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

Comparing 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?


11 LG Optimus G LS970 vs 10 Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB

LG Optimus G LS970
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Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG Optimus G LS970

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11 Advantages LG Optimus G LS970

Optimus G LS970 vs Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1500Mhz 32bits Quad-Core vs 1400Mhz 32bits Quad-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches) vs 8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT Super IPS+ screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT Super IPS+ vs Super AMOLED
+Higher resolution screen
768 x 1280 pixels vs 720 x 1280 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
318 PPI vs 306 PPI
+Higher resolution main camera
13.2 MegaPixels (13.18) vs 8 MegaPixels (7.99)
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.4 vs f/2.6
+More talk time with your family and friends
13 hours vs 11.7 hours
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G+ HSPA+
 4X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB

Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB vs Optimus G LS970
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (57GB user available) vs 32GB (25GB user available)
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 64GB vs Not supported
133 grams (4.66 ounces) vs 145 grams (5.08 ounces)
+Larger screen
4.8" vs 4.7"
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/3" inches vs 1/3.2" inches
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2 MegaPixels (1.92) vs 1.3 MegaPixels (1.31)
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.3 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Advantage+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery 790 hours vs Not supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion - Removable vs Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Fixed
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS vs Not supported

24 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Supported
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness Supported
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer and Ambient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Supported
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Supported
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Supported
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Supported
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable USB micro-B with MHL
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device Supported
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices Supported
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5

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Model and Physical Features LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Brand LGSamsung
Model Optimus G LS970Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Also known as Sprint LG Eclipse 4G LTE, LG Optimus G, LG LS970Samsung Galaxy S III i9300, Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 3G
Country or region where it's sold USAVarious (International)
Release Date November, 2012May, 2012
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 8.5 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)
Weight 145 grams (5.08 ounces)133 grams (4.66 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating System (OS) LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Operating System Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware update feature not registeredAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Chipset and Hardware LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
CPU / Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 / KraitSamsung Exynos 4412 / ARM Cortex-A9 MPcore
Processor Clock / Cores 1500Mhz 32bits Quad-Core1400Mhz 32bits Quad-Core
GPU Graphical Controller Qualcomm Adreno 320ARM Mali-400
Internal Storage 32GB (25GB user available)64GB (57GB user available)
External Storage Not supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Mobile Networks and Data LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM Card Slots 1 sim1 sim
SIM Card Type micro SIM (3FF)micro SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/1900UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G Network LTE 1900Not supported
2G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum Speed Download 100 Mbps21 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 50 Mbps5.76 Mbps
Messaging and Calling LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
SMS SMS Auto Filling T9SMS with SWYPE
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedSupported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Screen size (inches) 4.7"4.8"
Display Type TFT Super IPS+Super AMOLED
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 318 PPI306 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass feature not registeredGorilla Glass 2
Digital Camera / Camcorder LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Main Camera 13.2 MegaPixels (13.18) 8 MegaPixels (7.99)
Main Camera resolution 4192 x 3144 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED FlashLED Flash
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedSupported
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Smile detection feature not registeredSupported
Face detection SupportedSupported
Sensor Size 1/3.2" inches1/3" inches
Aperture F f/2.4f/2.6
BSI Sensor SupportedSupported
HDR HDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front-Camera 1.3 MegaPixels (1.31) 2 MegaPixels (1.92)
Front-Camera resolution 1280 x 1024 pixels1600 x 1200 pixels
Multimedia LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Video Recording Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera HD (1280 x 720 pixels) HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Radio Not supportedFM with RDS
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audios formats MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, AC3MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and Interfaces LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output USB micro-B with MHLUSB micro-B with MHL
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC SupportedSupported
Infrared port feature not registeredNot supported
Other Functions LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Active noise cancellation SupportedSupported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player SupportedSupported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass and Ambient LightAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer and Ambient Light
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 Autonomy LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
Battery Technology Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - FixedLithium ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 2100 mAh2100 mAh
Battery Model feature not registeredEB-L1G6LLU
Talk Time 780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 day700 minutes | 11.7 hours | 0.5 day
Standby feature not registered47400 minutes | 790 hours | 32.9 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) LG Optimus G LS970Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9300 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registered0.628 W/Kg (head) | 1.584 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK feature not registered0.342 W/Kg (head) | 0.547 W/Kg (body)

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