Features Key features of the Galaxy A5  vs LG G5 

screen size

LG G5
5.3"

screen resolution

Galaxy A5
1280 x 720
LG G5
2560 x 1440

memory

Galaxy A5
2 GB
LG G5
4 GB

processor

Galaxy A5
Quad core
LG G5
Quad core

camera resolution

Galaxy A5
13 MP
LG G5
16 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy A5

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Samsung Galaxy A5

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly lighter 123 g vs 159 g Around 25% lighter
Slightly thinner 6.7 mm vs 7.3 mm Around 10% thinner
View of LG G5

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Much higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1280 x 720 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 554 ppi vs 293 ppi Around 90% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Much faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 85% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
More RAM 4 GB vs 2 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More battery capacity 2,800 mA·h vs 2,300 mA·h More than 20% more battery capacity
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Bigger screen 5.3" vs 5" More than 5% bigger screen

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy A5  vs
LG G5 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 5.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 2560 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 293 ppi 554 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.2 GHz 2.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 4 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 16 MP
Resolution 13 MP 16 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 8 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 2,300 mA·h 2,800 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy A5  vs
LG G5 
Weight 123 g 159 g
Thickness 6.7 mm 7.3 mm
Size 69.7 x 139.3 x 6.7 mm 73.9 x 149.4 x 7.3 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 5.0 Android 7.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
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