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LG Optimus Sol vs LG Optimus L9

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LG Optimus Sol Remove phone

Posted: 22 Aug 2011
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 (2.3.4)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4) 
Dimensions4.82 x 2.46 x 0.38 inches (122.5 x 62.5 x 9.7 mm)5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 inches (131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm) 
Weight3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.41 oz (125 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.8 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

246 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.

Ultra AMOLEDIPS LCD 
Colors262 14416 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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 S2 MSM8255TI 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.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ScorpionDual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 205PowerVR 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.

512 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage1 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage 2.3 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
16.50 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
33.0 days (791 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.83 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
11.50 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)15.6 days (375 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
26.2 days (628 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Capacity1500 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 
Speakers Earpiece, 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 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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.

A-GPS, GlonassA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.0 
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 
OtherDLNA, 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 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced22 Aug 201129 Aug 2012 

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