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Sony Xperia ZQ vs LG Optimus G E977

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia ZQ vs LG Optimus G E977 phones. Which is the best phone?

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10 Sony Xperia ZQ vs 05 LG Optimus G E977

Sony Xperia ZQ





32bit Quad


Non removable

LG Optimus G E977





32bit Quad


Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia ZQ

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!

10 Advantages Sony Xperia ZQ

Xperia ZQvsOptimus G E977
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 64GB vsNot supported
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixelsvs768 x 1280 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs318 PPI
+Larger screen
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/3" inchesvs1/3.2" inches
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2.1 megapixelsvs1.3 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.4.4 KitKat is newer and saferAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatvsAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2370 mAhvs2100 mAh
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

05 Advantages LG Optimus G E977

Optimus G E977vsXperia ZQ
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (25GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
145 grams (5.08 ounces)vs151 grams (5.29 ounces)
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT Super IPS+ screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT Super IPS+vsTFT LCD
+Higher resolution main camera
13.2 megapixelsvs13 megapixels

34 Common items in both devices

+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking2GB LPDDR2
+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/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposuref/2.4 (aperture)
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTE
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files100 Mbps
+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
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Non removable / Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
+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 b/g/n / 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 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
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 2

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
ModelXperia ZQOptimus G E977
Also known asSony Xperia ZQ C6503, Sony Xperia ZL for Brazil, Sony OdinLG Optimus G E977, LG E977 Optimus G
Country or region where it's soldBrazilfeature not registered
Release dateApril, 2013September, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)69.3 x 131.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.18 in)68.9 x 131.9 millimeters (2.71 x 5.19 in)
Weight151 grams (5.29 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ806432bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait1.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 320
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)32GB (25GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHCNot supported
DisplaySony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Display typeTFT LCDTFT Super IPS+
Screen size5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080 x 1920 pixels768 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI318 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
4G networkLTE 2600LTE 700/2600
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Main camera13 megapixels13.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128 x 3096 pixels4192 x 3144 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/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Front camera2.1 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1280 x 1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 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
MultimediaSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, WMV, H.263, H.264MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, AC3
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
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 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
Infrared portSupportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerNot supportedSupported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Exmor RS™ mobile with HDR
- Timescape UI
- PlayNow
- 3D surround sound
- 16x digital zoom
- 3D sweep panorama
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- LG Optimus UI v3.0
- G2 Touch Hybrid Glass screen
- WiFi direct
- 3G/4G mobile hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Non removable
Battery capacity2370 mAh2100 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standby30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 days20100 minutes | 335 hours | 14 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia ZQLG Optimus G E977
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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