Does the 4.7-inch screen on the One, blow away the display on the Optimus G Pro? How speedy is the quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor under the hood? Is the Optimus G Pro smaller and thinner than its rival? All of these questions are answered below…
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro: stat-fight
Here’s how the two phones compare. If you you want more information on any of the technologies that you see mentioned, click on a highlighted term to find out more about it. Or view our FAQs.
|HTC One||VS||LG Optimus G Pro|
|Display||4.7-inch Super LCD3||5.5-inch Full HD-IPS LCD|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels
|1080 x 1920 pixels
|Processor||1.7GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600||1.7GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600|
|Software||Android 4.1.2||Android 4.1|
|Storage||32 or 64GB internal, no expansion slot||32GB internal, microSD cards up to 32GB|
|4.0 Megapixels with Ultrapixel image sensor, autofocus, LED flash, simultaneous HD video/image recording, face detection, geo-tagging and 1080p video recording||13.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, image stabilization, face detection, geo-tagging, dual recording, VR panormama and 1080p video recording|
|Yes, 2.1MP||Yes, 2.1MP|
|Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP||4.0 with A2DP|
|Size||68.2 x 137.4 x 9.3mm||76.1 x 150.2 x 9.4mm|
|Extras||GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, TV-out, stereo speakers, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality and Beats Audio||GPS/A-GPS, NFC, acclerometer, digital compass, gyroscope, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality, TV out and Dolby Mobile|
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro analysis
You’ve seen the specs for the two phones above. But that doesn’t immediately tell you which one is technically superior. Here’s how this HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro fight plays out…
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Connectivity
The spec sheet of the One lists NFC, 3G/HSDPA, 802.11a/ac/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP as the core connectivity options. Data downloads will zip over 4G (if your network supports it). As for the Optimus G Pro, LG has built it with NFC, 3G/HSDPA, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi as standard. There’s also 4G connectivity where available.
— It’s a tie, a point to each phone (1-1)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Size/Weight
Run the numbers on these two phones and we get the following. The One is the slimmer of the two phones with a depth of 9.3mm. The Optimus G Pro is wider, measuring 76.1mm to the One’s 68.2mm. Neither the Optimus G Pro or the One is unwieldy. The former weighs 160g; the latter weighs a mere 143g. The One has the early advantage in this fight.
— The One wins (2-1)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Camera/Video
HTC has opted for a 4.0 Megapixel camera in its phone, which boasts an Ultrapixel image sensor with 8.0MP performance, autofocus, LED flash, simultaneous HD video/image recording, face detection, geo-tagging and 1080p video recording. There’s also a 2.1MP front camera.
The Optimus G Pro beats its opponent for raw Megapixels with an improved 13.0 Megapixel lens with a maximum resolution of 4208 x 3120 pixels, plus autofocus, touch focus, image stabilization, face detection, geo-tagging, dual recording, a VR panorama mode and 1080p video recording. An extra camera on the front is designed for video calling. The resolution is 2.1MP.
— It’s a tie, one point to each phone (3-2)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Display
HTC has built the One with a 4.7-inch touch-sensitive display. The Super LCD3 screen has a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The pixels per inch (PPI) measurement here is a brilliant 468.723.
|The HTC One features a 4.7-inch Super LCD3 display with a quoted resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Its Pixels Per Inch (PPI) rating is 468.723.|
In comparison, the Optimus G Pro’s touch-sensitive Full HD-IPS LCD screen is a massive and unwieldy 5.5 inches wide. The resolution is also identical. With 2073600 pixels onscreen, the pixel density is a terrific 400.545 pixels per inch. But the One still beats it.
— The One wins (4-2)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Processor
— It’s a tie, one point each (5-3)
Half-time: HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro
At the halfway point, the One leads the Optimus G Pro by 5-3. Can the Optimus G Pro pull it back?
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Software
— It’s a tie, each phone gets a point (6-4)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Applications
— It’s a tie, the two phones share the points (7-5)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Storage
Next up, the storage fight. The HTC One is available in configurations that boast 32 or 64GB of built-in storage. The LG Optimus G Pro comes in a single 32GB model. There’s no expansion slot on the One, so its storage can’t be extended. In contrast, a microSD slot on the Optimus G Pro can boost the overall memory on LG’s phone to 64GB.
— The One wins (8-5)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Battery Life
We can’t score this round until we have full talk and standby time information for both phones.
— Tie. The One and the Optimus G Pro share the points (9-6)
HTC One vs. LG Optimus G Pro – Extras
— It’s a tie, one point each (10-7)
BPF Verdict: The HTC One wins! (10-7)
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