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    Which one is best for you? I’ll have to upgrade my aged lumia 820 this year. Personally, I see no point in considering appearance, but focus on durationand battery life. I am not so impressed bythe LG G5. Galaxy S7 has a bigger battery, but G5 is one of the last withremovable batteries I can swap a spare battery off mpj like I did with my lumia820. I am still confused which one should I buy lol.
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    Which one is best for you? I’ll have to upgrade my aged lumia 820 this year. Personally, I see no point in considering appearance, but focus on durationand battery life. I am not so impressed bythe LG G5. Galaxy S7 has a bigger battery, but G5 is one of the last withremovable batteries I can swap a spare battery off mpj like I did with my lumia820. I am still confused which one should I buy lol.
    Don't worry about "still" being confused, they were announced less than a week ago! Battery life is one of the biggest things that we cannot know about just from looking at a spec sheet and early impressions, there have been phones that do terrible with large batteries and phones that do surprisingly well with smaller ones, and after the power consumption issues that plagued the early versions of last year's Snapdragon 810 chip it's certainly not a dead cert that issues won't be found this time around. Wait for reviews and see what they discover after extended use.

    However neither phone is selling itself on huge battery life (although the G5's removable battery obviously gives it at least one way of guaranteeing longevity, as you've noticed), so if your focus on duration means wanting a phone that can last well over a full day per charge, maybe neither is right for you? The Nexus 6P and Galaxy Note 5 both comfortably make it through a full day of use, while the Moto X Play and Moto X Force can push through to lunch time or even two full days of battery life with light use. All of these phones are still great performers, and will be anything from a little bit cheaper to even half the price or less for the Play.
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    just curious to know, what did you get? I'm also planning to get a new phone. I think the G5 is better since as you mentioned, you can remove the battery and replace it with a new one. That means you don't need to lug around power banks or cable chargers all the time. The features I saw for the G5 are also good.
 
 
 
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