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LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

538 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.22 %
71.91 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser 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

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization
Digital image stabilization

Front

2.1 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Materials

Main body: Plastic
Main body: Plastic

Colors

Black, Gold, Purple, Pink, White
Black, Blue, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 320

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 64 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)
 

Stand-by time

22.8 days (548 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

23.0 days (553 hours)
the average is 25 days (595 h)
15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 25 days (595 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 24 days (566 h)
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (566 h)

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Cellular

GSM

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

UMTS

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

LTE (FDD)

Bands 3, 7, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

Mobile hotspot

Yes
Yes

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 30, 2014
Mar 14, 2013

FCC ID value: ZNFD855 link
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.21 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body

0.68 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.99 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.76 W/kg
0.67 W/kg