Phone Comparison - LG Optimus Vu vs BlackBerry Passport

LG Optimus Vu
lg optimus vu
BlackBerry Passport
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG BlackBerry
Announced August 2012 June 2014
Status Available - November 2012 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.6 x 90.4 x 8.5 mm
(5.5 x 3.56 x 0.33 in)
128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm
(5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 196 g (6.91 oz)
SIM Type - Single-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - QWERTY Keyboard

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) BlackBerry 10.1 OS
User Interface - BBOS 10
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 [Similar] Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AA Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 768 x 1024 pixels (256 ppi) 1440 x 1440 pixels (453 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.35% 56.40%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization AutoFocus, OIS, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light 1080p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.8, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
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 hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

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-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3450 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 500 h (3G)
Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 444 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)