LG G2 vs LG G4

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
423 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels,
538 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

76.28 %
72.46 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

450 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 418

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Available to use

24 GB
21.9 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.2.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

34.30 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)
18.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time

34.2 days (821 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

34.4 days (826 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP
16 MP

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor
OIS, Laser autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects
RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Macro mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

OIS
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 MP
8 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.79 x 0.35 inches (138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm)
5.86 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (148.9 x 76.1 x 9.8 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

Notification light
Notification light, Interchangeable covers

Keys

Back: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Back: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Brown, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Mobile
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Memo, Dictionary
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 16, 2015

FCC ID value: ZNFD802
FCC ID value: ZNFH815 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.75 W/kg

Body

 
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.34 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.61 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Handsfree, Charger, USB cable, Manual

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 07, 2013
Apr 28, 2015
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