LG G5 vs LG G4 vs Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6s Plus

LG G5 has been announced today that comes with pretty good configuration and design. We are going to compare the tech specs and benchmark of some great high-end smartphone available in the market.

LG G5 vs LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6s Plus

Material

LG G5 features full metal body like iPhone 6s Plus. Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with metal body design, but on the back it has Gorilla Glass 4, and LG G4 comes in plastic body or leather design.

LG G5 : Full Metal

LG G4 : Plastic

Galaxy S6 : Metal+Glass

iPhone 6s Plus : Full Metal

Also read; LG G4 vs Galaxy S6 Performance test

Display

LG has reduced the display size compared to LG G4. LG G5 features a 5.3 inches display compared to 5.5-inch in LG G4 and iPhones 6s Plus, and  5.1-inch in Galaxy S6. However, all three Android Phones features 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution compared to 1920 x 1080 pixels in iPhone 6s Plus.

However, iPhone 6s Plus also comes with some additional features, like 3D Touch and Live Photos that rest of the model lacks.

LG G5 : 5.3-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixels

LG G4 : 5.5-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixels 

Galaxy S6 : 5.1-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixels

iPhone 6s Plus : 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels

Related; LG G4 vs iPhone 6s vs Galaxy S6 vs Xperia Z5 vs Lumia 950 Speed test

RAM, Processor and GPU

LG G5 features 4GB RAM compared to 3GB RAM in LG G4 and Galaxy S6, and 2GB RAM in iPhones 6s Plus. iPhone 6s Plus features dual-core Apple A9 CPU and PowerVR GT7600 six-core GPU, Galaxy S6 comes with octa-core Exynos 7420 CPU and Mali-T760MP8 GPU, LG G4 features a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 CPU combined with Adreno 418 GPU, and LG G5 has latest quad-core Snapdragon 820 CPU and Adreno 530 GPU inside.

LG G5 : 4GB RAM, quad-core Snapdragon 820 CPU, Adreno 530 GPU

LG G4 : 3GB RAM, 6-core Snapdragon 808 CPU, Adreno 418 GPU

Galaxy S6 : 3GB RAM, octa-core Exynos 7420 CPU, Mali-T760MP8 GPU

iPhone 6s Plus : 2GB RAM, dual-core Apple A9 CPU, PowerVR GT7600 six-core GPU

Related ; Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 Plus, Feedback from iPhone user

Storage

The good thing about LG is that they don’t miss expandable option. Among all four models only LG G4 and LG G5 has MicroSD card slot to expand the storage, and rest 2 models come with internal storage only that can’t be expanded, but you have the choice to choose one from 3 available storage options.

LG G5 : 32GB ROM, expandable with MicroSD (Up to 2TB)

LG G4 : 32GB ROM+MicroSD card support up to 128GB

Galaxy S6 : 32GB/64GB/128GB ROM, Not expandable

iPhone 6s Plus : 16GB/64GB/128GB ROM, Not expandable

Related; iPhone 6s Plus vs Galaxy Note 5

Battery

LG G4 and LG G5 both have removable battery, so you can keep an addition battery for emergency if you want to. iPhone 6s Plus and Galaxy S6 has in-built battery, and you can’t remove it unless open the device with screw driver that may avoid warranty. LG has reduced the battery power in new model, but it may not affect more, because Snapdragon 820 consumes less power compared to Snapdragon 808.

LG G5 : 2800 mAh, removable

LG G4 : 3000 mAh, removable

Galaxy S6 : 2550 mAh, non-removable 

iPhone 6s Plus : 2750 mAh, non-removable

Camera

These days camera is one of the very important part in smartphones. Snapdragon 820 is capable of capturing DSL quality images, but we will see if LG G5 has got this once the device is available to purchase.

LG G5 : Dual Rear Camera (16MP Standard+8MP Wide Angle), 8MP Front camera

LG G4 : 16MP Rear and 8MP Front

Galaxy S6 : 16MP Rear and 5MP Front

iPhone 6s Plus : 12MP Rear and 5MP Front

Performance Benchmark

Based on Geekbench 3

LG G5 Benchmark

Single-core : 2248

Multi-core : 5061

LG G4 Benchmark 

Single-core : 1222

Multi-core : 3624

Samsung Galaxy S6 Benchmark

Single-core : 1497

Multi-core : 5488

iPhone 6s Plus Benchmark

Single-core : 2574

Multi-core : 4467

LG G5 vs iPhone 6s Plus vs Galaxy S6 vs LG G4 Geekbench 3 benchmark

Based on Antutu 6.0

iPhone 6s Plus Antutu : 132692

LG G5 Antutu : 131648 (based on Snapdragon 820 Benchmark)

Galaxy S6 Antutu : 77134

LG G4 Antutu : 70087

Antutu Benchmark comparison

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