Comparison between:
- Nokia 3
- LG G3

Brand and model

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

Nokia 3LG G3
Nokia 3
Prices
LG G3
Prices
Model aliasTA-1020
TA-1028
TA-1032
TA-1038
LG-D850
D850
LG-D851
D851
LG-D852
D852
LG-D855
D855
LG-LS990
LGLS990
LS990
LG-F400S
F400S
G3 Dual-LTE LG-D856
LG-VS985
VS985

Design

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

Width71.4 mm
7.14 cm
0.23 ft
2.81 in
74.6 mm
7.46 cm
0.24 ft
2.94 in
Height143.4 mm
14.34 cm
0.47 ft
5.65 in
146.3 mm
14.63 cm
0.48 ft
5.76 in
Thickness8.68 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
Weight-149 g
0.33 lbs
5.26 oz
Volume88.87 cm³
5.4 in³
97.13 cm³
5.9 in³
ColorsBlack
Silver
Copper
Blue
Red
Violet
Gold
White
Black
Body materialsAluminium alloyMetal
Plastic

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-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

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

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)

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 technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
EV-DO Rev. A

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 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
User interface (UI)-Optimus

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.

SoCMediaTek MT6737Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A53Krait 400
CPU bits64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores44
CPU frequency1300 MHz2500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores14
GPU frequency600 MHz578 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB
3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency640 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB
32 GB
-eMMC

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyIPSIPS+
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area67.53 %76.66 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
Full Lamination Technology
450 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

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 modelSamsung S5K4H8YXSony IMX135 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor9.427.38
Aperturef/2f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
32.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.97 mm
29.29 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Macro mode
Laser autofocus (LAF)
-OIS+
1080p @ 60 fps

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 modelSamsung S5K4H8YXSony IMX208
Sensor typeCMOS BSI-
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
2.7 x 1.5 mm
0.12 in
Pixel size1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.406 µm
0.001406 mm
Crop factor9.4214.01
Aperturef/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
32.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view84 °-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
802.11a
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.

Version4.14.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
FTP
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
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

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
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
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
MKV
MP4
WMV
Xvid
DivX
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2650 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time-12 h
720 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time-310 h
18600 min
12.9 days
3G talk time-13 h
780 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time-310 h
18600 min
12.9 days
4G stand-by time-195 h
11700 min
8.1 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A-
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Removable
-SiO+

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)0.484 W/kg0.377 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.85 W/kg0.314 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.76 W/kg0.39 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.15 W/kg0.76 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-D851 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.420 W/kg; body - 1.150 W/kg
D855 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.377 W/kg; body - 0.314 W/kg
D855 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.560 W/kg; body - 0.990 W/kg
VS985 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.560 W/kg; body - 0.990 W/kg
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