Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs Motorola Moto X vs BLU Life Pure

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Motorola BLU
Announced September 2012 August 2013 December 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - August 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black Black, White 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)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
142 x 69.4 x 7.7 mm
(5.59 x 2.73 x 0.3 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 128 g (4.52 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
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L240a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L240i
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, 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), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6589T
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included No No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS, Full Lamination Scratch Resistant Touch Panel
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 72.34% 69.80%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization, BSI Sensor
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 5 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 HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB 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
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 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 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 Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2200 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 13 h -