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LG G2 vs Apple iPhone 5S

Top 41 Reasons for the

LG G2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

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1984
Noticeably more battery power
Comment
3000 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
1.91x more battery power
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1534
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.26 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.48x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1256
Way higher pixel density
Comment
423 ppi
vs
326 ppi
29.75% higher pixel density
anonymous
1108
Much more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
976
A lot bigger screen size
Comment
5.2 "
vs
4 "
30% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
909
Notably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
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637
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.75x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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574
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
492
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
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364
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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334
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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316
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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307
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Cooper Berry
32
Knock On
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Unique yet simple way to unlock phone
Dom In
16
Has 60 fps video
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has 30fps
Kaustav Ghosh
16
Has a guest mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lim Chee Hean
13
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
John Smith
10
The smallest of the big screen phones
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The LG G2 is the smallest of the big screen phones, thanks to the skimpy bezels around its display. This means it is noticeably less wide and less tall than than direct rivals such as the Sony Xperia Z1 Z2, HTC One M8, Galaxy S5.
Kaustav Ghosh
8
Audio Zoom
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lets you record the voice you want to hear while shooting a video
Damian Ramirez
7
Has curved design
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It makes better the support in hands and more pretty.
James Chaundy
5
Elegant Edge-to-edge to display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This device has virtually no bezels on the sides making the screen elegantly stand out and therefore has much smaller dimensions for its screen size.
John Smith
5
More for your money
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The LG G2 costs less from every retailer around the world on release and even now as compared to its direct rivals like the iphone 5s and the galaxy s4.
John Smith
5
Best screen to bezel ratio 2013/2014
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The LG G2 has more screen for every bit of side and top bottom bezel. This means, the face of the phone is 75% display. Now compare that with rivals like the iphone 5s and the Galaxy line often maxing out at barely 60%.
Rajesh Desai
4
USB OTG (on-the-go) support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can be used as either USB host or slave without using any additional software.
John Smith
4
Display blends into bezel
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means that there is no black border frame around the edges of the entire display like on all iphones and most Galaxies.
John Smith
2
Built in slow motion video playback
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The camera records at 60fps and the gallery app can play this video in slow motion.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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43
Considerably more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
42
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
anonymous
39
Vastly bigger L2 cache
Comment
2 MB
vs
1 MB
1 MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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304
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
240
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
209
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
81
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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65
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
64
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
58
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
57
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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31
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

LG G2 is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 25 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to LG G2

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476
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
348
A lot lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
143 g
31 g lighter
anonymous
333
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
326
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.9 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
305
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
220
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
130
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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104
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
97
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
61
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
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59
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Bishesh Gurung
1
Touch IDnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Touch ID enables to use the password as fingers.
Crosby Smith
5
Passbook for boarding passes
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Quick access with one finger swipe at the boarding gate
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-105
Appreciably narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
70.9 mm
12.30 mm narrower
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-172
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
87.39 cm³
1.59x less body volume
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-189
A lot shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
138.5 mm
14.70 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
42
Considerably wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
35
Substantially bigger L1 cache
Comment
256 KB
vs
32 KB
224 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
44
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
34
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
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35
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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193
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
68
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
40
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
10
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5S is better than LG G2 because...

Yes
vs
No

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