LG Optimus L9 vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Top 13 Reasons for the

LG Optimus L9

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

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1093
Much more battery power
2150 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
30.30% more battery power
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685
Higher pixel density
245 ppi
vs
218 ppi
12.39% higher pixel density
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583
Significantly higher resolution
960x540 px
vs
800x480 px
35% higher resolution
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482
Modestly bigger screen size
4.7 "
vs
4.3 "
9.30% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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329
Every pixel has three subpixels
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.
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99
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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56
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Santiago Espínola
3
Look
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
Santiago Espínola
1
Quick translator
Yes
vs
No
Just scan a sentence to translate it
Anish Biswas
1
Has an IPS screen
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.
Anish Biswas
0
Support for multi window
Yes
vs
No
Has QSlide, Lg's native app which can run some specific applications in multiple windows
Anish Biswas
-1
Mass storage can be enabled
Yes
vs
No
Transferring from PC to Phone is easy and requires no additonal software
Anish Biswas
-2
Android, so more apps
Yes
vs
No
Android market has 1,000,000 apps available as on July 2013
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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94
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
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18
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

LG Optimus L9 is better than Samsung Galaxy S2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 13 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to LG Optimus L9

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852
Faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
20% faster CPU clock speed
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532
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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297
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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157
Clearly more internal storage
16 GB
vs
4 GB
12 GB more internal storage
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98
Somewhat thinner
8.5 mm
vs
9.1 mm
0.60 mm thinner
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89
Somewhat lighter
116 g
vs
125 g
9 g lighter
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76
Significantly more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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64
Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
0.96 W/kg
vs
1.25 W/kg
0.29 W/kg lower SAR for body (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 hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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55
Has a gyroscope
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
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55
Appreciably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.16 W/kg
vs
0.28 W/kg
0.12 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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-3
Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Yes
vs
No
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-348
Narrower
66.1 mm
vs
68.2 mm
2.10 mm narrower
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-360
Less body volume
70.3 cm³
vs
81.86 cm³
16.44% less body volume
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-393
Shorter
125.3 mm
vs
131.9 mm
6.60 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S2 is better than LG Optimus L9 because...

Yes
vs
No

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