LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 42 Reasons for the

LG G2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

anonymous
2255
Plenty faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.26 GHz
vs
4 x 1.6 GHz
41.25% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1894
Clearly higher pixel density
Comment
423 ppi
vs
267 ppi
1.58x higher pixel density
anonymous
1378
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1069
Clearly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
1.9 MP
10.53% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
817
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
687
Lots lighter
Comment
143 g
vs
183 g
40 g lighter
anonymous
681
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.
anonymous
591
Somewhat thinner
Comment
8.9 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.50 mm thinner
anonymous
555
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
380
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.
anonymous
224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
187
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
179
Explicitly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
178
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
147
Sizably narrower
Comment
70.9 mm
vs
80.5 mm
9.60 mm narrower
anonymous
92
Shorter
Comment
138.5 mm
vs
151.1 mm
12.60 mm shorter
Adnan Ali
20
Has a guest mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
James Chaundy
12
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.
Kaustav Ghosh
12
Audio Zoom
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lets you record the voice you want to hear while shooting a video
John Smith
9
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
7
USB OTG (on-the-go) support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can be used as either USB host or slave without using any additional software.
anonymous
7
Plenty less body volume
Comment
87.39 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
30.79% less body volume
John Smith
6
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
4
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.
Adnan Ali
4
Double tap wake up
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can double tap the screen to screen on the device
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
202
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
156
Considerably higher ram speed
Comment
800 MHz
vs
400 MHz
400 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
89
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
923
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
77
Explicitly more memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
6.40 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
126
Vastly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.02 TFLOPS
0.10 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
80
Sizably higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
0.5 GPixel/s
3.10 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
anonymous
67
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
51
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
95
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
anonymous
78
Clearly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
72
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
46
Vastly more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
anonymous
40
Clearly newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

LG G2 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to LG G2

anonymous
2805
Slightly more battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
3000 mAh
3.33% more battery power
anonymous
1520
Modestly bigger screen size
Comment
5.5 "
vs
5.2 "
5.77% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1080
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
755
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
706
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
559
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
477
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
202
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
Aiden Richardson
47
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
anonymous
574
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
258
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 0 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 4412
ARM Mali 400 MP4
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali 400 MP4
anonymous
231
Measurably faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is better than LG G2 because...

Yes
vs
No

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