Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E970 vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4

LG Optimus G E970
lg optimus g e970
Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Samsung
Announced September 2012 March 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - April 2013
Colors Black White Frost, Black Mist
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 147.1 g ( oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 [Similar] Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 4.99 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.97% 72.15%
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, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [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, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 324 h Up to 350 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 17 h