• Samsung i927 Captivate Glide vs LG Optimus G E973 vs HTC Sensation 4G

Phone Comparison - Samsung i927 Captivate Glide vs LG Optimus G E973 vs HTC Sensation 4G

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG HTC
Announced October 2011 August 2012 April 2011
Status Available - November 2011 Available - September 2012 Available - June 2011
Colors Black Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124 x 64 x 13 mm
(4.88 x 2.52 x 0.51 in )
131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
(5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)
126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - For Bell (Canada)
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon
GPU ULP GeForce Adreno 320 Adreno 220
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 768 MB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage N/A 1 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.7 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (321 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.50% 70.55% 61.88%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, autofocus 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face&smile Detection Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 114 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 560 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM, 1 GB ROM 2 GB RAM 1 GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included

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 not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2100 mAh 1520 mAh
Stand by Up to 396 h Up to 335 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 15 h Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)