Features Key features of the Galaxy S6  vs LG G5 

screen size

Galaxy S6
5.1"
LG G5
5.3"

screen resolution

Galaxy S6
2560 x 1440
LG G5
2560 x 1440

memory

Galaxy S6
3 GB
LG G5
4 GB

processor

Galaxy S6
Octa core
LG G5
Quad core

camera resolution

Galaxy S6
16 MP
LG G5
16 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S6

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Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 32 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
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
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Lighter 138 g vs 159 g Around 15% lighter
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 30x higher def video
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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
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
More RAM 4 GB vs 3 GB Around 35% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Slightly more battery capacity 2,800 mA·h vs 2,550 mA·h Around 10% more battery capacity
Slightly bigger screen 5.3" vs 5.1" Around 5% bigger screen

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S6  vs
LG G5 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.1" 5.3"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 554 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.2 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
RAM 3 GB 4 GB
Internal storage 128 GB 32 GB

photo & video

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

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 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

Capacity 2,550 mA·h 2,800 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
LG G5 
Weight 138 g 159 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 7.3 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 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 7.0 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 Bluetooth
Samsung Galaxy S6
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