Difference between LG Optimus G and LG Optimus F7

Key difference: The LG Optimus G features a 4.7 inch screen and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). In terms of hardware, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064, 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Krait with 2 GB RAM. The LG Optimus F7, on the other hand, features a 4.7 inch screen and will run on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). In terms of hardware, it will have a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 2 GB RAM and an internal storage capacity of 8 GB.

With the constant upgrade in technology these days, new models of smartphones as well as upgraded models of smartphones with new features are being constantly launched in the market. Smartphones have become a way of life for many people, allowing them to do anything and everything on the go. This includes typing up a document, chatting with friends, video conferencing, writing up reports, checking e-mails, etc.

One of the most popular operating systems for smartphones and tablets is Android. Android is a Linux-based operating system owned and operated by the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 84 leading firms, which includes mobile handset makers, application developers, some mobile carriers and chip makers. The consortium is lead in part by Google, as well as HTC, Sony, Dell, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, Nvidia, and Wind River Systems.

A number of these companies’ smartphones and tablets run on Android. Android is an open source software, which means that the code is freely available for modification and distribution by device manufacturers, wireless carriers and enthusiast developers. One of these companies is LG Electronics. LG Electronics is a business of LG Corporation. LG Corporation is the fourth-largest conglomerate in South Korea.

A popular series of smartphones by LG Electronics is the LG Optimus. Some of the newer phones under this brand include LG Optimus G, LG Optimus L5, LG Optimus L7, etc. On, February 21, 2013, LG announced the new sub category in the LG Optimus lineup, the F series, namely LG Optimus F5 and LG Optimus F7.

The LG Optimus G features a 4.7 inch screen and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). In terms of hardware, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064, 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Krait with 2 GB RAM. It has a 13 MP or an 8MP primary camera, which is dependent on the market. It has a 1.3 MP secondary front camera. It is available with a storage capacity of 32 GB. It will have 4G and NFC capabilities.

The LG Optimus F7, on the other hand, features a 4.7 inch screen and will run on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). In terms of hardware, it will have a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 2 GB RAM and an internal storage capacity of 8 GB. The phone will have a 8 MP primary camera and a 1.3 Mp front facing secondary camera. It will have 4G and NFC capabilities.

The information for the detailed table about the two phones has been taken from the LG website and GSMArena.com.

 

LG Optimus G

LG Optimus F7

Launch Date

November 2012

Announced February 2013

Expected release Q2/2013

Company

LG Electronics

LG Electronics

Size

131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm (5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)

131.7 x 68.2 x 9.6 mm (5.19 x 2.69 x 0.38 in)

Display

True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen

768 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~318 ppi pixel density)

720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

TBA

Weight

145g (5.11 oz)

TBA

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 900 / 2100

HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100

4G Network

LTE Cat. 3 CSFB 700/1700

LTE

GUI

LG Optimus UI v3.0

TBA

CPU speed

Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait

Dual-core 1.5 GHz

GPU

Adreno 320

TBA

OS

Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Chipset

Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064

TBA

RAM

2 GB RAM

2 GB RAM

SIM Size

Micro-SIM

Micro-SIM

Internal Memory

32 GB

8 GB

Expandable Memory

None

up to 32 GB

Sensors

Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Connectivity

  • Network
  • Bluetooth Version
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • GPS
  • AT&T 4G LTE Network
  • 4.0+LE
  • Share a 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices
  • 802.11b/g/n
  • S-GPS For Enhanced Location Accuracy
  • Network
  • Bluetooth Version
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • GPS
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 802.11b/g/n

Data

WiFi, NFC, GPRS, EDGE, LTE, USB

WiFi, NFC, GPRS, EDGE, LTE, USB

Speed

HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE

HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP

Yes

USB

microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host

microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

13 MP/8 MP (market dependent), autofocus, LED flash (depending on the market)

8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus

Secondary Camera

1.3 MP

1.3 MP

Video

[email protected], LED video light

Yes (details TBA)

Camera Features

Geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization

Geo-tagging

Sound Enhancement

Dolby mobile sound enhancement

SNS applications

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

SNS integration

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Audio supported formats

MP3/WMA/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+/AC3 player

MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player

Video supported formats

MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV/DviX player

DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player

Battery Capacity

Non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery

Li-Ion 2540 mAh battery

Available Colors

Black

Black, White

Messaging

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

Browser

HTML5, Adobe Flash

HTML

Radio

Stereo FM radio with RDS

TBA

GPS

with A-GPS support and GLONASS

with A-GPS support

Java

Java MIDP emulator

Java MIDP emulator

Additional Features

  • Network
  • Bluetooth Version
  • Mobile Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • GPS
  • AT&T 4G LTE Network
  • 4.0+LE
  • Share a 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices
  • 802.11b/g/n
  • S-GPS For Enhanced Location Accuracy
  • Zerogap Touch
  • QSlide
  • QuickMemo
  • Android Beam
  • LG Tag+
  • Wise Ringtone
  • AT&T Messages
  • AT&T Navigator
  • Eco Mode
  • Connect to Social Networks
  • TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
  • Photo viewer/editor
  • Document viewer/editor
  • Organizer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input
  • Document viewer
  • Organizer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input

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