Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs Motorola DROID Maxx

LG Optimus G E970
lg optimus g e970
Motorola DROID Maxx
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Motorola
Announced September 2012 July 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - August 2013
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm
(5.41 x 2.8 x 0.33 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 167 g (5.89 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 700 MHz Class 13
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 [Similar] Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 70.26%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

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

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 600 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 48 h