• 5.3" (2560x1440) IPS LCD
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 820 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2800 mAh

The LG G5 phone has a 5.3-inch (2560x1440) IPS LCD screen, a 16MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2800 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 820 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductLG G5 (2016), Price: 545 USD at Amazon
Display5.3" 2560x1440 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (200GB max.)
Battery2800 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 159g (5.6oz), 149.4x73.9x7.7 mm (5.88 x 2.91 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$545
Diagonal (inches)5.3"
Display/Body Ratio70.1%
Sharpness (PPI)554 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2800 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 820
Processor ModelMSM8996
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.5 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size200GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT9 452 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
SAR EU Head0.52 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.24 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

LG G5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much is the LG G5?

The last time we checked, the LG G5 was retailing at around $545 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the LG G5 waterproof?

No. Our information indicates that the LG G5 is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the LG G5 Dual-SIM?

No, the LG G5 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things may be different in Asia. We mainly track United States data.

Is the LG G5 4K?

No, the LG G5 2560x1440 display resolution is not 4K. 4K is often defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are even more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the LG G5 capable of Wireless Charging?

No, the LG G5 is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does LG G5 have Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the LG G5 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Is the LG G5 4G-compatible?

Yes, the LG G5 is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE cat9 (452 Mbps).

Is the LG G5 a 5G device?

No, the LG G5 does not work on 5G networks.

Is the LG G5 USB-C?

Yes, the LG G5 is a USB-C phone.

Does the LG G5 have a removable battery?

Yes, the LG G5 has a removable battery.

LG G5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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