Specs Comparison: Sony Xperia X Performance vs LG G5

Specs Comparison: Sony Xperia X Performance vs LG G5

Sony announced a new range of Xperia smartphone during the Mobile World Congress 2016 dubbed as Xperia X. One of them sports the latest Snapdragon 820 chipset, thus making it on par with the LG G5 prowess. Here’s a quick specs comparison of the two:


Sony Xperia X PerformanceLG G5
5-inch Full HD Triluminos display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 441ppi5.3-inch QHD IPS Quantum Display @ 2560 x 1440 pixels, 554ppi
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU
Adreno 530 GPUAdreno 530 GPU
32GB internal storage32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD, up to 200GBExpandable via microSD, up to 2TB
23MP PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash, f/2.016MP rear camera + 8MP wide angle camera - dual rear module
13MP front camera, f/2.08MP front camera
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, apt-XBluetooth 4.2, aptX HD
Fingerprint scannerFingerprint scanner
USB Type-C
Android 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
2,700mAh battery2,800mAh Li-Ion battery (removable)
144.8 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm
165 g159 g

Summary of advantages:


Sony Xperia X Performance:

  • Expandable memory
  • Higher megapixel count on both cameras
  • Dual SIM capability
  • IP68 certification, water-resistance

LG G5:

  • Larger, denser high-res display
  • Higher RAM
  • Dual rear camera module
  • USB Type-C
  • Bigger battery, removable

Looks like the Sony Xperia X Performance battles the LG G5 pretty well. Choosing between the two will depend on your needs. But obviously, the major advantage of the G5 is its modular design wherein you can swap the chin of the body to different accessories by LG.

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.

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1 Response

  1. zercool214 says:

    LG G5 specs is not accurate in this post. G5 has a micro SD slot. Kinda misleading.

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