Samsung GALAXY mini LG Optimus One

Samsung GALAXY mini vs LG Optimus One

Samsung GALAXY mini

Reasons to consider the GALAXY mini

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Weight Lighter 107 g vs 129 g Around 20% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 12 mm vs 13 mm Around 10% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 60x110x12 mm vs 59x113x13 mm Around 10% smaller
LG Optimus One

Reasons to consider the Optimus One

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 179 PPI vs 126 PPI More than 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 480x320 vs 320x240 2x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 480p @ 17fps vs 320 x 240 @ 15fps Shoots higher resolution video at a higher frame rate


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
Standby time Long standby time
GALAXY mini:23.8 days
Optimus One:22.9 days
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 Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
GALAXY mini:Unknown, 600 MHz
Optimus One:Arm Arm11, 600 MHz
Movie format Poor movies
GALAXY mini:320 x 240 @ 15fps
Optimus One:480p @ 17fps

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

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

Screen resolution Low resolution screens
GALAXY mini:320x240
Optimus One:480x320
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
3 MP
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
GALAXY mini:126 PPI
Optimus One:179 PPI
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
GALAXY mini:160 MB
Optimus One:170 MB
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support


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