Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and LG V10

Here's a brief look of the new LG V10 alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. We talk about how the V10 is a big phone — and here you go, it's absolutely bigger than the Note 5. It also couldn't feel more different. Whereas the Note 5 is a large, slick expanse of glass on both sides, the V10 has LG's new "Dura Skin" on the back. The extra grip that rubber provides does wonders to making the larger phone easier to hold. And with the buttons on the back, your fingers know exactly where to go.

And while there are plenty who will fight to the death to keep the fingerprint sensor on the front of a phone, I'll still argue that it works great on the back — it's now built in to the power button.

And the V10 is still surprisingly thin for its size, though it is more curved than the Note 5.

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Specs comparison

Category LG V10 Note 5
Processor Snapdragon 808 Exynos 7420
Main display 5.7-inch QHD 5.7-inch QHD
Secondary display 2.1-inch None
Storage 64GB + microSD 32GB/64GB
Rear camera 16MP with F1.8 Aperture/OIS 2.0 16MP with F1.9 Aperture/OIS
Front camera 5MP Dual Lens 5MP
Battery 3,000mAh (removable) 3,000mAh (non-removable)
Operating system Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Size 159.6 x 79.3 x 8.6mm 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm
Weight 192g 171 grams