Comparison between:
- LG Optimus Zone 3
- BLU Studio J5
- Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

LG Optimus Zone 3BLU Studio J5Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500
LG Optimus Zone 3
Prices
BLU Studio J5Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500
Prices
Model aliasLG-VS425PP
VS425PP
S0290UUGalaxy S IV I9500
GT-I9500
I9500

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width66.5 mm
6.65 cm
0.218 ft
2.618 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
69.8 mm
6.98 cm
0.229 ft
2.748 in
Height131.8 mm
13.18 cm
0.432 ft
5.189 in
142.8 mm
14.28 cm
0.469 ft
5.622 in
136.6 mm
13.66 cm
0.448 ft
5.378 in
Thickness8.89 mm
0.889 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
9.6 mm
0.96 cm
0.031 ft
0.378 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight113 g
0.25 lbs
3.99 oz
-130 g
0.29 lbs
4.59 oz
Volume77.92 cm³
4.73 in³
100.07 cm³
6.08 in³
75.32 cm³
4.57 in³
ColorsBlackGray
Rose-gold
Gold
Black
White
Blue
Body materialsPlasticMetal-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards121

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSM-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
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UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesLTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909MediaTek MT6735Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A534x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A15, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores448
CPU frequency1100 MHz1000 MHz1600 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 304ARM Mali-T720 MP1PowerVR SGX544 MP3
GPU cores-13
GPU frequency400 MHz600 MHz480 MHz
RAM capacity1.5 GB1 GB2 GB
RAM type-LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency533 MHz640 MHz800 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB8 GB16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.2 in
56 mm
5.6 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height3.92 in
99.64 mm
9.96 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 854 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density218 ppi
85 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area63.87 %66.33 %72.52 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
--Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Thermometer
Humidity

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model--Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size--1.136 µm
0.001136 mm
Crop factor--7.38
ISO--50 - 1000
Aperture-f/2.8f/2.2
Shutter speed--1/14 - 1/10000
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--4.2 mm
30.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesContinuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
--Largan Precision Optics

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model--Samsung S5K6B2YX03
Sensor size--3 x 2.4 mm
0.15 in
Pixel size--1.563 µm
0.001563 mm
Crop factor--11.26
Aperture--f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--1.85 mm
20.83 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.14.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DPA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
EDR
GAVDP
GAP
GATT
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
PAN
SPP
SDP
SAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI--Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
MPEG-4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MP4
Xvid
DivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1940 mAh2300 mAh2600 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time11 h
660 min
0.5 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
2G stand-by time235 h
14100 min
9.8 days
200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
370 h
22200 min
15.4 days
3G talk time11 h
660 min
0.5 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time240 h
14400 min
10 days
200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
370 h
22200 min
15.4 days
4G stand-by time--320 h
19200 min
13.3 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovableWireless charging
Removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--0.421 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--0.543 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.08 W/kg0.343 W/kg0.85 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.95 W/kg0.737 W/kg1.55 W/kg
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