Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 4 E960 vs HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

general General Info

Manufacturer LG HTC Samsung
Announced October 2012 May 2013 September 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - June 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black Black, Silver Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
134.8 x 67 x 9.26 mm
(5.31 x 2.64 x 0.36 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
Weight 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - S Pen stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 203 Adreno 330 (LTE model)
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB storage 8 GB 32/64 GB storage
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.5 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.18% 61.69% 74.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto Focus, 1/3.2' sensor size, 1.4┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model)
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB
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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1860 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 hours (3G) Up to 539 h (2G)
Up to 577 h (3G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 12 hours (3G) Up to 11 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 11 h (3G)
Up to 21 h (3G)