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LG G2 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 40 Reasons for the

LG G2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

anonymous
2603
Clearly more battery power
Comment
3000 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
42.86% more battery power
anonymous
2043
Measurably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.26 GHz
vs
4 x 1.4 GHz
1.61x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1720
Plenty higher pixel density
Comment
423 ppi
vs
306 ppi
38.24% higher pixel density
anonymous
1357
A shade 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
1346
A lot more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1249
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
955
Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
1.9 MP
10.53% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
745
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
627
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
517
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
461
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
371
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
363
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
183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
171
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.
anonymous
171
Appreciably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
Adnan Ali
18
Has a guest mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
James Chaundy
10
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
10
Audio Zoom
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lets you record the voice you want to hear while shooting a video
John Smith
7
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
6
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
5
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
Parsa KH
3
A dedicated camera botton
Comment
Yes
vs
No
By pressing and holding down the volume down key in off mode it directly gets you to camera mode and by pressing it again it'll take a snapshot and lg made it easier to capture moments
Harshith Yeleswarapu
1
Has smart stay and smart pause
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dims and pauses only ifcyou arent looking at it
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
164
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
122
Notably 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
78
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
65
Clearly 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
97
Clearly 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
62
Notably 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
57
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
46
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
85
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
67
Sizably 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
62
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
40
Significantly 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
37
Explicitly 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
236
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 14 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to LG G2

anonymous
992
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
675
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
598
A little lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
143 g
10 g lighter
anonymous
518
A tad thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.30 mm thinner
anonymous
507
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
181
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
82
Modestly narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
70.9 mm
0.30 mm narrower
Adam Filip Marcus
27
Best price
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Best price in the relation of Quality-Price
anonymous
18
Modestly shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
138.5 mm
1.90 mm shorter
Rockingrocking Boy Aakshay
4
Good pic capture at night
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has better camera at night
Maaz Jamil
1
Its fast
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cuz its processor is good
Dami Agunbiade
1
Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
anonymous
-44
Slightly less body volume
Comment
82.94 cm³
vs
87.39 cm³
5.37% less body volume
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
189
Substantially 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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