LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

423 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.28 %
71.91 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

450 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
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 600 8974

Processor

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 320

RAM

2 GB LPDDR3
2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Available to use

24 GB
 

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.2.2)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

34.30 hours
the average is 19 h (1113 min)
 

Stand-by time

34.2 days (821 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.30 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1414 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

34.4 days (826 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 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
Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization
Digital image stabilization

Front

2.1 megapixels
2 megapixels

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)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Keys

Back: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
Black, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 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 Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

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

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

Screen mirroring

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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

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), 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), 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; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Other

NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
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
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 14, 2013

FCC ID value: ZNFD802
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.50 W/kg

Body

 
0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.67 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 07, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
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