Can LG G5 Snatch Apple iPhone 6s' Market Share?

BENGALURU: Fast processor, smoother touch, swifter multitasking and of course, a magnificent camera for capturing the memorable moments are always in the checklist of a buyer looking for a smartphone. Undoubtedly, Apple iPhone 6S includes each one of the above features but the launch of LG G5 will make you think twice before you invest anywhere else. The flagship product of the Korean smartphone giant, LG has eye-popping features which can create trouble for Apple’s market share in mobile devices. Dual camera, slide-out battery and Snapdragon 820 processor are a few stand-out features of G5. TOI Tech reports, the pricing and availability of the smartphone is yet to be announced but it will be available simultaneously across the globe. Here’s a brief comparison between the two products showing how the Korean smartphone stands as a competition against iPhone 6S.

1. Display
LG G5: 5.3 inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Iphone 6S: 4.7 inch, 1334*750 IPS LCD

2. Processor
LG G5: Qualcomm snapdragon 820
Iphone 6S: Apple A9 64-bit dual core 1.84 Ghz

3. Software
LG G5: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Iphone 6S: iOS9

4. RAM
LG G5: 4GB
Iphone 6S: 2GB

5. Storage
LG G5: 32GB, expandable up to 2TB
Iphone 6S: 16/64/128 GB

6. Camera
LG G5: Features dual rear cameras—standard 16MP and wide angle 8MP; 8MP front camera
Iphone 6S: 12MP rear camera with dual LED ‘True Tone’ flash, 4k video, 5MP front camera

7. Battery
LG G5: 2800mAh, can be boosted by another 4000mAh
Iphone 6S: Non-removable Li-Po 1715 mAh

The comparison of features on paper favors LG G5 but it is the robustness and reliability of iPhone that wins the trust of its customers and keeps it unique from its competition. Ultimately, the user’s feedback on G5 will decide if it can dominate the market or not.

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