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LG Optimus vs LG Thrive Size compare


LG Optimus Remove phone

Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Market Status: Released

LG Thrive Remove phone

Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.1, 1.6)Android (2.2) 
Dimensions4.29 x 2.15 x 0.50 inches (109 x 54.5 x 12.7 mm)4.47 x 2.32 x 0.53 inches (114 x 59 x 13 mm) 
Weight4.07 oz (116 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.58 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
Physical size3.0 inches3.2 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

192 ppi180 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio45.04 %45.57 % 
Colors262 144262 144 
Features Proximity sensor 
Camera3 megapixels3.2 megapixels 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detectionAutofocus, Digital zoom 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

600 MHz600 MHz 
Built-in storage0.12 GB0.15 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Talk time5.50 hours
the average is 15 h (890 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 15 h (890 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 18 days (434 h)
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 18 days (434 h)
Talk time (3G)4.33 hours
the average is 16 h (934 min)
Stand-by time (3G)20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
Capacity1500 mAh1500 mAh 
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Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, Twitter 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
OtherVoice recordingVoice recording, TTY/TDD 
Officially announced07 Jan 201012 Apr 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 180 

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