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LG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)

Side by side comparison between LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy A31 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)
4.7"
IPS

768x1280

8
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
25PointsSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)Compare LG Nexus 4 X
Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)

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!

Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)5 Advantages LG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)vsGalaxy A31 (SM-A315F)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
+139 grams (4.87 ounces)33%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 2Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core76%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (13GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)6%
Thinner
TFT NOVA IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
768x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels164%
Higher resolution screen
318 PPIvs+411 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+6.4"36%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/4" inchesvs+1/2" inches100%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.3MPvs+(front) 20MP14 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 5.0 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2100 mAhvs+5000 mAh138%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+14 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
ModelNexus 4 (E960 16GB)Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Other model namesLG Google Nexus 4 E960, LG Nexus 4, LG MakoGalaxy A31 SM-A315F (Single-Sim) NFC (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredSouth Africa
South Africa
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2012April, 2020
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 133.9 millimeters (2.7 x 5.27 in)73.1 x 159.3 millimeters (2.88 x 6.27 in)
Weight139 grams (4.87 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Operating systemAndroid 4.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 Lollipopfeature not registered
HardwareLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ806464bit - MediaTek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core KraitOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320ARM Mali-G52 MC2 820Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR24GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (13GB available)128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Display typeTFT NOVA IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution768x1280 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)318 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Front camera (secondary)1.3 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Panorama photo
- Miracast
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Prism Black, Prism Blue, Prism Red, Prism White
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
BL-T5
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2100 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby23400 minutes | 390 hours | 16.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG Nexus 4 (E960 16GB)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.55W/kg (head) | 1.27W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.41W/kg (head) | 0.48W/kg (body)0.488W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)
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