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LG Nexus 4 E960 8GB vs Sony Xperia M2 3G

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG Nexus 4 vs Sony Xperia M2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia M2 X11LG Nexus 4 E960 8GB
LG Nexus 4 E960 8GB
4.7"
IPS

768x1280

8
MP

1.3mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare LG Nexus 4 X07Sony Xperia M2 3G
Sony Xperia M2 3G
4.8"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG Nexus 4 E960 8GB

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! Comment!


11 Advantages LG Nexus 4 E960 8GB
Nexus 4 E960 8GBvsXperia M2 3G
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2vs1GB
 6%6%
+Lighter
139 grams (4.87 ounces)vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT NOVA IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT NOVA IPSvsTFT LCD
 90%90%
+Higher resolution screen
768x1280 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 39%39%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
318 PPIvs229 PPI
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 1.3MPvs(front) 0.3MP
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB SlimPort®vsNot supported

07 Advantages Sony Xperia M2 3G
Xperia M2 3GvsNexus 4 E960 8GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Thinner
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
 2%2%
+Larger screen
4.8"vs4.7"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
Android 5.1.1 LollipopvsAndroid 5.0 Lollipop
 10%10%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2300 mAhvs2100 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
8GB (5GB user available)
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera / HDR photo/video only main camera
f/2.4 (aperture)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
3G+ HSPA+
21 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNA
4.0 version A2DP
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0 / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 2 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
ModelNexus 4 E960 8GBXperia M2 3G
Also known asLG Google Nexus 4 E960, LG Nexus 4, LG MakoSony Xperia M2 D2305 3G HSPA+, Sony Eagle Rita SS
Country or region availablefeature not registeredVarious (International)
BrandLGSony
Release dateNovember, 2012April, 2014
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)71.1 x 139.7 millimeters (2.8 x 5.5 in)
Weight139 grams (4.87 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)LG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Operating systemAndroid 4.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
HardwareLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ806432bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory2GB LPDDR21GB
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)8GB (5GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Display typeTFT NOVA IPSTFT LCD
Screen size4.7" inches4.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~63.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Display resolution768x1280 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)318 PPI229 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
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
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/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
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
Primary / back cameraLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
Front / secondary cameraLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Front camera1.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x1024 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)VGA (640x480 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 Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3MP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- Panorama photo
- Miracast
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 3D Surround Sound
- Sony ClearAudio+
- Sony SensMe
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2100 mAh2300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BL-T5feature not registered
Talk time900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day870 minutes | 14.5 hours | 0.6 day
Standby23400 minutes | 390 hours | 16.3 days35820 minutes | 597 hours | 24.9 days
Radiation rate (SAR)LG Nexus 4 E960 8GBSony Xperia M2 3G
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.55 W/Kg (head) | 1.27 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.41 W/Kg (head) | 0.48 W/Kg (body)feature not registered