Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs LG K8 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)
samsung galaxy j5 (2016)
LG K8 (2017)
lg k8 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG
Announced March 2016 December 2016
Status Available - March 2016 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 11,990 ($176.32) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Gold, White, Pink Silver, Titan, Dark Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm
(5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
144.8 x 72.1 x 8.09 mm
(5.7 x 2.84 x 0.32 in)
Weight 159 g (5.61 oz) 142 g (5.01 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J510F, J510G, J510FN
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J510Y, J510M
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - J510F, J510FN LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar] Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 306 [Similar] Adreno 308 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, In-cell Touch
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (282 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.93% 65.89%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm, LED flash [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.2, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Removable Li-Ion battery Removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 369 h -
Talk Time - -