PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of G3 vs G2

Performance

Processing power and speed

LG G3
7.7
LG G2
8.0
Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

LG G3
n.d.
LG G2
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

LG G3
5.2
LG G2
5.3
Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time (3G), Standby time and 1 more

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

LG G3
9.2
LG G2
9.1
Reviews from gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com, phonearena.com and 1 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

LG G3
7.0
LG G2
7.1

Winner
LG G2 

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

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Benchmarks Real world tests of LG G3 vs G2

geekbench Processor and memory performance

LG G3
2,272
LG G2
2,572

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of LG G3

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LG G3

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Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
Sharper screen 534 ppi vs 423 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Faster processor 2.5 GHz vs 2.26 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5.2" More than 5% bigger screen
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 2x higher def video
Front view of LG G2

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LG G2

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Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 2.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Longer standby time (3G) 49,536 min vs 33,120 min Around 50% longer standby time (3G)
Longer standby time 49,248 min vs 32,832 min 50% longer standby time
Longer talk time 2,058 min vs 1,140 min More than 80% longer talk time; go days without charging

Reviews Word on the street

LG G3  vs G2 

9.2
9.4
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

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

LG G3  vs
G2 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.5" 5.2"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 534 ppi 423 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2.26 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2.1 MP 2.1 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 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
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,140 min 2,058 min
Talk time (3G) 1,260 min 1,278 min
Standby time 32,832 min 49,248 min
Standby time (3G) 33,120 min 49,536 min
Capacity 3,000 mA·h 3,000 mA·h

form factor

LG G3  vs
G2 
Weight 149 g 143 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 8.9 mm
Size 74.6 x 146.3 x 8.9 mm 70.9 x 138.5 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Android 6.0 Android 5.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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