• LG Optimus 4X HD vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia ZR

Phone Comparison - LG Optimus 4X HD vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia ZR

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung Sony
Announced February 2012 May 2012 May 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Available - May 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Black Blue, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 68.1 x 8.9mm
(5.21 x 2.68 x 0.35in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
(5.17 x 2.65 x 0.41 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dust and Water Proof (IP55/IP58 certified)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064
GPU ULP GeForce Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory Upto 16 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.8 inches 4.55 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.74% 65.84% 64.49%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Yes Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 12 Class 12 Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, 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, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage Yes microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2150 mAh 2100 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 730 h (2G)
Up to 686 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 520 h
Talk Time Up to 9 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 10 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 13 h