LG G5

Specifications
LG G5
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  • 5.3" 1440x2560 pixels
  • 16MP 2160p
  • 4GB RAM Snapdragon 820
  • 2800mAh Li-Ion
Released 2016, April 01 159g, 7.7mm thickness Android 6.0.1, up to Android 8.0, LG UX 5 UI 32GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: H850 (Europe); LG G5 Speed H858 (Taiwan); VS987 (Verizon); H820 (AT&T); LS992 (Sprint); H830 (T-Mobile); US992 (US Cellular); Vodafone
Also known as LG G5 Dual H860N with dual-SIM card slots

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  CDMA 800 / 1900 - VS987, US992
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - H850
  HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - H830, US992
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - H820
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - VS987
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - H860N
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40 - H850
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 20 - H830
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 20, 29, 30 - H820
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41 - H860N
LTE 2,3,4,5,7,13 - VS987
LTE 2,4,5,12,13,17,25 - US992
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps or LTE-A Cat9 (3CA) 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2016, February 21. Released 2016, April 01
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm (5.88 x 2.91 x 0.30 in)
Weight 159 g (5.61 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 5.3 inches, 77.4 cm2 (~70.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~554 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
 Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), LG UX 5 UI
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (14 nm)
CPU Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 530
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 32GB 4GB RAM
 UFS 2.0
Main Camera
Dual 16 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.6", Laser AF, 3-axis OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, 9mm, 1/3.6", no AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4", 1.12┬Ám
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 24-bit/192kHz audio
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 3.0, OTG
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum
Battery
Type Li-Ion 2800 mAh, removable
Charging 18W wired, QC3
Stand-by Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 20 h (3G)
Misc
Colors Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
Models H860, H850, F700L, VS987, H830, H831, H820, H840, LGLS992, LGUS992, F700S, F700K, RS988, LGAS992, H820PR
SAR EU 0.52 W/kg (head)     1.24 W/kg (body)    
Price About 300 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 2314
Basemark X: 27577
Display Contrast ratio: 1855:1 (nominal), 2.905 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 73dB
Audio quality Noise -92.6dB / Crosstalk -93.3dB
Battery life Endurance rating 60h

User opinions and reviews

Under rated indeed. My favorite phone of all time. Never understood why the market didn't appreciate the G5's modular design. Quick swap out of the battery was awesome. I loved its sleek design.

  • Anonymous
  • 14 Jul 2023
  • vaS

Imagine not storing Android 12 (LineageOS) on the G5. Android users should learn how to look outside the box since we are not in a walled garden like Apple. My Note 3 from 2013 is running Android 11 with JULY 2023 updates lmao.

  • Anonymous
  • 14 Jul 2023
  • vaS

Why didn't you check if your variant qualifies for LineageOS? The 3 supported G5 are currently at Android 12. xD

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