Specs Comparison: HTC Desire X vs. LG Optimus L7

HTC has announced yet another mid-range marvel. In order to snaffle the legions of the older HTC Desire users with a more budget friendly handset, the company has announced the low priced HTC Desire X. There is nothing much remarkable about te phone but it has some decent features as a dual core processor, a Super LCD screen that measures 4 inches, etc. The LG Optimus L7 was released recently and is also a mid-range Android handset. So, here is a comparison between the HTC Desire X and the LG Optimus L7.

HTC Desire X vs. LG Optimus L7


The Desire X measures 118.5 mm lengthwise, 62.3 mm breadthwise and 9.3 mm in thickness. The phone weighs 114 g. The Optimus L7 measures 125.5 mm in length, 67 mm in breadth and 8.7 mm in thickness. It weighs 122 g. The Desire X sports a Super LCD capacitive display of 4 inches with a resolution of 480 * 800 pixels. The Optimus L7 features a 4.3 inches IPS LCD touchscreen with the same resolution. The L7’s panel is made of protective Corning Gorilla Glass. Multi touch feature is available in both phones. Also, the Desire X is driven by HTC Sense UI v4.0.


The phones run on Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The Desire X is powered by a dual core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon chipset processor clocked at 1 GHz. The Optimus L7 on the other hand is powered by a 1 GHz processor with a Qualcomm MSM7227A chipset.


The phones have 4 GB of internal storage. The Desire X has 768 MB RAM and the Optimus L7 owns 512 MB RAM. The phones have micro SD slots that can house up to 32 GB of extra memory.


The phones have 5 MP cameras in the rear that have LED flash, geo tagging, etc. The Desire X shoots videos with a quality of 480p and a frame rate of 30 fps. The Optimus L7 uses a VGA for video recording at a frame rate of 30 fps. The Optimus L7 has a secondary camera unlike the Desire X.


The phones support 2G and 3G networks via GSM and HSDPA. EDGE and GPRS features are available in both phones. Wireless network is enabled via Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, etc. Bluetooth and micro USB are local area connection options in both the phones. The Optimus L7 has a NFC chip.

Battery Life:

The Desire X has a Li-Ion battery rated at 1650 mAh. It offers about 833 hours of standby time and 20 hours of talk time. The Optimus L7 is fuelled by a Li-Ion battery rated at 1700 mAh. It offers 550 hours of standby time and 6 hours of talk time.


The price of the HTC Desire X is available around $365. However, the LG Optimus L7 seems to have been priced around $330.

Wrap Up:

There is a tie between the Optimus L7 and the Desire X. The Desire X has a multiple core processor, more RAM, better battery life, sharper screen, etc. The Optimus L7 has NFC support, larger screen, a thin body, etc. You can choose between either of the phones depending on your preference.

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