• LG Optimus Black P970 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Lava Iris 402

Phone Comparison - LG Optimus Black P970 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Lava Iris 402

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung Lava
Announced January 2011 May 2012 July 2013
Status Available - May 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - July 2013
Colors Black, Pink, Silver, White, Brown Blue, White Crystal White, Grey and Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122 x 64 x 9.2 mm
(4.8 x 2.52 x 0.36 in )
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
125.5 x 64.5 x 11.4 mm
(4.94 x 2.54 x 0.45 in)
Weight 109 g (3.84 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2(Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, TI OMAP 3630 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.2 GHz, MediaTek MT6572
GPU PowerVR SGX530 Mali-400MP Mali-400MP
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 256 MB
Internal Memory 2 GB storage (1 GB user-available) 16/32/64 GB storage 512 MB (App Memory - 100 MB, User Memory - 20 MB)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.8 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.44% 65.84% 56.37%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 3.0 MP, 2048x1536 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Yes
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Fixed Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB storage (1 GB user-available), 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 512 MB (App Memory - 100 MB, User Memory - 20 MB), 256 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2100 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 375 h Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 200 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 4 h (2G)
Up to 2 h 30 min (3G)