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LG Optimus G vs LG Nexus 4

Top Nine Reasons for the

LG Optimus G

Compared to LG Nexus 4

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Slightly higher pixel density
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320 ppi
vs
318 ppi
0.63% higher pixel density
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Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
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13 MP
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8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
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528
A tad thinner
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8.5 mm
vs
9.1 mm
0.60 mm thinner
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426
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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171
Distinctly faster uploads
Comment
9.4 MBits/s
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5.76 MBits/s
1.63x faster uploads
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Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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84
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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29
Somewhat shorter
Comment
131.9 mm
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133.9 mm
2 mm shorter
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Reasonably less body volume
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77.25 cm³
vs
110 cm³
42.39% less body volume

LG Optimus G is better than LG Nexus 4 because...

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Top 20 Reasons for the

LG Nexus 4

Compared to LG Optimus G

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Lots higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
1280x720 px
6.67% higher resolution
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614
A little lighter
Comment
139 g
vs
144.9 g
5.90 g lighter
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544
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
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No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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518
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
25.8 MBits/s
1.63x faster downloads
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Distinctly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
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No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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220
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
Yes
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No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
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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.
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103
Substantially lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.01 W/kg
0.46 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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A shade narrower
Comment
68.7 mm
vs
68.9 mm
0.20 mm narrower
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Is a SlimPort device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
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4
It was made by Google!
Comment
Yes
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No
Gives it an edge on gapps
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
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No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
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No
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
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No
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Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
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No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
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Yes
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No

LG Nexus 4 is better than LG Optimus G because...

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