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LG G5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1650 reviews of LG G5. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the design and screen are generally positive. The usability and camera are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive opinions about the connectivity and reception, and the price and durability get mixed comments.

performance, camera, usability, screen, design

reception, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the LG G5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for LG G5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of LG G5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and usability. The screen and camera also get good feedback, but many are negative about the GPS navigation and reliability. Reviews are divided on the portability.

performance, camera, screen, usability, battery

reliability, GPS navigation

69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG G5 Unlocked Phone, 32 GB Silver (US Warranty)LG G5 Unlocked Phone, 32 GB Silver (US Warranty)

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2600 / 2800
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):100 / 370 / 400
Standby time (3G):370 / 380 / 400
Standby time (4G):370 / 400
Talk time (2G):29 / 4
Talk time (3G):20 / 21
Talk time (4G):12

Call management

Auto-redialing:Y
Call blocking: Yes
Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Camera resolution:5312 x 2988
Digital Zoom:0.5 / 8
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
ISO sensitivity:Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):16
Maximum frame rate:30
Multi-shot:Y / Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:5312 x 2988
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:8
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Smile detection:Y / Yes
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p, 2160p / 1080p,2160p / 2160p
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):1.185 / 1.717
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y / Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.737 / 1.185
Head SAR (USA):1.717

Design

Brand colour:Titan
Colour of product:Gold / Grey / Pink / Silver / Titanium
Curved Design: No
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:800 / 850
Display diagonal:13.5
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1440 x 2560 / 2560 x 1440
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:554
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Keyboard

Keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTZ

Memory

Internal RAM:4

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes
Text-to-speech message reader: Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+ / AAC, AAC+, AC3, ADPCM, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, OPUS, PCM, WMA, eAAC+ / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3, WMA, eAAC+ / AAC,AAC+,AC3,ADPCM,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,OGG,OPUS,PCM,WMA,eAAC+
FM radio:Y / Yes
Radio Data System (RDS):Y / Yes
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264 / H.263,H.264
Video formats supported:DIVX, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, VP9, XVID / DIVX,H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1,VP8,VP9,XVID / H.263, H.264, MPEG4

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Barometer:Y / Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning:Y / Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):800,900,1800,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS / HSDPA,HSUPA,UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:800,900,1800,2100,2600 / 850,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBA, PBAP, SAP, SPP / A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, IOPT, MAP, OPP, PAN, SAP
Bluetooth version:4.2 BLE / 4.2 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:Audio (3.5mm), USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Barometer: Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Graphics adapter:Adreno 530
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:6 / 6.0.1 / Marshmallow (6)
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Stopwatch, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) / 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.15 / 2.2
Processor Model:820

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:6 / 6.0 / 6.0.1 / Marshmallow (6)

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:4096
Internal RAM type:LPDDR4
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:2000
RAM capacity:4
RAM Type:LPDDR4
USB mass storage:Y / Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes
Google applications:Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Music, Google Now, Google Play, YouTube / Gmail, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Now, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.3 / 7.39 / 7.7
Height :14.9 / 149.4 / 7.7
Weight:159
Width:14.9 / 7.39 / 73.9