Hottest flagships compared: HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 vs LG G5
LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 are produced by two of the most giant Korean smartphone manufacturers while HTC 10 by a famous Taiwanese mobile maker. Let’s see how they can compete and which one will win…
HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: Hottest flagships war
|LG G5 Specs||Samsung Galaxy S7 Specs||HTC 10 Specs|
|Dimensions||149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm||142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm||145.9 x 71.9 x 9 mm|
|Weight||159 g||152 g||161 g|
|Display||5.3-inch 2K (~554 ppi) IPS LCD|
|5.1-inch 2K (~577 ppi) Super AMOLED|
|5.43-inch 2K (~565) Super LCD5|
|OS||LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow||TouchWiz UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow||HTC Sense UI based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||Snapdragon 820||Snapdragon 820/Exynos 8890||Snapdragon 820|
|ROM||32 GB (expandable up to 200GB)||32/64 GB (expandable up to 200 GB)||32/64 GB (expandable up to 200 GB)|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB||4 GB|
|Camera||Rear: 16 MP(f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.4), laser autofocus, OIS (3-axis), LED flash|
Front: 8 MP, f/2.0
|Rear: 12 MP, f/1.7, PDAF, OIS, LED flash|
Front: 5 MP, f/1.7, dual video call, Auto HDR
|Rear: 12 MP, f/1.8, OIS, laser autofocus, dual LED flash|
Front: 5 MP, f/1.8, OIS, autofocus, 1080p, HDR
|Battery||Removable 2800 mAh|
Quick Charge 3.0 (83% in 30 min.)
|Non-removable 3000 mAh|
Quick Charge 2.0 (60% in 30 min.)
|Non-removable 3000 mAh|
Quick Charge 3.0 (50% in 30 min.)
|SIM||Single SIM or Dual SIM||Single SIM or Dual SIM||Single SIM or Dual SIM|
|Color||Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink||Black, White, Gold, Silver||Carbon Gray, Topaz Gold, Glacier Silver|
|IP68 rating for being dust and water resistant||No||Yes||No|
By looking at the spec table, we can easily recognize that all of them are powerful smartphones with 4GB RAM, Qualcomn Snapdragon 820 chips, Android Marshmallow OS, and Quad HD displays handsets. Besides, each of them also sports a fingerprint scanner, a single or dual SIM, 32GB ROM expandable up to 200GB (though, Galaxy S7 and HTC 10 offer you 64GB ROM option while LG G5 does not). So those are some essential similarities. How about differences? There may not be many, yet they will help decide which one is the strongest device here.
First of all, you can see that three machines all have pretty handy displays with very high ppi numbers. Nonetheless, Galaxy S7 is the one sporting the most beautiful screen thanks to measuring 5.1 inches with 2K resolution, 577 ppi, Super AMOLED panel, and “always-on display” mode. Moreover, in terms of battery, we also want to choose the S7 as the best here since it is capable of 3,000mAh and able to be charged very quickly despite not being equipped with the latest Quick Charge 3.0 tech.
As for photography, you will feel super satisfied with their camera combos, which also makes it hard to pick out the most excellent one. Specifically, LG G5 packs an interesting dual rear shooter setup consisting of a 16MP f/1.8 plus an 8MP f/2.4 sensor. Meanwhile, the others boast 12MP main cams with brilliant technologies. The S7’s got dual pixel tech which can be found on more expensive Canon SLR cameras, enabling the autofocus to operate extremely fast. For the HTC 10, the device owns UltraPixel 2 tech, bringing a quick and accurate autofocus, good exposure, white balance, and noise reduction in low-light conditions. So, what is your choice in this case?
HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: Price and availability
Overall, HTC 10, Galaxy S7 and LG G5 are great flagships in the half of 2016. Maybe the Samsung’s product has somehow shown slightly better hardware, but price is be another story. Samsung Galaxy S7 price is around $750 while LG G5 price and HTC 10 price are pretty the same $699. Obviously the S7 is the most expensive here, yet do you think it’s worth? Share with us your opinions!