Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E973 vs LG G2 Mini

LG Optimus G E973
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LG G2 Mini
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG LG
Announced August 2012 February 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - April 2014
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
(5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)
129.6 x 66 x 9.8 mm
(5.1 x 2.6 x 0.39 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 121 g (4.27 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] -
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (321 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.55% 71.41%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio TBD FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, autofocus [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [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, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 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 Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2420 mAh
Stand by Up to 335 h -
Talk Time Up to 15 h -