PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Optimus F3 vs iPhone 4

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com and gsmarena.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Optimus F3 vs iPhone 4

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Optimus F3
3.2 fps
iPhone 4
0.4 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of LG Optimus F3

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Faster graphics 3.2 fps vs 0.4 fps 8x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Significantly more battery capacity 2,460 mA·h vs 1,420 mA·h Around 75% more battery capacity
Lighter 113 g vs 137 g Around 20% lighter
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Bigger screen 4" vs 3.5" Around 15% bigger screen
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s More than 2.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
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Store significantly more stuff 32 GB vs 4 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Sharper screen 329 ppi vs 233 ppi More than 40% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 960 x 640 vs 800 x 480 60% higher resolution
Records higher def video 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown More than 13.2x higher def video
Slightly thinner 9.3 mm vs 10 mm More than 5% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Optimus F3  vs iPhone 4 

6.5
8.6
Employing a streamlined profile (0.37” thick), the handset is perfectly sized to accommodate every hand size – although, it does pack on some noticeable weight (4.83 oz).
iPhone 4

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Optimus F3  vs
iPhone 4 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4" 3.5"
Resolution 800 x 480 960 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 233 ppi 329 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.1.2 iOS 7
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 v2.1

form factor

Optimus F3  vs
iPhone 4 
Weight 113 g 137 g
Thickness 10 mm 9.3 mm
Size 62 x 116 x 10 mm 58.6 x 114.3 x 9.3 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Single core
RAM 1 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 4 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 3.5G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
Unknown (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 960 min 840 min
Standby time 12,960 min 18,000 min
Capacity 2,460 mA·h 1,420 mA·h
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