Difference between LG Optimus L7 II Dual and Samsung Galaxy Win

Key difference: The LG Optimus L7 II Dual is a mid-segment phone from LG. The phone is a dual SIM phone. The device features a 4.3 inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It runs on Android v 4.1.2 (JellyBean), which is backed by 1.0 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon processor and 768 MB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy Win is yet another phone by the Samsung Corporation. The Samsung Galaxy Win comes in two variants: Single-SIM and Dual-SIM. The Samsung Galaxy Win is also sold as Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro in certain markets. The phone is a quad-core smartphone aimed at the budget segment.  Samsung Galaxy Win or Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) which is powered by 1.2GHz Quad core Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Processor and 1 GB of RAM.

LG Electronics is a business segment of LG Corporation. LG Corporation is the fourth-largest conglomerate in South Korea. It is known for its various products, such as home appliances, TV and Home Entertainment products, computer products, etc. One of these product segments includes mobile phones, namely the LG Optimus series. Some of the newer phones under this brand include LG Optimus G, LG Optimus L5, LG Optimus L7, etc. LG also recently announced the LG Optimus L7 II Dual.

The LG Optimus L7 II Dual is a mid-segment phone from LG. The phone is a dual SIM phone. The device features a 4.3 inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It runs on Android v 4.1.2 (JellyBean), which is backed by 1.0 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon processor and 768 MB of RAM. The phone also has Adreno 203 for graphics support. The phone comes with a 2460 mAh Li-Ion battery.

The phone features an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash, as well as a secondary VGA camera for video calling and self shots. The primary camera can record videos at 720p resolution with 30fps frame rate, which is quite a decent video resolution. The phone also supports various camera features such as geo-tagging, zoom, Normal shot, Panorama, Continuous shot, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night, Sunset, etc.

Some of the unique features on the phone are the Quick Switch Dual SIM Hot Key, which is a dedicated hot key allowing the user to switch between SIM 1 and SIM 2 with the push of a button. The phone also has a Real-Time Quicktranslator, which allows the user to scan a sign, a menu or anything else and translate it into another language. The feature recognizes 44 languages and translates into 64 languages. The LG Optimus L7 II Dual also has Cross-Tasking QSlide feature, which allows the user to simultaneously run two functions on transparent layer on the phone. The device also has an exterior Quick Button that provides quick access to the user’s favorite features and apps. The Samsung Galaxy Win is yet another phone by the Samsung Corporation. Samsung seems to want to flood the market with its own products. In fact, it seems that Samsung’s biggest competitor will soon be Samsung itself. This seems even more likely as despite numerous phones in the market, Samsung also releases variants of those phones. The Samsung Galaxy Win comes in two variants: Single-SIM and Dual-SIM. The Samsung Galaxy Win is also sold as Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro in certain markets.

The phone is a quad-core smartphone aimed at the budget segment.  Samsung Galaxy Win or Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) which is powered by 1.2GHz Quad core Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Processor and 1 GB of RAM.

The user interface is that usual Samsung TouchWiz, however it has the additional Motion UI. The Motion UI allows user to control certain features on the phone by moving the phone a certain way. An example would be flipping the phone to face downward will mute the incoming call. The device also has an Easy Mode that helps the user access key functions such as favorite contacts, apps, dialer, etc on the homescreen with ease.

The device features a 4.7 inch WVGA TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It also has a 5 Mega pixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash and auto focus, as well as a VGA front facing camera. The phone also has additional camera features such as Continuous Shot, Best Photo, Color Effect and Scene Mode.

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

 

LG Optimus L7 II Dual

Samsung Galaxy Win

Launch Date

March 2013

May 2013

Company

LG

Samsung

Size

122.2 x 66.6 x 9.7 mm

133.3 x 70.7 x 9.65 mm

Display

4.3 inch IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen

4.7 inch WVGA TFT LCD

Screen

WVGA 480 x 800 pixels (~217 ppi pixel density); 16M colors

480 x 800 pixels (~199 ppi pixel density)

Protection

-

-

Weight

127g

144 g (5.04 oz)

2G Network

GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I8550

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I8552 (Dual SIM version)

3G Network

UMTS 900/1900/2100 MHz

HSDPA 900 / 2100

4G Network

No

-

GUI

Custom UI

Samsung TouchWiz

CPU speed

MSM8225 1.0 GHz Dual-Core

1.2GHz Quad core Application Processor

GPU

Adreno 203

Adreno 203

OS

Android v4.1.2 JellyBean

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

Chipset

Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon

Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200

RAM

768MB RAM

1GB RAM

SIM Size

Dual SIM

Mini-SIM and Micro-SIM (Optional Dual SIM)

Internal Memory

4GB

8 GB

Expandable Memory

microSD, up to 32GB

Up to 32GB

Sensors

Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Digital Compass

Connectivity

Class 12 GPRS, Class 12 EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0, USB V2.0 HS, 3G

WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA, MicroUSB, USB 2.0

Data

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

HSDPA 7.2Mbps (HSUPA 5.6Mbps)

HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v3.0

Bluetooth 3.0

USB

USB V2.0 HS

MicroUSB, USB 2.0

Primary Camera

8 MP

5 Mega pixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash and auto focus

Secondary Camera

VGA

VGA camera

Video

720 x 480 @ 30fps

Playback: 800x480 @30fps

Recording: 720x480 @30fps

Camera Features

Zoom, Normal, Panorama, Continuous shot, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night, Sunset, Geo-Tagging, ISO

Color Effect, Scene Mode, Continuous Shot, Best Photo

Sound Enhancement

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Audio supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, AAC-LC, AMR-NB, WMA

AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA

Video supported formats

MPEG-4 / H.263 /H.264 / DivX

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, AVI, mp4, wmv, flv, mkv, WebM

Battery Capacity

Li-Ion 2460 mAh

Li-ion 2,000 mAh

Talk time

2G: Up to 570min

3G: Up to 750min

Up to 11 hours

Stand-by

Up to 800h

Up to 210 hours

Available Colors

Black, White

Ceramic White, Titan Gray

Messaging

SMS (threaded view), MMS, G'Talk, Email

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

Browser

HTML

HTML5

Radio

FM radio

FM Radio with RDS

GPS

GPS, A-GPS

Yes, with A-GPS

Java

Java via Java MIDP emulator

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Additional Features

  • Exclusive Editable Menu Categorization & Live wallpaper
  • Real-Time Quicktranslator
  • Cross-Tasking QSlide
  • YouTube / Gmail / Google Talk / Google Map / Play Store / Google Search
  • Advanced Quickmemo
  • SNS integration
  • Document editor
  • Organizer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input
  • Dual SIM Always On (Optional)
  • Samsung Apps
  • Samsung Kies/ Samsung Kies Air
  • Samsung TouchWiz
  • Samsung Hub - Game Hub/ Readers Hub
  • Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
  • Easy Mode, Smart Alert, Motion UX
  • Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube,
  • Google Places, Google Navigation (Turn-by-turn Navi.)
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input

Image Courtesy: lg.com, samsung.com

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