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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G2: Life in the fast lane

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G2: Life in the fast lane - read the full textThis has been going on for a while now but, as both makers are keener than ever to outdo each other in the race to the Android top, their flagships are only getting more and more alike. The biggest difference is now in the timing, which is also part of the game...

 

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Yes and it is last year's LG VA this year's Samsung lmfao

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  • 2014-12-19 16:33
  • Iudm

And the LG has touch screen options that are better

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  • 2014-12-19 16:31
  • Iudm

I don't really know if I shld trust the battery life tests to translate into real world usage: they rated S4 to be better than G2, but S4 has even worse battery life than my S3 out of the box. (As in w/o any disabling etc)

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  • 2014-08-29 15:39
  • X3$P

> In reply to riya @ 2014-07-28 15:07 from KICn - click to readd802 is better

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  • 2014-08-29 07:25
  • av}H

This year vs last year? Wow.

LG G3 vs SGS5. Then come talk!!

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  • 2014-08-26 15:25
  • 2CGK

A Good looking new android phone.but very weak at network signal

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  • 2014-08-22 21:32
  • uNVC

Is d802 any better than 980 version ????

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  • 2014-07-28 15:07
  • KICn

Lg g2 is a awsome handset

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  • 2014-07-25 06:54
  • 9E6M

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-05-24 14:50 from ftZm - click to readThis is the same feeling i had when i have shifted from Note 3 to G2. I was shifted coz the note 3 was little big for me to handle. But i was totally amazed by G2, so fast and literally no lags at all. Amazing display with good camera .

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  • 2014-06-28 06:35
  • M{nc

> In reply to lol @ 2014-06-16 16:14 from pWIn - click to readThe only reason for difference in prices is the fact g2 is last year and S5 is this year.
look how much cheaper s4 is. Or how much G3 costs.
Plus things like the display and camera in galaxy are more expensive. So price is justified.
However if some is looking to spend less then yes g2 is a nice route. But so is s4 or m7. Or even something like nexus or OPPO.

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  • 2014-06-17 13:54
  • 4QSR

Here in Finland you can get the lg g2 for just 349 where as the S5 costs 639. The price difference is huge and i really don't think that the S5 has enough going for it to justify the huge gap in the prices.

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  • 2014-06-16 16:14
  • pWIn

On displays: any comparison of ssinf flagship vs the competition will be one of OLED vs IPS LCD or vs *lower quality* OLED.

I may be slightly off, but AFAIK the LG flex is the only smartphone in existence that uses an OLED display of at least 720p (lg flex is 720p) THAT ISNT A SAMSUNG, or was not manufactured by Samsung and supplied to 3rd party.

To make a long story short, while Samsung is certainly not the only company in the OLED industry, they most certainly are the #1 manufacturer of high performance OLED and none of the competition even comes close.

Samsung has been putting OLED in their galaxy phones for 3-4 years, in 10s of millions of units per year quantities, while the competition either literally *cant do it* (eg sharp, in terms of smart phones, japan display, au optronics, etc) or cannot come near samsung's process success (volume, yield/cost, and quality).

LG spent a great deal of money buying Kodak's patent portfolio for the OLED patents filed in the early 1990s when organic electronics research was only just beginning to become popular.

That being said, they only just barely completed their fab for 720p displays, while Samsung has already hit and surpassed that mark years ago with... What was it? The S3 or S2? They still couldn't touch the output that Samsung achieves with 1080p right now.


Samsung's dominance is rooted in proprietary technology and trade secrets. This single technology is a major target of Chinese industrial espionage and also the reason that Samsung will not build an OLED fab outside of Korea

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  • 2014-06-10 23:29
  • FEDk

Im an avid fan of LG, since 2008. And im very contented with it. I love LG phones. Just so happened G3's cost is too high compare to G2 and i havent seen yet in fhe market... :( how i wish ill have 1 of G3 soon. Thumbs up to LG!!!
Keep up the good work. :) best regards.

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  • 2014-06-06 18:42
  • t7$%

yes this a great phone galaxy s5

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  • 2014-05-31 10:05
  • rK88

Sumsung galaxys5 a good cell phone his camera is very nick

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  • 2014-05-29 22:32
  • Xuhr

thanks GSA for the review :) .. i also joined LG family ... not G3 .no money :( ... had to decide between g2,note3 and s5 . I need a handy beast, which should be simple , good for gaming, handy .

yesterday got f320k( korean version with sdcard) . flashed it with cloudy-pro2.2 ROM ( thanks cloudyfa) .all features gpro2 i got ... LG rocks also happy to see the wide developer support to g2. i'm sure the kind developers wil bake G3 ROM for G2 .. but miss the IR focus LED :(

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  • 2014-05-29 07:10
  • v{UX

> In reply to Nas01 @ 2014-05-24 20:11 from 3aX} - click to readAny idea of date of release of 3g ?

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  • 2014-05-26 21:26
  • KIfU

> In reply to halo007 @ 2014-05-24 10:45 from utka - click to readMost of this years flagships seem to be. I really have no clue why. It's just with stock players. You can get something like MX player

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  • 2014-05-25 08:06
  • 4QSR

Just buy whats best for ur personal needs, if u prefer samsung s5 buy that & if u prefer lg g2 buy that, but the lg g3 will be anounced in next few days, it will be fair comparison to the samsung s5.
Personally i prefer the LG G2 which i will buy soon, as its price has dropped & is good value for money, best thing to do is wait for a short while until LG G3 is released the price of G2 should drop further.

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  • 2014-05-24 20:11
  • 3aX}

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