Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs LG Nexus 5 vs LG Nexus 5X

Price Comparison (India) - -

general General Info

Manufacturer LG LG LG
Announced September 2012 October 2013 September 2015
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2013 Available - October 2015
Price - - Rs. 27,999 ($411.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Black, White Black, White, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 in)
Weight 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - American model
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - American model
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - American model
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 & dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 418
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included No No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.95 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 70.86% 69.73%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Laser Autofocus, 1.55┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 17 h -