PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Optimus G Pro vs iPhone 5s


Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark


3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G), Standby time and Battery capacity


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Benchmarks Real world tests of Optimus G Pro vs iPhone 5s

geekbench Processor and memory performance

iPhone 5s

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

iPhone 5s

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

iPhone 5s

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Optimus G Pro
13.3 fps
iPhone 5s
24.7 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Optimus G Pro
31.2 fps
iPhone 5s
53 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of LG Optimus G Pro

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Has expandable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Use storage cards to increase your phone's capacity for apps and data
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Much bigger screen 5.5" vs 4" Around 40% bigger screen
Significantly more battery capacity 3,140 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h More than 2x more battery capacity
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1136 x 640 More than 2.8x higher resolution
Significantly longer standby time (3G) 32,976 min vs 14,976 min Around 2.2x longer standby time (3G)
Significantly longer standby time 34,560 min vs 14,976 min More than 2.2x longer standby time
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
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Sharper screen 400 ppi vs 325 ppi Around 25% 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
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
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Significantly faster graphics 24.7 fps vs 13.3 fps More than 85% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Faster web browser 3,621 vs 2,992 More than 20% better BrowserMark score
Better overall performance 2,523 vs 1,722 More than 45% better geekbench score
Significantly lighter 112 g vs 160 g 30% lighter
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 9.4 mm Around 20% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Optimus G Pro  vs iPhone 5s 

Without a doubt, it’s a pretty cool and slick feature, especially when the audio also receives the same slow motion treatment as well.
iPhone 5s

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Optimus G Pro  vs
iPhone 5s 
Size 5.5" 4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 400 ppi 325 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


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


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

form factor

Optimus G Pro  vs
iPhone 5s 
Weight 160 g 112 g
Thickness 9.4 mm 7.6 mm
Size 76.1 x 150.2 x 9.4 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm


Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

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 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 1,260 min 600 min
Standby time 34,560 min 14,976 min
Standby time (3G) 32,976 min 14,976 min
Capacity 3,140 mA·h 1,560 mA·h
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