Specs Comparison: LG G5 vs Nexus 6P

With the LG G5 officially launched, it’s time to check out how it fares against current flagships, especially the king of Android — Google Nexus 6P.


Yugatech 728x90 Reno7 Series
LG G5Nexus 6P
5.3-inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display @ 2560x1440, 554ppi5.7-inch Quad-HD AMOLED display, 2560 x 1440 @ 518ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
Adreno 530 GPUAdreno 430 GPU
microSD up to 2 TerabytesN/A
16MP rear camera + 8MP wide angle, dual rear module12-megapixel, dual-LED flash, laser-detect AF
8MP front-facing camera8-megapixel
4G LTE Cat. 12 up to 600Mbps4G LTE
WiFi 802.11acWi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
USB Type-C, Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAYUSB Type-C
2,800mAh Li-Ion battery (removable)3,450mAh Li-Po battery
Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7mm159.4 x 77.8 x 7.3mm
159g178 g
Silver, Titan, Gold, PinkGold, Gray (PH availability)

Summary of advantages

LG G5:
* Denser display
* Latest Snapdragon CPU
* More powerful GPU
* Bigger RAM
* Expandable storage, up to 2TB
* Higher megapixel count for rear camera
* Hi-Fi Plus with B&O PLAY
* Removable battery
* More compact, lighter

Nexus 6P:
* Bigger display
* More spacious internal storage
* Optical image stabilization
* Larger battery

On paper, the LG G5 has the edge since it’s the latest device to be available. LG did everything they can to put the best available hardware today. But again, the Nexus line has the best advantage no other smartphones have, that’s the pure Android experience plus an immediate update to the latest version ready.

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This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

1 Response

  1. Avatar for Easy E Easy E says:

    That’s innovation! Hope many can afford this monster

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