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LG Optimus G vs HTC One X

Posted: , by John V.


Call Quality:

LG Optimus G vs HTC One X
Neither is actually perfect when it comes to call quality, primarily because of some of the nagging issues that come up between them. Specifically, the HTC One X’s earpiece sounds weak in noisy environments – while there are some distortion issues that pop up on both ends of the line with the LG Optimus G.


Testing them out exclusively with last-generation data speeds, HSPA+ for the HTC One X and 3G EV-DO with the LG Optimus G, we’re given very similar results with battery life – and that’s despite finding the HTC One X having the smaller 1,800 mAh battery. With the two, we’re able to get through a solid day of normal usage with fully charged batteries. Meanwhile, heavier usage permits us at least 12 hours of battery life.


Being the new kid on the block clearly has an advantage, as the LG Optimus G is sporting hardware under the hood that’s more coveted right now – essentially giving it more nods when you factor in outright pricing. Specs aside, LG has made some considerable ground in enhancing its custom Android experience to put it in a more favorable position over the Sense experience of the HTC One X. When we think about the LG Optimus G’s superior hardware, premium construction, and its extensive software features, it really pulls itself ahead of the HTC One X at this point. Then again, we all know that HTC is about to unleash its newest flagship in the HTC One X+, which might give LG’s offering a good run for its money. But in the meantime, the LG can give itself a toast in knowing that they’ve finally triumphed over HTC’s best offering.

LG Optimus G vs HTC One X:


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posted on 22 Oct 2012, 08:57 1

1. android_hitman (unregistered)

nice comparison. thank you

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 23:32

11. almostbut_FAILED (Posts: 1; Member since: 22 Oct 2012)

like any android phones the LG optimus G is a rushed phone. Sure, it has a brand new processor but look at everything else: bad call quality, lag luster battery life, a OK camera...etc. I mean this is supposed to be LG's "BIG ONE" yet every review I have read about it says "there is nothing to write home about" LOL maybe android manufacturer can take some note on optimization from Apple

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 09:13 15

2. MeoCao (unregistered)

Nothing beats One X screen

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 09:16 9

3. psysect (Posts: 49; Member since: 27 Sep 2012)

One X Screen is unique..only htc j butterfly can beat it.

posted on 23 Oct 2012, 02:19 1

12. bayhuy (Posts: 320; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)

HTC One X: Mirror Mirror on the wall, who Is the fairest of them all?
- You, my HOX, are fair; it is true.
But J Butterfly is even fairer than you.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 10:00 1

4. rizevnarastek (Posts: 349; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)

Nice comparison but premium design and feel of Optimus G with it's toilet-like tiles in the back and plastic feel? Yes it's gorilla glass and it feels plasticy not glassy :) Plus the SLCD2 is better in my opinion.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 17:25

9. cheetah2k (Posts: 1746; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)

My first LG device might be the Nexus 4, only because it has google firmware not LG firmware.

LG has yet to convince me they've improved on their support and android update release times, so neg for me.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 11:06 5

5. b1acktiger (Posts: 223; Member since: 19 May 2012)

LG ? No Thank you.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 12:08 9

6. formersamsungphoneowner (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Oct 2012)


posted on 22 Oct 2012, 16:56 2

8. papss (unregistered)

I would never pick the one x over the G. Maybe the one x +

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 20:18 6

10. mattbui2 (Posts: 1; Member since: 22 Oct 2012)

Phone arena is so biased to everyone but htc. Im an android user but LG's interface is very ugly and horrible to use. Not even on par with Sense or Touchwiz

posted on 24 Oct 2012, 03:38

13. enGet (Posts: 31; Member since: 19 Oct 2012)

Buy either and replace the OS with vanila Android 4.1 nd you'll have one sweet-ass phone. Both have outstanding hardware.

Just avoid the S3. Flimsy piece of crap.

posted on 16 Nov 2012, 09:11

14. spanky (Posts: 81; Member since: 02 Jun 2011)

I find it pretty crazy how the one x still puts up a fight against all these newer phones (note II, s3, optmus g etc) Somewhat understandably so but what about Sprints Evo LTE? Its a better version of the one x. I dont get it. Not to mention if it wasnt for Sprints original evo none of the higher end htc phones would even exist.

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 06:13

15. JohnCorleone (Posts: 3; Member since: 26 Nov 2012)

I have the Sprint EvoLTE and the international quad core OneX. The EvoLTE is nice but I just got the Jelly Bean update on my One X and the phone is just a beast! I went and used it side by side against the One X+ and Antutu marks were almost identical and the X+ didn't feel as solid as mine. It was a floor sample though. We will have to see if/when the EvoLTE gets JB update if it provides the same boost it did to the quad core One X. I am still torn between the Optimus G and X+ but LG did do a nice job with the phone. The screen caught my eye from across the store

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