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LG Freedom (UN272) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)

Side by side comparison between LG Freedom vs Samsung Galaxy S4 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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3"
TFT

240x400

2
MP
256MB
RAM

Single-core

1000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
29Points Samsung Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720) Compare LG Freedom X
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Freedom (UN272)} 0 Advantage LG Freedom (UN272) vs Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)} 29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
1x 480MHzvs+1.9GHz 32bit Quad-core (28nm)5 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
256MBvs+2GB LPDDR37 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
480MBvs+16GB (12GB available)25 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
133 grams (4.66 ounces)vs+130 grams (4.55 ounces)2%
Lighter
15.2 millimeters (0.6 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)92%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
240x400 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels21 times
Higher resolution screen
155 PPIvs+441 PPI185%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3"vs+5"67%
Larger screen
(back) 2MPvs+(back) 13MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+HDR photo/video only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 2.1MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
QVGA (320x240)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
10 appsvs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)349999 times
More apps available to download and use
3G CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev Avs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A) 2.4 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps41 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Accelerometer, ANT+, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1000 mAhvs+2600 mAh160%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
3.0 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
WAP, HTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

7 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
3.5mm jack
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
MicroUSB 2.0 / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+ specs and more in the table below

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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
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ModelFreedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Other model namesUS Cellular LG Freedom, LG UN272Sprint Galaxy S4 L720 CDMA, Samsung Altius
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGSamsung
Release date10/20/20124/27/2013, Announced: 3/15/2013
Depth15.2 millimeters (0.6 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)53 x 107 millimeters (2.09 x 4.21 in)69.8 x 136.6 millimeters (2.75 x 5.38 in)
Weight133 grams (4.66 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size3" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~45.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution240x400 pixels1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)155 PPI441 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

๐Ÿค– Operating System

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
System versionProprietary OSAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
User Interfacefeature not registeredTouchWiz UI

โš™๏ธ Processor

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Chipsetfeature not registered32bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (APQ8064AB) (28nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 480MHz
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.9GHz Krait 300 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
RAM memory256MB2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage480MB16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2.4 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1700/1900/2100CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat3 (2)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Back camera (main camera)2 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)QVGA (320x240)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.14ยตm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
SensorsNot supportedAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1000 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging10W (5V/2A) Wired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredNot supported
Talk time autonomy5.3 hours17 hours
Standby250 hours (10.4 days)350 hours (14.6 days)

โž• Other features

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserWAP, HTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardRetractable QWERTY keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Titan Greyโ€ข Colors: White Frost, Black Mist
โ€ข Dual Shot camera
โ€ข mDNIe
โ€ข S-Voice
โ€ข Group Play
โ€ข Smart Stay eye tracking
โ€ข Dropbox (50GB)
โ€ข Java framework

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

LG Freedom (UN272)Galaxy S4 (SPH-L720)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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