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LG Optimus L5 vs Samsung GALAXY mini 2

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PA Rating - 6
User Rating - 8.3

Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

Samsung GALAXY mini 2 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 6.5

Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0.3) Optimus UI 3.0 UIAndroid (2.3.6) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI 
Dimensions4.66 x 2.62 x 0.39 inches (118.3 x 66.5 x 9.88 mm)4.31 x 2.31 x 0.47 inches (109.4 x 58.6 x 11.9 mm) 
Weight4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches3.3 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.

144 ppi176 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors262 144262 144 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels3 megapixels 
FlashLED  
FeaturesAutofocus, ISO control, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timerSmile detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) (25 fps) 
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 S1 MSM7225AQualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A 
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.

Single core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5Single core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorAdreno 200 (enhanced)Adreno 200 (enhanced) 
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.

512 MB RAM512 MB RAM / 870 MB ROM 
Built-in storage2.5 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time37.5 days (900 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)9.60 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
7.50 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)37.5 days (900 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1540 mAh1300 mAh 
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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 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 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.

GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.13.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced21 Feb 201221 Feb 2012 

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