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LG G3 vs. Galaxy S5 Spec Shootout

by Sean P. Aune | May 27, 2014May 27, 2014 12:15 pm PDT

LG G3 vs Galaxy S5

Can the LG G3 fight it out with the big boys in the flagship smartphone department? Can it take on the Galaxy S5?

The LG G3 is the company’s flagship device for this year, but there are already two other big Android flagships on the market right now in the Galaxy S5 and the HTC One (M8). It is inevitable that the LG G3 will be compared to its predecessor. The Galaxy S5 has already sold millions of units, so the LG G3 has some catching up to do. Does it have the specs to do it?

We’ve gathered up the specs for both phones and it’s time for you to decide for yourself. Take a look at them and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Samsung - Galaxy S5 LG - G3
Display Size 5.1-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (432 ppi) 5.5-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (534 ppi)
Resolution X 1080 1440
Resolution Y 1920 2560
Display Type FHD Super AMOLED Quad HD
Operating System Android 4.4.2 (at launch) Android 4.4.2 (at launch)
Processor 2.5GHz Quad core processor 2.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
RAM 2GB 2GB or 3GB of RAM depending on region
Storage
  • 16GB
  • 32GB
  • 16GB
  • 32GB
External Storage Yes Yes
External Storage Specs
  • Micro SD up to 128GB
  • Micro SD up to 128GB
Main Camera (Back) 16MP 13MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 2MP 2.1MP
Networks
  • LTE Cat 4 (150/50Mbps)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Battery 2800mAh 3000mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Gesture
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart rate
  • Proximity
  • Full list not announced yet
GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
Height 142 mm (5.59 inches) 146.3 mm (5.76 inches)
Width 72.5 mm (2.85 inches) 74.6 mm (2.94 inches)
Depth 8.1 mm (0.32 inches) 8.9 mm (0.35 inches)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
Colors Black, Blue, Gold, White Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, Burgundy Red
Supported Audio Formats MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA N/A
Supported Video Formats MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RV, DivX, Xvid N/A
Other Features
  • IP67 Dust and Water Resistant
  • IR Blaster
In The Box N/A N/A

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Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...


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