HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

HTC announced its flagship smartphone - HTC 10 in India today. On the other hand, LG G5, the flagship smartphone that was on pre-order is all set to be made available on June 1.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

Both the smartphones carry a whopping price tag of Rs 52,990. There are some similarities in both the smartphones and some major differences as well.

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Leaving the other things aside, the modular design on the LG G5 makes the smartphone a way too different than HTC 10 and other smartphones as well. Check out the comparison to know given below to know more details.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

LG G5 has a modular design

HTC 10 has a metal unibody design featuring chamfered edges both on the front and rear. There is a responsive fingerprint sensor on the front that is flanked by the capacitive buttons. The lack of BoomSound speakers on the front makes it very different from its predecessors.

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The design and build quality are quite solid featuring a slick finish that is impressive. The front is quite elegant and the HTC 10 uses the space at its front than its predecessors in a better way.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

Talking of the LG G5, the smartphone has a painted metal body that has a modular element paving way for a replaceable battery by simply removing the device's bottom. It is a metal device that offers a removable battery.

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However, the finish of the LG G5 gives a plasticky feel when compared to the HTC 10. Its display has a soft curve that is tapered vertically towards the top making it look great.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

HTC's screen is detailed, but LG G5 Always On Display is good

HTC 10 flaunts a 5.2-inch Super LCD 2 display that boasts of a Quad HD 1440p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 565 ppi. It is capable of delivering detailed and sharp content, but the auto-brightness is a bit sluggish.

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Unlike the other HTC phones, the display on this one is not too great. HTC could have come up with a better option for the display in this one.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

The LG G5 bestows a 5.3-inch display that is relatively larger and it is an LCD panel with a similar Quad HD 1440p resolution. The LG G5 is quite impressive when it comes to auto-brightness and it renders impressive contrast.

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The Always On Display on LG G5 is good as it provides some info on the screen without the necessity to turn on the display. Even viewing angles are little better.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

Snapdragon 820 SoC powers both phones

Both the smartphones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC along with 4 GB RAM. It is the most advanced and powerful processor in the portfolio of Qualcomm.

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HTC 10 has 32 GB and 64 GB storage options and a micro SD card slot for expansion as well. On the other hand, LG G5 comes only with 32 GB storage and there is a micro SD card slot as well.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

LG G5 could be a powerhouse

Both HTC 10 and LG G5 are powered by a 3,000 mAh battery. Both the batteries are supported by the Quick Charge 3.0 feature that will charge them quickly. The LG G5 has an edge over HTC 10 as it is removable.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

LG G5 camera is capable enough

HTC 10 has a 12 MP UltraPixel rear camera with OIS, f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, and laser autofocus. The front camera is a 5 MPM one that comes with similar features as the one at its back. This camera might perform really well that the previous flagships from HTC.

Talking of LG G5, there are dual rear snappers of a 16 MP sensor and an 8 MP main camera with 135-degree wide angle lens. It has both laser autofocus and OIS along with LED flash. On the whole, this camera could give a really storming performance.

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Two High-Priced Phones Compete, Who's Impressed?

Sense 8 UI and Optimus UX make the difference

The Android Marshmallow OS on both these phones is topped with their own UI. The Sense 8 UI in the HTC 10 is a refreshed one with a slew of customization features.

The Optimux UX software on the LG G5 is a refined one that gives a different feel to the users without the app launcher. On the whole, both are good with the Android OS.

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