Phone Comparison - LG Optimus G E973 vs HTC One Mini vs ZTE Nubia Z5S mini

general General Info

Manufacturer LG HTC ZTE
Announced August 2012 July 2013 November 2013
Status Available - September 2012 Available - August 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black Black, Silver Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
(5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
7.6 mm thickness
(0.3 in thickness)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz) 120 g (4.23 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
LTE (market dependent)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 305 -
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory N/A 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No No

display Display

Type True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.3 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (321 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.55% 60.93% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio TBD Yes -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, autofocus 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization 1/3'' sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with 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, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No No

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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Po Battery -
Capacity 2100 mAh 1800 mAh -
Stand by Up to 335 h Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 15 h Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
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