LG Optimus 4X HD vs Apple iPhone 5

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Display

Size

4.7 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
312 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.60 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30
Apple A6

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm

GPU

Nvidia ULP GeForce
PowerVR SGX543MP3

RAM

1GB LPDDR2
1GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 12 GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (4.1, 4.0.3), LG Optimus UI
iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x)

Battery

Capacity

2150 mAh
1440 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front

1.3 MP
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.21 x 2.68 x 0.35 inches (132.4 x 68.1 x 8.9 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.97 oz (141.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
3.95 oz (112.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Colors

 
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 13(700 c)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL
TV-out

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

A-GPS
A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 29, 2012
Sep 12, 2012

FCC ID value: ZNFP880 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2599A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.51 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

0.74 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.76 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.74 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
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