• LG Optimus Vu vs Sony Xperia ion LTE vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

Phone Comparison - LG Optimus Vu vs Sony Xperia ion LTE vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Sony Samsung
Announced August 2012 January 2012 June 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - June 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.6 x 90.4 x 8.5 mm
(5.5 x 3.56 x 0.33 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm MDM9215 + APQ8064pro
GPU ULP GeForce Adreno 220 Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive touchscreen, Glove Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.55 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.35% 63.02% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich ton
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., slow motion video capture
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 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
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
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 Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1900 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 500 h (3G)
Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 312 h
Talk Time Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 17 h