LG G5 Review

Score: 9.59

LG G5 is an incredible Android phone launched some years ago, in 2016, which counts with a 2.2 GHz Quad-Core CPU, a big 5.3-inches screen, and 2 cameras, a 16 megapixels back-facing camera and an 8 MP front facing camera. But it's time to get into more detail.

LG decided to build this cellphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996 chip, packing a high performance 2200 megahertz Quad-Core processing unit with a large 4 GB of RAM memory. An excellent aspect of this cellphone is the 32 GB big internal memory and an SD extension slot, allowing you to install lots of applications, games, songs, pictures and videos without worrying about how much storage capacity is left.

This device is much lighter than what you would expect from a phone like this. Regarding its aspect, this phone is mostly created with Metal . The LG G5 is only available in 16 777 216 color. This cellphone has an inspired design, with a thickness of just 0.29 inches. This device is quite a compact device, considering it features a 5.3 inches display and it's only 5.88 inches long and 2.91" wide.

This phone features two cameras, a 16 MP back camera and an 8 megapixels front-facing camera. this phone's back camera lens has an aperture of f/1.8 so it can capture excellent photos even in low light conditions. This cellphone also captures 3840x2160 4K videos at 30 fps, and slow-motion videos in (Full HD) (1920x1080) up to 60 frames per second (2 times slower ). In addition, the camera has time lapse video.

This phone has an absolutely amazing 5.3 inches display with a 1440 x 2560 (Quad HD / 2K) resolution, which makes all images and videos look perfect.

This cellphone has WiFi connection (and it can be shared with other devices acting as a wireless router or modem), 4G LTE-A super fast data connection and also HSPA+ connectivity (a lower speed 4G variation) and fast 3G connectivity, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This device uses a Nano SIM card for GSM services.

This phone also features lots of great features as Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Infrared Blaster, Bluetooth (4.2 ), GPS Navigation and Radio, and lots of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

This phone counts with a big 2800 mAh Li - Ion battery, enough to provide this device with an amazing battery duration.

LG sells the LG G5 for $ 499, which is not a very good offer for a phone this level. The LG G5 is probably the correct option for you no matter whether you want this cellphone to take tons of photos, will use it mainly for internet broswing and social networks, need it for work or are looking for a device to play games.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow
Also Known As:LG G5 se||LG H820||LG H830||LG H845||LG H850||LG LS992||LG RS988||LG US992
Dimensions:5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inchesMetric14.94 x 7.39 x 0.74 cmImperial
Weight:5.61 ouncesMetric159.04 gImperial
Colors:16 777 216
Release date:2016-03-31
Price:$ 499.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD
Size:5.3 inchesMetric13.5 cmImperial
Resolution:2560 x 1440 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:554 pixels per inchMetric218.11 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996
Processor:Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm (Quad-Core 2200 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 530
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 1,95 TB)


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:2800 mAh


Back camera:16 megapixels
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.38 inches (1/2.6")
Front camera:8 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.2
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Radio:FM Radio
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor