Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs HTC Desire 820

LG Optimus G E970
lg optimus g e970
HTC Desire 820
htc desire 820
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG HTC
Announced September 2012 September 2014
Status Available - November 2012 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors Black Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 67.20%
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, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 128 GB
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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)