Phone Comparison - LG Optimus L9 vs HTC Desire 500

LG Optimus L9
lg optimus l9
HTC Desire 500
htc desire 500
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG HTC
Announced August 2012 July 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - September 2013
Colors White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm
(5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 in)
131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 125 g (4.41 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.90% 59.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1/3.2' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2150 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by - Up to 435 h (2G)
Up to 401 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 17 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 1 min (3G)
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