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LG Thrill 4G vs Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

LG Thrill 4G Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8

Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Market Status: Released

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8.9

Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3, 2.2)Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.5) TouchWiz UI 
Dimensions5.07 x 2.68 x 0.47 inches (128.8 x 68 x 11.9 mm)5.15 x 2.75 x 0.37 inches (131 x 70 x 9 mm) 
Weight5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.5 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 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 ppi207 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.

TFTSuper AMOLED Plus 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
3DGlasses-free (Parallax barrier)  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels, Dual-lens (3D)8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.8F2.6 
Camera sensor size 1/3.2" 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD), 1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light, Video calling 
3D captureVideos: Videos: 1280x720 (720p)  
Front-facing cameraYes2 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 OMAP 4430  
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX540Yes 
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 storage8 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (745 min)
 
Stand-by time13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1850 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), MySpace, TwitterFacebook, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz 
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI1.4via microUSB 
OtherDLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncML 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced21 Mar 201131 Oct 2011 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 450$ 600 

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