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LG Thrive vs Pantech Laser

LG Thrive

Reasons to consider the Thrive

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Touchscreen type More touch sensitive screen Capacitive vs Resistive Capacitive screens are much more sensitive to the touch of your fingers
Multi-touch Suports multi-touch Yes vs No Use intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Standby time More standby time 20 days vs 14 days More than 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Network Slightly faster max data speeds HSDPA (7.2 mbps) vs HSDPA (3.6 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (2x faster)
Talk time Slightly more talk time 7.5 hours vs 5 hours 50% more talk time per battery charge
Bluetooth Slightly newer bluetooth support 2.1 vs 2.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices

Reasons to consider the Laser

Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None Almost the same
Screen type OLED screen AMOLED vs LCD The Laser has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 300 PPI vs 179 PPI Around 70% crisper display of text, images and video
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 13 mm More than 20% thinner
Size Smaller 58×113×10 mm vs 59×114×13 mm Around 30% smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x480 vs 480x320 2.5x higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly lighter 115 g vs 130 g More than 10% lighter


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard


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