• Apple iPhone 4 vs Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini vs LG Optimus G E970

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini vs LG Optimus G E970

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung LG
Announced June 2010 October 2012 September 2012
Status Available - June 2010 Available - November 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Black, White White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm
(4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in)
130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 111.5 g (3.92.0.18 oz) 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-400 Adreno 320
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 59.57% 66.97%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio with RDS -
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po
Capacity 1420 mAh 1500 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 430 h (3G)
Up to 324 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 10 h