Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs LG Optimus G LS970

Apple iPhone 5
apple iphone 5
LG Optimus G LS970
lg optimus g ls970
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple LG
Announced September 2012 October 2012
Status Available - September 2012 Available - Q4 2012
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
(5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 144.9 g ( oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 1900
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 [Similar] Qualcomm APQ8064, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 69.01%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin [Similar] 13 MP, 4320x3240 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG - Supported

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Po
Capacity 1440 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 13 h