LG’s G5 is taking on the Google Pixel XL to see which one is the better big smartphone, would it be the all-metal LG G5 or the glass-clad Google Pixel? The Lg G5 is made from an all-metal material and has an improved module design plus removable battery, it is one of those new smartphone breeds that lets the users add modules to make the phone better according to personal preference. The Google Pixel XL, on the other hand, is crafted from polished glass and metal and has the capability to collaborate with Google Home and AI.
The LG G5 is 5.3-inches in screen size while the Pixel XL is 5.5-inches, both flaunt a beautiful QuadHD resolution. As for the processors under the hood, the LG G5 lags behind the Pixel XL with only having a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, while the Google flagship has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, hence there is a ten percent difference in performance. Both smartphones are able to render the best graphics as they are equipped with the Adreno 530 GPU. Both have 4GB of DDR4 RAM and a 32GB starting memory capacity, note that the LG G5 has more room for expansion as compared to the Google Pixel XL. As for the cameras, the phones are equipped with different cameras but both are able to produce great images. The front facing cameras are both 8MP. Both phones have a fingerprint sensor for security purposes. More similarities include their Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, NFC, and the new technology for faster charging and date transfer, the USB Type-C.
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In a nutshell, considering that the Google Pixel XL has the stronger processor, and is currently the title holder for best camera equipped with a smartphone, the tides of this battle seem to be in the Pixel’s favor. It also has a pure Android Nougat experience and can be utilized with Google’s other products, not to mention the beautiful AMOLED display.
Although the LG G5 has an interesting innovation with its new module idea, it is yet to deem popular with today’s market. It is also much cheaper than the Google Pixel XL. However, in terms of features and specification, the Google flagship takes the cake.