Important weakness and goodness from LG G5 Android smartphone. There are some features that include at this phone like camera, processor, operating system, sensors and many more. LG G5 have two different model type, one is LG G5 H850 and the other model type is LG G5 H840, mostly the specification is not different expect processor and RAM capacity.


Other Pros and Cons summary of LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840

  • Main camera advantages at LG G5 (H850 / H840) is using dual lens camera, 16 megapixel and 8 megapixel, both camera are work together to take good photo result. The 16 megapixel use 78 degree lens angle which is normal for standard smartphone camera, but the 8 megapixel use 135 wide angle lens, so we can take wider situations object. To make focus faster, LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 use laser autofocus. If we take pictures at low light situations the 16 megapixel have f/1.8 aperture number, which is mean the main object camera still can get brighter light, but if the condition is really dark, then we can use led flash which already included for main camera. 
  • Good features of LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 is have fingerprint sensor to protect our important data, we need to register our fingerprint to make this feature can work. The fingerprint located in the backside of the body.
  • LG G5 does not put volume button at backside body, maybe this is one weakness for LG lover who use to have volume button in the backside. 
  • Advantages of RAM at LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 is 3 GB and 4 GB, actually 3 GB is already big enough at this time applications, we can open and run may applications together without any problems, but of course 4 GB is better.
  • Other interesting of LG G5 is use light metal body, it is not use plastic, but do not worry about the weight, because LG G5 use special metal material, so the weight is only 159 grams.
  • Weakness of LG G5 is not water resistance body, therefore we have to be careful when using LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 because we need to get away from water as we can.
  • The most important advantages at LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 which still can not find at other branded smartphone is Magic Slot. with this slot we can attach several options of hardware like battery, audio, camera and many more which will release later. 




Main Specifications of LG G5 (H850 / H840)

Product Name LG G5 (H850 / H840)
Brand LG


3G Yes, Support 3G
4G Yes, Support 4G LTE
Multi Simcard Slots Single Simcard and Dual Simcard Product
Network Simcard Type Nano Sim Card


Market Release April 2016


Dimensions 5.88 x 2.91 x 0.30 inches
Weight 159 grams
Color Options Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink


Screen Size 5.3 inches
Screen Type IPS
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
LCD Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4


Processor Chipset
  • Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 for H850 model
  • Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 for H840 model
CPU Type
  • 64 Bit Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo for H850 model
  • 64 bit Quad-core Cortex-A72 & quad-core Cortex-A53 for H840 model


Operating System Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1


Internal Memory 32 GB ROM
RAM 4 GB RAM (for H850 model), 3 GB RAM (for H840 model)
External Memory Slot microSD Card Maximum 200 GB


Main Camera Resolution Dual Camera: 16 megapixel + 8 megapixel
Main Camera Aperture f/1.8 for 16 megapixel + f/2.4 for 8 megapixel
Main Camera Autofocus Yes, Laser Autofocus
Main Camera Flash Yes, LED Flash Light
Main Camera Video Max Record Video 2160p at 30fps
Front Camera Resolutions 8 megapixel
Front Camera Aperture f/2.0
Front Camera Video Max Record Video 1080p at 30fps


Stereo / Mono Sound Speaker
Audio Output 3.5 mm Headphone Port


Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot Tether
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth ver.4.2 with A2DP, LE, apt-X
USB Port Yes, use Type-C 1.0 Reversible version + USB OTG for Flashdisk


Battery Type Li-Ion 2800 mAh Capacity
Battery Placement Removable Battery


Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Fingerprint Sensor Sensor Ready
Accelerometer Sensor Yes, Acceleremoter Sensor Ready
Gyro Sensor Yes, Gyro Sensor Ready
Proximity Sensor Yes, Proximity Sensor Ready
Compass Sensor Yes, Compass Sensor Ready
Barometer Sensor Yes, Barometer Sensor Ready
Other Sensor Color Spectrum


Radio FM Yes, Radio FM Hardware with Recording Features
Please kindly note, we are sorry if some specifications are not correct.

Is It Worth to Buy LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 - Review Considerations 

Yes LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 is worth to buy if we want to have good features smartphone with fantastic camera result. If our country get 4 GB RAM LG G5, then please choose 4 GB RAM which is important for heavy users. The price of LG G5 H850 / LG G5 H840 is around $700 but still not fix yet and depend on locations.


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