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LG Optimus 3D MAX vs LG Optimus 4X HD

LG Optimus 3D MAX Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
Posted: 22 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

LG Optimus 4X HD Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 9.4

Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3.6) Optimus 2.0 Lite UIAndroid (4.1, 4.0.3) Optimus UI 
Dimensions4.99 x 2.65 x 0.38 inches (126.8 x 67.4 x 9.6 mm)5.21 x 2.68 x 0.35 inches (132.4 x 68.1 x 8.9 mm) 
Weight5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.97 oz (141 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels720 x 1280 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.

217 ppi312 ppi 
Technology

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.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
3DGlasses-free (Parallax barrier)  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels, Dual-lens (3D)8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Macro mode, Night mode, Mirror, Self-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
3D captureVideos: Videos: 1280x720 (720p)  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

TI OMAP4430NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 
Processor

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.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540 @ 304 MHzULP GeForce @ 520MHz 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage 12 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time4.00 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
9.36 hours
the average is 12 h (732 min)
 
Stand-by time17.6 days (422 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
30.5 days (731 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
10.86 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
28.6 days (686 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1520 mAh2150 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Positioning

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.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced22 Feb 201223 Feb 2012 

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