Our Network

Register for our free newsletter

 
 
Latest News

Samsung Galaxy S5 versus LG G3

VS
 
Display
 

Samsung S5

The latest premium smartphone in the Galaxy series, the S5 boasts an impressive hi-res Full HD Super AMOLED screen. Its 5.1-inch screen features 1080p display (432ppi).

Editor's Score 0

LG G3

The G3 boasts a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with 534ppi; the 2K display has four times the resolution of HD and two times higher resolution than a Full HD display.

Editor's Score 1
 
VS
Camera
 

Samsung S5

The S5 has a 16-megapixel rear camera and a front-facing 2.1-megapixel camera. The main camera has several features such as Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, Selective Focus, face and smile detection, and image stabilisation.

Editor's Score 1

LG G3

The G3 features a 13-megapixel Optical Image Stabilizer Plus camera, with a new Laser Auto Focus that can shoot sharp images in a very short amount of time.

Editor's Score 0
 
VS
Battery
 

Samsung S5

The battery on the S5 is a Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery, which allows for 21 hours of talk time, 67 hours of music play and lasts up to 16.25 days on standby mode. In addition, a new mode has been created on the device that allows users to save battery life. Ultra Power Saving Mode allows your device to switch to only black and white colours, and notifies the user of exactly how much power is left and how long it will last.

Editor's Score 1

LG G3

LG equipped the G3 with a 3,000mAh, which is removable, and includes optimisation technologies to further maximise battery efficiency. Talk time amounts to a maximum of 19 hours, the average is 13, and stand-by time can reach up to 22.8 days and while the average is 20 days.

Editor's Score 0
 
VS

Samsung S5

Samsung’s flagship device also has a number of new features. The S5 is IP67 certified, which means it is dust and water resistant. It also has a Finger Scanner for greater security. The certified fingerprint sensor will allow you to unlock your phone and make secure payments with PayPal, as well as verify your Samsung account.

Editor's Score 1

LG G3

Knock CodeTM allows users to unlock their devices by tapping. Users can create a personalised code that can be entered anywhere on the screen. It also features the KnockON option of being able to wake the screen to check the time.
Kill Switch gives G3 owners the ability to disable their phones remotely in the event of theft.
Smart Notice provides suggestions and recommendations based on user behaviours, phone usage patterns and locations to offer user information when it’s needed the most. Features include reminding you of phone calls to be made, suggesting deleting unused files in case of space shortage. Also, instead of just displaying today’s temperature and weather forecast, Smart Notice will make a recommendation such as: “You may want to take an umbrella today since it will rain this evening.”

Editor's Score 1
 
VS
Colours
 

Samsung S5

Charcoal Back, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold

Editor's Score 0

LG G3

Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet and Burgundy Red

Editor's Score 1
 
VS
Price
 

Samsung S5

Du: AED2,699 with 12GB of data and 600 flexible minutes every month, when you subscribe to The Smart Plan 300
Etisalat: AED2,699 with 16 GB of data

Editor's Score 1

LG G3

Du: None
Etisalat: Device comes for free on certain plans
Market price ranges between AED2,299 and AED3,199

Editor's Score 0
 
VS

Samsung S5

Editor's Score 4

LG G3

Editor's Score 3
 
VS

Samsung wins this battle by a margin.

Our take: Both are excellent devices with unique features.

 

Leave a Comment