Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs Nokia Lumia 520 vs Apple iPhone 5S

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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Nokia Apple
Announced September 2012 February 2013 September 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - April 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Black/Slate, White/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)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
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 Microsoft Windows Phone 8 iOS 7.0.1
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 305 PowerVR G6430
RAM 2 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 59.47% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.5 µm pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
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 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port
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 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1430 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
Up to 10 h