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LG Optimus G vs LG Optimus L9

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Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released
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LG Optimus L9 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.1.2, 4.0.4)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4) 
Dimensions5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches (131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm)5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 inches (131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm) 
Weight5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels540 x 960 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.

318 ppi234 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 
Screen-to-body ratio69.29 %67.61 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Voice activationAutofocus, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064TI OMAP4430 
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.

Quad core, 1500 MHz, KraitDual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 320PowerVR SGX540 
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.

2048 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage 2.3 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time15.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
33.0 days (791 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 11.50 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 26.2 days (628 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity2100 mAh2150 mAh 
Not user replaceableYes  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, 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, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
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-GPS, GlonassA-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSB  
OtherNFC, DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced28 Aug 201229 Aug 2012 

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