Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs Apple iPhone 5S vs LG Nexus 5

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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Apple LG
Announced September 2012 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 320 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included No No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.0 inches 4.95 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 60.84% 70.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1440 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 250 h Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h Up to 17 h