PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy Note 5 vs G3

Performance

Processing power and speed

LG G3
7.7
Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

LG G3
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from gsmarena.com, phonearena.com and mobiletechreview.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Note 5 vs LG G3

geekbench Processor and memory performance

LG G3
2,272

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Significantly better overall performance 4,261 vs 2,272 Around 90% better geekbench score
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More RAM 4 GB vs 3 GB Around 35% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 8.9 mm Around 15% thinner
Slightly bigger screen 5.7" vs 5.5" Around 5% bigger screen
Back view of LG G3

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Faster processor 2.5 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Longer standby time 32,832 min vs 20,160 min Around 65% longer standby time
Lighter 149 g vs 171 g Around 15% lighter
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Note 5  vs LG G3 

9.0
9.2
The second key aspect of this IPS LCD screen is the resolution.
LG G3

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy Note 5  vs
LG G3 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.7" 5.5"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 515 ppi 534 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.5 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
RAM 4 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Resolution 16 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 2.1 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 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

Talk time 1,260 min 1,140 min
Talk time (3G) 1,320 min 1,260 min
Standby time 20,160 min 32,832 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 3,000 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Note 5  vs
LG G3 
Weight 171 g 149 g
Thickness 7.6 mm 8.9 mm
Size 76.1 x 153.2 x 7.6 mm 74.6 x 146.3 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 7.0 Android 6.0
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 Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
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