LG G2 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3 – Fight!

by Jerry D on September 3, 2013

If you throw the LG G2 into a fight against the Samsung Galaxy S3, which one triumphs? Does the 5.2-inch screen on the G2, beat the display on the Galaxy S3? Does the G2 include more storage? These questions (and more besides) are answered below. Just scroll down a bit…

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LG G2 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3: 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 Samsung Galaxy S3
Display 5.2-inch True HD IPS LCD 4.8-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
(423.654 PPI)
720 x 1280 pixels
(306.042 PPI)
Keyboard No No
Processor 2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 1.4GHz quad core Exynos 4412
Software Android 4.2.2 Android 4.0.4
Storage 32GB internal, no expansion slot 16, 32 or 64 internal, microSD cards up to 64GB
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, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, image stabilization and 1080p video recording
Front
camera
Yes, 2.1MP Yes, 1.9MP
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 and EDR
Size 70.9 x 138.5 x 8.9mm 70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6mm
Weight 143g 133g
Talktime TBC 12.0 hours
Standby TBC 790 hours
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, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, barometer, stereo FM radio with RDS, S-Voice, TV-out and Smart Stay eye-tracking

BPF Verdict: The LG G2 wins!

The LG G2 wins this match-up. It beats the Samsung Galaxy S3 over 10 rounds (see below), winning 3 of them, drawing 5 and losing 2. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:

  1. The best connectivity: Comparable
  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: Comparable
  8. The most storage: No
  9. The best battery life: N/A
  10. The best extras: Comparable

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