Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E973 vs Apple iPhone 5S

LG Optimus G E973
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Apple
Announced August 2012 September 2013
Status Available - September 2012 Available - September 2013
Colors Black Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
(5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 iOS 7.0.1
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (321 ppi) [Similar] 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.55% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, autofocus [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features 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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE 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 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
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 335 h Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 15 h Up to 10 h