Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5 Comparison



So, Finally LG and Samsung has launched their flagship phones at Barcelona.  Both Smartphone’s has got really impressive specification and features. LG G5 Flagship also got few more friends magic slot, to kick off Samsung. But Samsung still have many reasons to remain best android phone this year. Here we have “ Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5 “ Head to head comparison. So, let’s see who the Boss from these two giants is.

Galaxy S7 vs LG G5


Samsung Galaxy S7 or LG G5 – Specs Comparison

So, finally we have complete specification and features of Galaxy S7 and LG G5 Flagships, Let’s check out head to head comparison below:

SmartphoneLG G5Galaxy S7
Display5.3 inches IPS LCD,
1440 X 2560 pixels,
~554 ppi
5.1 inches Super AMOLED,
1440 X 2560 pixels resolution,
~577 ppi
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4
Always-on display,
LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
IP68 Water and Scratch Resistant,
Corning Gorilla Glass
Always-on display, TouchWiz UI
OSAndroid v6.0.1Android v6.0
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 820
Dual Core 2.15 GHz Kryo & Dual-core 1.6GHz Kryo
Snapdragon 820, Exynos 8890 Octa
Dual Core 2.15 GHz Kryo & Dual-core 1.6GHz Kryo
Quad Core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.6GHz Cortex-A53
Graphic ProcessorAdreno 530Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12
RAM4 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Storage32 GB Internal,
microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
32 / 64 GB Internal,
microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot) – single SIM model
microSD, up to 200 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model
Camera16 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.4)
8 MP, f/2.0, [email protected]
12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm
5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call camera
USBv3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-GomicroUSB v2.0, USB Host
BatteryRemovable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery 3000 mAhLi-Ion Non-removable battery
Fast ChargingYesYes
Fingerprint sensorsYesYes
Price$650 USD (expected)$699 USD


Display Matters!

LG G5 Smartphone is reported to come with a 5.3-inch display while at the other hand Galaxy S7 will have 5.1-inch 1440 X 2560 QHD display. As per display, both phones has QHD resolution but Galaxy Flagship has pretty decent standing with AMOLED while LG just has IPS LCD. Samsung flagship has IP68 Standards water and scratch protection while LG has Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

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These giant phones are going to run with a 4GB RAM but here comes with main thing “processor!”. LG G5 is going to run on Advance Snapdragon 820 processor which is a 64-bit architecture Quad Core. It will run about 2.15 GHz per cycles. Samsung will launch both Snapdragon and Exynos version of Galaxy S7, the Exynos 8890 is an Octa core processor with 2.3 GHz means this is really an exceptional improvement by Samsung. If we compare Exynos with snapdragon, then Exynos is comparatively more powerful.


Camera specs of Galaxy S7 & LG G5

According LG’s official announcement, LG G5 Smartphone is going to have 16 mega pixels back camera and 8 megapixels front camera with laser focus. It will come with some really great bunch of sensor compromising fingerprint, Dual Sided LED flash, HDR, touch focus, and Optical image stabilisations. While at the other hand Samsung is going to have 12.2 MP primary and 5 MP front camera. But this time Galaxy lineup has f/1.7 aperture camera lenses which offers large pixels and able to shoot better images even in darker places.


What makes them – Next Generation Smartphone!

A few week back, we got a news that we can see something special in next Samsung flagship. It’s nothing new to us as we are expecting these specs from the time of Galaxy S4 Era. Yes, this time it’s looks to be true. Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5, both will have fingerprint sensors and fast charing. But LG still have a faster charging capability with Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

Other specs

If you are lazzy and loves wireless charging features, then Samsung is going to be your choice as LG G5 doesn’t have wireless charging this year. Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge variants are available in 32GB & 64GB storage capacity with Micro SD card support up to 200 GB which you will see a 32GB variant with micro SD card support in LG’s flagship.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs. LG G5 – Price and Release date

As we already said both of these phones are going to release next year in around March 2016. The price of Galaxy S7 can be high this time which is around 699 USD while LG G5 is reported to a bit affordable and come under $650 USD.

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From LG we have seen a modular all metal unibody design but it’s quite dramatic how LG still manages to bring removable battery and micro SD cards. LG G5 has got few more friends with it eg. magic slot for improving camera and battery features. Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphone is going to be available by March 11 and for customers booking Galaxy S7 before 11, company is gifting a Galaxy VR for free. So, if you are think to get one then be in hurry.

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21 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5 Comparison

  1. KnYa

    I just wish the g5 had water resistant protection

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