miscellaneous

  • Colors

    Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink

  • memory

  • Internal Storage & RAM

    32 GB, 4 GB RAM

  • Card slot

    microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single SIM microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM

  • comms

  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

  • Bluetooth

    v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD

  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

  • NFC

    Yes

  • Radio

    FM radio

  • USB

    v3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

  • Infrared port

    Yes

  • features

  • Sensors

    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum

  • Messaging

    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

  • Browser

    HTML5

  • Java

    No

  • sound

  • 3.5mm jack

    Yes

  • network

  • Technology

    GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE

  • 2G bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) CDMA 800 / 1900 - VS987, US992

  • 3G bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - H850 HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - H830, US992 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - H820 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - VS987 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - H860N

  • 4G bands

    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) - H850 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 20(800) - H830 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)

  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps or LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

  • GPRS

    Yes

  • EDGE

    Yes

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  • Summary

    The Samsung Galaxy S8+ uses a faster CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) in comparison with the G5. It is a significant difference between these models as powerful CPU allows the user to play more part of modern games without lags.

    The Samsung Galaxy S8+ has more powerful graphics processor Adreno 540 - US model thanks to which you will be able to play more number of the latest game apps.

    The Samsung Galaxy S8+ has better back camera specifications which makes it a better buy for those who want to make high quality pictures. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ front camera specifications are better than that of the G5: (8 megapixels and 1.7 aperture versus 8 megapixels and 2 aperture). If you like to shoot selfies then you have to keep in mind this advantage.

    The Galaxy S8+ has 4K UHD (1440 x 2960 pixels) display resolution with 530 ppi pixel density which is more high in compare to the G5 4K UHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display resolution with 554 ppi pixel density. It makes this phone a right choice for playing games. The G5 device is easier to carry as it has more portable dimensions than the Galaxy S8+: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm versus 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm. The LG G5 model weight 159g which is 14g lighter in compare with the weight of the Samsung Galaxy S8+.

    The Galaxy S8+ has a better battery life as it is equipped with 3500mah battery which is 700mah bigger compared to the LG G5 cell. That's mean this model will work longer without charging.

    The Galaxy S8+ has 7 advantages and the G5 only 3 so the Galaxy S8+ is the best buy. Check the list of the best offers on Amazon.