Sony Xperia SP LG Optimus

Sony Xperia SP vs LG Optimus

Sony Xperia SP

Reasons to consider the Xperia SP

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 14x faster)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
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
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Much faster processor Unknown, 1700 MHz vs Unknown, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 3x faster)
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 319 PPI vs 191 PPI Around 70% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,280x720 vs 480x320 6x higher resolution screen
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Screen size Larger screen 4.6"" vs 3.0"" More than 2x larger screen
Standby time More standby time 29 days vs 20.8 days Around 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 13 mm More than 20% thinner
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 120 MB Around 68.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10.7 hours vs 5.5 hours More than 90% more talk time per battery charge
LG Optimus

Reasons to consider the Optimus

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 155 g Around 30% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 55×109×13 mm vs 131×67×10 mm More than 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Standby time Long standby time
SP29 days
Optimus20.8 days
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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