In Oct 2015, the LG V10 smartphone was launched with the dual display and dual Front camera setup. The Dual display is the most Interesting key feature of LG V10 smartphone that makes it more advanced. You will find the second display on the top of the main display. On the second display, you can set shortcuts of any App, Calendar, etc. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone was launched in August 2015 by Samsung Inc.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with an all-new Samsung Pay app that is a digital and Mobile payment service by Samsung Electronics. The Samsung Pay allows users to make payment. Both the smartphone comes with a same 5.7 inches of QHD 1440 x 2560 resolution display with 4th Generation Corning Gorillas Glass protection to protect the smartphone screen from the scratches and accidental drops.
Display and Design
The LG V10 smartphone comes with a large 5.7 inches of Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution IPS display with 4th Generation Corning Gorillas Glass protection to protect the smartphone screen from scratches and accidental drops. The display of the LG V10 smartphone offers a crystal clear QHD quality graphics. It also supports the 515 pixels per inches of pixel density. The LG V10 smartphone also supports the high quality 2.1 inches of 1040 x 160 pixels resolution secondary display.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a same 5.7 inches of Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution Super AMOLED display which also comes with a 4th Generation Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The Display of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also comes with 518 pixels per inches of pixel density to offer crystal clear visuals while watching movies.
Coming to the design, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a simple plastic body design with removable battery back cover. The LG V10 smartphone also comes with a high capacity removable battery insert MicroSD card and SIM card. On the rear side of the smartphone, you will find the rear camera sensor, LED flash, Laser, and Volume Up/down button. On the back side, it also has Power button that equipped with a Fingerprint scanner to unlock your smartphone easily.
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with a Full Metal and Glass combination body design that offers premium and elegant looks. On the back side, it has curved edges along with the rear camera sensors, LED flash, heartbeat sensor. On the right side of the smartphone, you will find the power button, while the left side, it has Volume Up/Down button. At the bottom, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone has MicroUSB 2.0 port which allows you to charge up the smartphone and also for connecting to the computer for wired connectivity.
Performance and Operating system
For the faster performance, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Hexa-Core 1.8 GHz 64-bit Processor along with the massive 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM that offers faster and smooth performance. For the QHD quality graphics, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Adreno 418 Graphics chipset that able to render high-quality graphics while gaming or multitasking.
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone powered by a Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa Core 1.5 GHz 64-bit processor along with the massive 4G LPDDR type Ram for faster and smooth performance. For the graphics, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with an ARM Mali-T760 MP8 that can also be able to render QHD quality graphics while watching movies or multitasking.
The LG V10 smartphone runs on LG UI 4.0 or above that based on Google’s Android v5.0 Lollipop Operating system with lots of interesting apps. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone runs on TouchWiz UI that also based on Google’s Android v5.0 Lollipop Operating system.
Camera and Storage
For the photography, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a high resolution 16.0 megapixels of Laser Auto Focus primary camera with Dual LED Dual Tone Flash that allow you to capture bright and sharp photos even in low light. The 16.0 megapixels of the primary camera also supports the extra and interesting features like HDR, 4K UHD Video, Audio Focus, Manual focus, white balance, ISO, Multi-view, Panorama, Slow motion, Time-lapse and faster-focusing speed.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with the same 16.0 megapixels of primary autofocus camera with Single LED flash to use in low light conditions. It also supports the other camera features like HDR, Time Lapse, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, VDIS for Video Stabilization, Live Broadcasting, Camera Filters, and Zoom Support.
For the selfie, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a Dual 5.0 megapixels setup that allows you to capture high-quality, bright selfies and videos without problem. The 5.0 megapixels of the dual camera of also supports the Wide angle and Standard Angle selfie shot. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone comes with the same 5.0 megapixels of front facing fixed focus camera that allows you to capture high-quality photos and videos without any problem.
For the storage, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a 64GB of Internal onboard storage with expandable option to expand the storage up to 200GB via MicroSD card slot. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 comes with a 64GB internal storage without any expandable option to expand the storage.
Connectivity and Battery
For the connectivity, the LG V10 smartphone comes with a latest 4G VoLTE connectivity including the 3G, 2G, and Edge. The LG V10 smartphone also comes with connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual band 2.4 GHz + 5.0 GHz), WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Micro USB 2.0, NFC, FM and 3.5mm Audio Combo Jack. Sensors on the LG V10 smartphone include Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, IR Sensor, Hall, Gesture, and Barometer.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also comes with a latest 4G VoLTE connectivity including the 3G, 2G, and Edge. The Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also supports the other connectivity features like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac Dual Band (2.4 GHz + 5.0 GHz), WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, ANT+, NFC, FM, Micro USB 2.0 and 3.5 mm Audio combo Jack. Sensors on the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone include Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall, Gesture, IR Sensor, Heartbeat sensor, and Barometer.
The LG V10 Smartphone backed by the massive 300mAh Li-ion removable battery that provides up to 10 hours of talk time. While the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone also comes with the 3000mAh Li-Ion Non-removable battery that offers up to 22 hours of talk time on the 3G network. We have also created a demonstration video for specification comparison of both the smartphones in this video below.
Check out comparison chart below for both the smartphones.
|Specifications||V10||Galaxy Note 5|
|Operating System||LG UI 4.0 (Android 5.0 Lollipop)||TouchWiz UI (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)|
|Display||5.7-inch IPS QHD (2,560 x 1,l440 pixels, 515 ppi)||5.7-inch, QHD, (2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 518 ppi)|
|Rear Camera||16 MP f/1.8 aperture laser-assisted auto-focus||16 MP f/1.9 aperture auto-focus|
|Front Camera||5 Megapixel||5 Megapixel|
|Processors||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992, Hexa-core, 1.8 GHz||Samsung Exynos 7420, Octa Core, 2.1 GHz|
|Graphics||Adreno 418 GPU||ARM Mali-T760 MP8|
|Memory & Storage||4 GB LPDDR3/64GB (Up to 200GB)||4 GB LPDDR4/64GB|
|Dimensions||159.6 x 79.3 x 8.6 mm||153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm|
|Connectivity||LTE cat.6, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/c/d 2×2 Dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS||LTE cat.6, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/c/d/ac Dual-band (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, ANT+|
|Battery||3,000 mAh||3,000 mAh with Qi Powermat|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Proximity sensor Ambient light sensor, Hall sensor and Fingerprint sensor.||Accelerometer, Barometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Hall sensor, Gyroscope, and Fingerprint sensor.|
|Ports||Single USB 2.0/3.5 mm audio jack||Single USB 2.0/3.5 mm audio jack|
Here in this article, we have written a detailed comparison of LG V10 vs Note 5. Are you using any of those smartphones already? Do share your reviews in the comments below, which one is the best according to you from Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs LG V10 phone?