LG G2 vs. LG Optimus G Pro – What’s the difference?

by Jerry D on September 2, 2013

If you set the LG G2 against the LG Optimus G Pro in a mobile melee, which phone wins? Is the 5.2-inch display on the G2 better than the 5.5-incher on the Optimus G Pro? Does the G2 have a more versatile operating system? These burning questions (and more besides) are answered in the table below.

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LG G2 vs. LG Optimus G Pro: 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 LG Optimus G Pro
Display 5.2-inch True HD IPS LCD 5.5-inch Full HD-IPS LCD
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
(423.654 PPI)
1080 x 1920 pixels
(400.545 PPI)
Keyboard No No
Processor 2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 1.7GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Software Android 4.2.2 Android 4.1
Storage 32GB internal, no expansion slot 32GB internal, microSD cards up to 32GB
Rear
camera
13.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization, HDR, face detection 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
Front
camera
Yes, 2.1MP Yes, 2.1MP
4G LTE LTE
3G 3G/HSDPA 3G/HSDPA
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 76.1 x 150.2 x 9.4mm
Weight 143g 160g
Talktime TBC TBC
Standby TBC TBC
Extras GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, Gorilla Glass 3, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and a TV-out GPS/A-GPS, NFC, acclerometer, digital compass, gyroscope, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality, TV out and Dolby Mobile

BPF Verdict: The LG G2 wins!

The LG G2 wins this match-up. It beats the LG Optimus G Pro over 10 rounds (see below), winning 2 of them, drawing 7 and losing 1. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:

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

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