Comparison Between LG G4 vs Galaxy S5 Smartphones

Today, in this article, we are going to compare the most powerful LG G4 and the Samsung Galaxy S5. The LG G4 smartphone has large Quad HD IPS Quantum display that offers great visual experience. While the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comes with a Full HD Super AMOLED display that provides bright and sharp visuals while watching high HD quality movies and videos.

Galaxy S5 vs LG G4If you are an owner of Samsung galaxy S5 smartphone and looking to upgrade your smartphone to the new LG G4 smartphone then, this comparison can be helping you. Let’s check it out, in our comparison of the LG G4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 that this upgrade is worthy or not.

Compare LG G4 vs Galaxy S5 with Specification

Display and Design

The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comes with large 5.1 inches (129.4mm) Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution Super AMOLED type capacitive touch screen display that offers bright and sharp colors while watching high-quality movies or gaming. The display Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone supports up to 16-million colors for the great visual experience. The Display of Galaxy S5 smartphone also supports 432 pixels per inches of pixel density.

On the other hand, the LG G4 smartphone comes with a large 5.5 inches (13.97cm) of Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution IPS Quantum capacitive touch screen display that provides an unmatched visual experience. The Display of the LG G4 smartphone comes with an improved resolution, contrast, brightness and color range than the previous version. It also supports 538 pixels per inches of Pixel density.

Coming to the design, like the other Galaxy smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comes with a simple Metal effect bezel and rubberized body design.

On the other hand, the LG G4 smartphone comes with a durable slim arc body design along with the vegetable tanned full grain leather back covers that offers perfect grip to hold smartphone on your palm. On the rear side of the smartphone, you will find the Camera sensor, Laser, LED flash, Volume rocker key, and Power button. At bottom of the smartphone, you will find the Micro USB Port and 3.5mm Audio Combo jack.

Performance and Operating system

For the performance, the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5Ghz of Quad Core 64-bit processor along with the 2GB or LPDDR type RAM that offers faster and smooth performance while multitasking or streaming movies online. For the Graphics, the Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with an Adreno 330 GPU that can render high-quality graphics while gaming or watching movies.

On the other hand, the LG G4 smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with 1.8GHz 64-bit Hexa-Core processor along with the massive 3GB LPDDR RAM memory that offers a faster and smooth performance while gaming or streaming media online. For the Graphics, the LG G4 smartphone comes with an Adreno 418 Graphics chipset that provides a Quad HD quality graphics while watching movies or gaming.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone runs on TouchWiz UI that based on Google’s Android 4.4Kitkat Operating system with lots of features and specification. On the other hand, The LG G4 smartphone runs on LG UI v4.0 that based on Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop Operating system.

Camera and Storage

For the photography, the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comes with 16.0 megapixels of CMOS UHD 4K capable autofocus primary camera with LED flash that you can use to capture high-quality bright photos even in low light environment. For the selfies, the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone has 2.0 megapixels of CMOS sensor fixed focus front facing secondary camera that can able to capture high-quality photos and videos. With the 16.0 megapixels of primary camera, you can record UHD 4K 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution videos at 30fps without any blurriness.

On the other hand, the LG G4 smartphone also comes with a 16.0 megapixel of the laser auto focus primary camera with Dual tone Dual LED flash for low light conditions. With the 16.0 megapixels of laser autofocus primary camera, you can capture high UHD 4K 3840×2160 videos at 30fps of rate. The Primary camera of LG G4 smartphone can able to record HD 720p Slow Motion videos at 120fps. For the selfies, the LG G4 smartphone comes with 8.0 megapixels of front facing fixed focus secondary camera that can able capture HD quality photos and videos without any problem.

For the storage, the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone comes with a 16GB or 32GB storage option. It also has MicroSD card slot to expand the device storage up to 128GB. While the LG G4 smartphone comes with a 32GB of Internal onboard storage with expandable option to expand up to 2TB via MicroSD card slot.

Connectivity and Battery

For the connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone has latest 4G LTE connectivity including 3G, 2G, and EDGE. It also comes with the other connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz + 5.0 GHz Dual Band MIMO VHT80, Bluetooth v4.0, ANT+, USB 3.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, MHL 2, WiFi Direct, NFC, FM, Radio, and 3.5mm Audio Combo Jack. Sensors on the Galaxy S5 smartphone include Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor, Hall Sensor, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Light Sensor, Barometer, and Proximity Sensor.

On the other hand, The LG G4 smartphone also comes with a latest 4G LTE connectivity including the 3G, 2G, and EDGE. The LG G4 smartphone also supports the other connectivity features like WiFi 802.11b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, DLNA, HDMI, IrRC, TV-OUT, NFC, Miracast, GPS, A-GPS, USB-OTG, USB 2.0 HS, and 3.5mm Audio combo jack. Sensors on the LG G4 smartphone include Proximity, Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, and Gyroscope.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone backed by a 2800mAh Li-ion removable battery that offers up to 21 hours of talk time on the W-CDMA connectivity. While the LG G4 smartphone backed by a 3000mAh Li-ion Removable battery that provides up to long lasting backup on a single charge.

 Comparision chart Samsung Galaxy S5 LG G4
Manufacturer Samsung Inc. LG Electronics
Operating System TouchWiz with Android 4.4 KitKat OS LG UI 4.0 with Android Android 5.1 Lollipop OS
Display 5.1″ Full HD 1920x1080P Super AMOLED, 432ppi 5.5″ QuadHD 2560×1440 IPS Quantum, 538ppi
Rear Camera 16.0MP CMOS Auto Focus with HDR, LED flash 16.0MP F1.8 OIS2.0 Multi AF with Laser Auto Focus, Dual Tone Dual Flash
Front Camera 2.0MP CMOS Fixed Focus 8.0MP Fixed focus F/2.0
Processors 2.5Ghz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad Core 64-bit 1.8Ghz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa Core 64-bit
Graphics Qualcomm Adreno 330 Qualcomm Adreno 418
Memory & Storage 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB ROM (MicroSD card up to 128GB ) 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM (MicroSD card up to 2TB)
Dimensions 142 x 72.5 x 8.1mm 148.9 x 76.1 x 8.9mm
Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G + 5GHz, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct, ANT+, USB 3.0, GPS, Glonass, Beidou Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, HDMI, DLNA, Infrared, Wi-Fi Direct, Miracast
Battery 2800mAh Li-ion Removable 3000mAh Li-ion Removable
Sensors Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor, Hall Sensor, Accelerometer, Geomagnetic Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Light Sensor, Barometer, Proximity Sensor Proximity, Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Gyroscope
Ports USB 3.0, 3.5mm Audio Combo, MicroSD Card slot, Sim Slot USB 3.0, 3.5mm Audio Combo, MicroSD Card slot, Sim Slot
Colour Gold/Blue/Black/White Brown/Black/Red
Release Date Apr-14 Apr-15

We hope you find this comparison of Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G4 smartphone useful.

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Last Updated On: July 19, 2017

About Bharat Dudhrejiya

Bharat Dudhrejiya loves to write about android smartphones and tablets. He also loves to read books, playing cricket and games on phone. He currently owns Galaxy Note5.
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