Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs LG Nexus 4 E960 vs HTC One Mini

general General Info

Manufacturer LG LG HTC
Announced September 2012 October 2012 July 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - August 2013
Colors Black Black Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8/16 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included No No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 68.18% 60.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - No Yes
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 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection 1/3'' sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v3.0 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB 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 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included No No
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2100 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 390 hours (3G) Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 12 hours (3G) Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)