LG G5 vs. LG V10

June 3, 2019

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Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: It is clear that LG G5 is better than LG V10 even though it is more costly.

When we put lg v10 vs. lg g5 to test, the latter has more features that are useful to any smartphone user. For one, it has 7.57% higher pixel density, 1.5x more megapixels on the primary camera, 1.6x more megapixels on the front camera and a branded damage-resistant glass. Besides, it has stereo speakers, wireless charging, is 0.9mm thinner and 33g lighter.

LG G5 vs. LG V10: DESIGN

To evaluate lg g5 vs. lg v10, the following is considered in regards to the design:

Height; lg g5 has a height of 149.4mm while lg v10 has 159.6mm.

Width; lg g5 has 73.9 mm whereas lg v10 has 79.3mm.

Weight; lg g5 has 159g while lg v10 has 192g.

Thickness; while lg g5 has 7.7mm, lg v10 has 8.6mm.

Volume; lg g5 has a volume of 85.01cm while lg v10 has 108.84cm.

Bottom line: In terms of design, lg v10 is better.


In terms of display, we compare lg v5 vs. v10 based on:

Pixel density: while lg g5 has 554ppi, lg v10 has 515ppi.

Screen size; lg g5 has a screen size of 5.3″ while lg v10 has 5.7.”

They both have the same screen resolution of 1440 x 2560px, LCD with three subpixels per pixels and lack an AMOLED display.

LG G5 has a branded damage resistant glass and an always-on screen.

Bottom line: it is clear that lg g5 is better in the display.


RAM speed; while lg g5 has 1688MHz (Qualcomm snapdragon 820 MSM8996), lg v10 has 933MHz (Qualcomm snapdragon 820 MSM8992) RAM speed.

OpenGL version; lg g5 has 3.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow) whereas lg v10 has 3.1 (Android 5.1 Lollipop)

CPU speed; lg g5 has 4 x 2.1GHz while lg v10 has 6 x 1.8GHz.

Internal storage; lg g5 has an internal storage of 32gb while the latter has 64gb.

Both phones have an AES, LTE, 4GB RAM, and integrated graphics.

LG g5 has an out of order execution which lacks in the v10 variant.

Bottom line: After comparing g5 vs. v10 in performance, lg g5 is better.


Megapixels; Both phones have 16mp, but lg g5 has an additional 8mp.

Front camera; lg g5 has an 8mp camera while v10 has 5mp.

Widest aperture; lg g5 has f/2.4 & f/1.8 while v10 has f/1.8

Both phones have, HDR mode, video recording of 2160 x 30fps, built-in optical image stabilization, and a flash. However, lg g5 has continuous autofocus when recording movies, a BSI sensor, and multi-lens primary camera.

Bottom line: In terms of cameras, comparing lg v10 vs. g5 leaves us with g5 as the better phone.

LG G5 vs. LG V10: AUDIO

Lg g5 has stereo speakers and radio which are both absent in v10. Both phones have a socket for a 3.5mm audio jack and lack dedicated media keys.

Bottom line: here, lg g5 is better.


The following specs are used to compare lg g5 and lg v10:

Battery power; while lg g5 has 2800mAh, lg v10 has 3000mAh.

Wireless charging: lg g5 supports this feature while v10 doesn’t.

Both the two phones have a battery level indicator and a removable battery. They also lack an ultra-power saving mode and fast charging provision.

Bottom line: here, it is evident that lg v10 is better.


Lg v10 supports 4K resolution while lg g5 has USB version 3. G5 also has USB type-c, an infrared sensor, supports two sim cards and has Bluetooth version 4.2.

Bottom line: again, lg g5 is better.


In summary, when you either want to choose lg g5 or lg v10, the features above will help you land on the best phone. But for this review, lg g5 is better.