Phone Comparison - LG Optimus Black P970 vs Samsung Galaxy Express 2

LG Optimus Black P970
lg optimus black p970
Samsung Galaxy Express 2
samsung galaxy express 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung
Announced January 2011 October 2013
Status Available - May 2011 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, Pink, Silver, White, Brown Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122 x 64 x 9.2 mm
(4.8 x 2.52 x 0.36 in )
132.4 x 65.7 x 9.8 mm
(5.21 x 2.59 x 0.39 in)
Weight 109 g (3.84 oz) 134.2 g (4.73.0.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, TI OMAP 3630 [Similar] Dual-core 1.7 GHz [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX530 [Similar] -
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 2 GB storage (1 GB user-available) 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.44% 64.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 48 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB storage (1 GB user-available), 512 MB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 375 h -
Talk Time Up to 6 h -