Motorola Droid Mini LG Optimus S

Motorola Droid Mini vs LG Optimus S

Motorola Droid Mini

Reasons to consider the Droid Mini

4G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Much faster processor Unknown, 1700 MHz vs 600 MHz, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 3x faster)
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 341 PPI vs 179 PPI More than 90% crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 10 MP vs 3.2 MP Take photos with more than 3x more detail for larger prints
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,280x720 vs 480x320 6x higher resolution screen
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 140 MB More than 117x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 15fps Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Talk time More talk time 28 hours vs 5 hours More than 5.5x more talk time per battery charge
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 6.5x faster)
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm More than 30% thinner
Screen size Larger screen 4.3"" vs 3.2"" Around 70% larger screen
Size Smaller 121×61×9 mm vs 59×114×13 mm More than 20% smaller
LG Optimus S

Reasons to consider the Optimus S

3G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Weight Slightly lighter 115 g vs 130 g More than 10% lighter


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Screen type Both have LCD screens, not as bright and vivid as most
LCD screens is generally not as bright or as vivid as OLED
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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