Two big screen phones, the LG G5 and the Apple iPhone 6S Plus, both sleek in design, offering specifications that are toward the higher end of the spectrum. In fact, a close look and you will notice that the new LG G5, in fact, has some better offerings than even Apple’s much-coveted phablet, the iPhone 6S Plus.
The Apple iPhone 6S Plus released last September with the largest screen an iPhone has ever featured. The phone is available in the colors of Space Grey, Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver. With the prices having fallen a little among retailers, since Apple’s newest release, the 16GB variant is available for a price of $969, the 64GB variant is available for a price of $1,030, and the 128GB variant is available for a price of $1,121.
The Apple iPhone 6S Plus measures 7.3 mm in thickness which is 0.4 mm thinner than the LG G5 and is 158.2 mm in length, 77.9 mm in breadth. The phone weighs 33 grams more than the G5 at 192 grams and sports a larger screen at 5.5”.
The phone runs on Apple’s latest A9 chips with a dual-core Twister processor that runs at a speed of 1.8GHz. The phone has a PowerVR GT7600 six-core graphics GPU kit and comes along with a 2GB of RAM, which is half of the G5. The phone has a 12MP camera on the rear and a 5MP camera on the front, with a 2,750mAh battery to power it.
The LG G5 is smaller than the iPhone 6S Plus and measures 149.4 mm in length, 73.9 mm in breadth and 7.7 mm in thickness. Lighter than the iPhone 6S Plus, it weighs 159 grams and sports a 5.3” touchscreen. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip two dual-core Kyro processors that provide speeds of 2.15GHz and 1.6GHz and is supported by an Adreno 530 GPU.
The smartphone has a 4GB RAM and is powered by a 2,800mAh battery; that’s 50mAh more than the iPhone 6S Plus. The back of the G5 has a 16MP camera, and the front has an 8MP camera, whereas the iPhone 6S Plus has 12MP and 5MP respectively.
The LG G5 also supports external modules/accessories which bring an improved experience to photography (LG Cam Plus), possibility of recording of 360-degree videos (LG 360-Degree Cam), a chance to keep a remote eye on your home (LG Rolling Bot).
The LG G5 is available for a price of $624 for 32GB variant and allows you to expand its memory externally up to 2TB (200 GB) with the use of a micro-SD card. The phone is available in the colors of Titan, Silver, and Gold.