Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung HTC
Announced October 2012 August 2014 January 2015
Status Available - November 2012 Available - September 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
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Weight 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network - LTE LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 330 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB storage 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.18% 70.43% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1860 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 hours (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 12 hours (3G) - -