PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of G2 vs iPhone 5c

Performance

Processing power and speed

LG G2
7.3
iPhone 5c
6.0
Passmark and Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

LG G2
n.d.
iPhone 5c
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

LG G2
5.3
iPhone 5c
5.1
Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G), Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

LG G2
9.1
iPhone 5c
7.9
Reviews from gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com, mobiletechreview.com and 1 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

LG G2
6.8
iPhone 5c
6.0

Winner
LG G2 

PhoneRocket recommends the LG G2  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of LG G2 vs iPhone 5c

geekbench Processor and memory performance

LG G2
2,572
iPhone 5c
671

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

LG G2
3,974
iPhone 5c
3,176

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of LG G2

Reasons to consider the
LG G2

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Significantly better overall performance 2,572 vs 671 More than 3.8x better geekbench score
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Much longer standby time (3G) 49,536 min vs 15,000 min More than 3.2x longer standby time (3G)
Much faster processor 2.26 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 75% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Much longer standby time 49,248 min vs 15,000 min More than 3.2x longer standby time
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly more battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 1,507 mA·h Around 2x more battery capacity
Noticeably bigger screen 5.2" vs 4" More than 30% bigger screen
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1136 x 640 More than 2.8x higher resolution
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Sharper screen 423 ppi vs 325 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Back view of Apple iPhone 5c

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Apple iPhone 5c

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Lighter 132 g vs 143 g Around 10% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

LG G2  vs iPhone 5c 

9.4
8.2
As it's now the norm, the viewing angles of this IPS LCD screen are very good, although still not perfect, as there's some noticeable brightness loss, but that's normal.
LG G2

10.0
8.0
It's an IPS panel too, so you get solid viewing angles, natural colours and really impressive detail.
LG G2

9.0
8.0
From here, you can quickly access Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and adjust brightness, too.
LG G2

Overall

9.1 Out of 10
7.9 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

LG G2  vs
iPhone 5c 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.2" 4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1136 x 640
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 423 ppi 325 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.26 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2.1 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
LTE-A
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,278 min 600 min
Standby time 49,248 min 15,000 min
Standby time (3G) 49,536 min 15,000 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 1,507 mA·h

form factor

LG G2  vs
iPhone 5c 
Weight 143 g 132 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 9 mm
Size 70.9 x 138.5 x 8.9 mm 59.2 x 124.4 x 9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 5.0 iOS 10
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
LG G2
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