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LG Optimus G LS970 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between LG Optimus G LS970 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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09 LG Optimus G LS970 vs 11 Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB

LG Optimus G LS970
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
4.7"
IPS+

768x1280

13.2
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

Non removable

Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
4.8"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

Removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


09 Advantages LG Optimus G LS970

Optimus G LS970vsGalaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
 7%7%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2vs1GB LPDDR2
 1%1%
+Thinner
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
 7%7%
+Higher resolution screen
768 x 1280 pixelsvs720 x 1280 pixels
 4%4%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
318 PPIvs306 PPI
 65%65%
+Higher resolution main camera
13.2 megapixelsvs8 megapixels
 8%8%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.4 (aperture)vsf/2.6 (aperture)
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps

11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB

Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GBvsOptimus G LS970
 128%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (57GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 64GB vsNot supported
 9%9%
+Lighter
133 grams (4.66 ounces)vs145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT Super IPS+
 2%2%
+Larger screen
4.8"vs4.7"
 7%7%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/3" inchesvs1/3.2" inches
 46%46%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2 megapixelsvs1.3 megapixels
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and saferAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanvsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensor
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo only main camera
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use2100 mAh
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DP
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 21 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
BrandLGSamsung
ModelOptimus G LS970Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Also known asSprint LG Eclipse 4G LTE, LG Optimus G, LG LS970Samsung Galaxy S III i9300, Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 3G
Country or region where it's soldUSAVarious (International)
Release dateNovember, 2012May, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)68.9 x 131.9 millimeters (2.71 x 5.19 in)70.6 x 136.6 millimeters (2.78 x 5.38 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)133 grams (4.66 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
HardwareLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ806432bit - Samsung Exynos 4412
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9 MPcore
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320ARM Mali-400
RAM memory2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)64GB (57GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
DisplayLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Display typeTFT Super IPS+Super AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches4.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution768 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)318 PPI306 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassfeature not registeredGorilla Glass 2
Mobile networks and dataLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/1900UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G networkLTE 1900Not supported
Data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Main camera13.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4192 x 3144 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Front camera1.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280 x 1024 pixels1600 x 1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, AC3MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Black
- Dual-mode CDMA/GSM phone
- LG Optimus UI v3.0
- G2 Touch Hybrid Glass screen
- 3G/4G mobile hotspot
- Colors: Pebble blue, Marble white
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- USB OTG On-the-go
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- TouchWiz with Motion UX
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Battery technologyLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity2100 mAh2100 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredEB-L1G6LLU
Talk time780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 day700 minutes | 11.7 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registered47400 minutes | 790 hours | 32.9 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.628 W/Kg (head) | 1.584 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.342 W/Kg (head) | 0.547 W/Kg (body)

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