LG G2 vs. Apple iPhone 5 – Fight!

by Jerry D on September 10, 2013

What happens if you set the LG G2 against the old Apple iPhone 5? Which one wins? Is the 5.2-inch display on the G2 better than the iPhone 5’s? Which one has access to the most apps? Get the answers to these questions below…

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LG G2 vs. Apple iPhone 5: stat-fight

Here’s a comparison of these two phones. 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.

LG G2 VS Apple iPhone 5
Display 5.2-inch True HD IPS LCD 4.0-inch Retina
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
(423.654 PPI)
640 x 1136 pixels
(326.0 PPI)
Keyboard No No
Processor 2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 1.2GHz dual core Apple A6
Software Android 4.2.2 iOS 6
Storage 32GB internal, no expansion slot 16, 32 or 64GB internal, no expansion slot
Rear
camera
13.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization, HDR, face detection and 1080p video recording 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR and 1080p video recording
Front
camera
Yes, 2.1MP Yes, 1.2MP
4G LTE LTE
3G 3G/HSDPA 3G/HSDPA/CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP 4.0 with A2DP
Size 70.9 x 138.5 x 8.9mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6mm
Weight 143g 112g
Talktime TBC 8.0 hours
Standby TBC 225 hours
Extras GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, Gorilla Glass 3, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and a TV-out PowerVR SGX 543MP3 graphics, GPS/A-GPS, accelerator, digital compass, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality, gyroscope, Siri digital voice assistant

BPF Verdict: The LG G2 wins!

The LG G2 wins this match-up. It beats the Apple iPhone 5 over 10 rounds (see below), winning 5 of them, drawing 2 and losing 3. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:

  1. The best connectivity: Yes
  2. The best size/weight: No
  3. The best camera/video: Yes
  4. The best display: Yes
  5. The best processor: Yes
  6. The best software: Comparable
  7. The most applications: No
  8. The most storage: No
  9. The best battery life: N/A
  10. The best extras: Yes

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