Specs Comparison: LG Optimus G vs. Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 at this time is the darling handset of Android market, on other hand there is Optimus G, LG’s latest flagship Android phone, the company believes that this device will gain its fate around & steal some thunders of Samsung and other platforms. Some say the new flagship smartphone is the most powerful handset from LG, but how well does the Optimus G play against the Samsung Galaxy S3?

LG Optimus G vs. Samsung Galaxy S III

Ergonomics & Design:

The LG Optimus G has a 4.7 inch LCD display, In comparison the Samsung Galaxy S3 has a slight larger 4.8 inch Super AMOLED HD display. Instead of a smaller screen Optimus G operates at resolution of 768×1280 and offers a pixel density of 318 ppi while the Galaxy S3 offers a resolution of 720×1280 and packs a pixel density of 306 ppi.

The LG Optimus G measures in at 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.45 mm and weighs 145g. The Galaxy S3 is 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm and weighs 133g.


At this point the Galaxy S3 is using Exynos 4412 Quad-core processor, clocking in at 1.4Ghz and supported with a 1GB of RAM. For the Optimus G, everything is better. It has a 1.5GHz powerful Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor supported by a 2GB of RAM.

Both the Smartphone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is on the cards.


The Galaxy S3 has 32GB built in storage and expandable with MicroSD officially supporting up to 64GB. The Optimus G has 32GB of internal memory; unfortunately, it does not have a micro SD slot.


The Optimus G has a 13MP rear camera which is better than the 8MP camera of Galaxy S3 while both have the ability to record video in http://whereslloyd.com/cls full HD 1080p quality. The Galaxy S3 has a 1.9 MP front camera, Optimus G also features a 1.3MP front camera.


Both Smartphones have 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and NFC technology.

Battery Life:

Both the handsets are fuelled with a 2,100mAh battery to power the phone for days and provide 22 hours of talk time to Galaxy S3 while only 15 hours to the Optimus G. The Optimus G has Li-Po battery whereas S3 has Li-Ion battery.


Samsung Galaxy S3 is priced around $640 on the other hand price is yet to be confirmed for Optimus G, but as from the sources it will be available at same price as Galaxy S3.

Wrap Up:

LG Optimus G has little better specifications as compared to Galaxy S3. Before we decide who is the winner there are some other factors need to be considered. We also have to check the camera quality, performance and other features. If all these things will somehow be generally better than Samsung Galaxy S3, LG might have a chance to grab the customers’ attention and can beat its competitors.