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LG Optimus F3 (MS659) vs Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG Optimus F3 vs Samsung Galaxy Avant phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG Optimus F3 (MS659)
4"
IPS

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2460
mAh

(Removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)Compare LG Optimus F3 X
Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
4.5"
TFT

540x960

5
MP

0.3mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)

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!

Optimus F3 (MS659)5 Advantages LG Optimus F3 (MS659)vsGalaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
+TFT LCD IPSAdvantage
This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+2460 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2100 mAh
+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
1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+1.5GB LPDDR250%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB (1.29GB user free)vs+16GB (12GB user free)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
140 grams (4.9 ounces)vs+137 grams (4.8 ounces)2%
Lighter
11.2 millimeters (0.44 inches)vs+9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)13%
Thinner
480x800 pixelsvs+540x960 pixels35%
Higher resolution screen
233 PPIvs+245 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4"vs+4.5"13%
Larger screen
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 4.4.2 KitKatAdvantage
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 5MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
+20 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 Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
ModelOptimus F3 (MS659)Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Other model namesT-Mobile LG Optimus F3 4G LTE, LG MS659MetroPCS Samsung Galaxy Avant G386T1, Samsung SM-G386T1
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2013July, 2014
Depth11.2 millimeters (0.44 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)62 x 116.1 millimeters (2.44 x 4.57 in)66 x 132.9 millimeters (2.6 x 5.23 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM893032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Dual-Core Krait 2001.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory1GB LPDDR21.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage4GB (1.29GB user free)16GB (12GB user free)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size4" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~63.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~63.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x800 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Not supported
Mobile networksLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 800/1700/2100LTE Cat3 850/1700/1900/2100 (Band 1,2,4,5)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, 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
CallingLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)VGA (640x480)
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 Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- S Voice
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2460 mAh2100 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby27360 minutes | 456 hours | 19 days22320 minutes | 372 hours | 15.5 days
Radiation rateLG Optimus F3 (MS659)Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.74W/kg (head) | 1.5W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.445W/kg (head) | 0.251W/kg (body)