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LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 45 Reasons for the

LG G2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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1985
Substantially more battery power
Comment
3000 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
42.86% more battery power
anonymous
1535
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.26 GHz
vs
4 x 1.4 GHz
1.61x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1257
Reasonably higher pixel density
Comment
423 ppi
vs
306 ppi
38.24% higher pixel density
anonymous
1108
Reasonably more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
977
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
5.2 "
vs
4.8 "
8.33% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
911
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
637
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
1.9 MP
10.53% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
577
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
493
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
412
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
333
Distinctly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
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.
anonymous
273
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
155
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
140
Vastly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
132
Notably 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.
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%.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
66
Distinctly 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
42
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
923
vs
428
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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
41
Vastly 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
55
Sizably 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
42
Distinctly 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
34
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
33
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
56
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
42
Considerably 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
40
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
31
Measurably 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
31
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.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
anonymous
81
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

LG G2 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to LG G2

anonymous
735
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
483
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
349
Somewhat lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
143 g
10 g lighter
anonymous
336
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
327
A little bit thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.30 mm thinner
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.
Sourab Banerjee
1
Better gpu mali 400 mp4
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-104
Slightly narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
70.9 mm
0.30 mm narrower
anonymous
-170
Slightly less body volume
Comment
82.94 cm³
vs
87.39 cm³
5.37% less body volume
anonymous
-187
Slightly shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
138.5 mm
1.90 mm shorter
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
84
Explicitly 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 S3 is better than LG G2 because...

Yes
vs
No

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