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

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark

Graphics

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) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, gsmarena.com, techradar.com, pocket-lint.com and 3 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Apple iPhone 5s 

PhoneRocket recommends the Apple iPhone 5s  based on its performance and graphics.

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

geekbench Processor and memory performance

iPhone 5s
2,523
Optimus G Pro iPhone 5s @ browser.primatelabs.com
Right now, the 64-bit processor’s potential can’t be seen or felt, but as developers optimize apps/games to it, we’re most certainly going to visualize the iPhone 5s’ performance superiority.
iPhone 5s | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2013)

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

iPhone 5s
5,038
At Antutu it didn't quite manage to come on top, but it still posted a great score of over 20,000 points, while Quadrant saw the LG Optimus G Pro score another victory.
Optimus G Pro | by GSM Arena (Mar, 2013)

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

iPhone 5s
3,621
Optimus G Pro iPhone 5s @ results.rightware.com
Internet and connectivity With this screen size, processor and pixel density, we don't expect anything else but excellent browser performance, and the G Pro delivers.
Optimus G Pro | by PhoneArena (Mar, 2013)

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Optimus G Pro
13.3 fps
iPhone 5s
24.7 fps
Optimus G Pro iPhone 5s @ gfxbench.com
It uses Adreno 320 graphics and this is currently the fastest CPU and GPU you can get in a smartphone.
Optimus G Pro | by MobileTechReview (May, 2013)

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

Reasons to consider the
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
Much more battery capacity 3,140 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h More than 2x more battery capacity
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1136 x 640 More than 2.8x higher resolution
Significantly longer talk time (3G) 1,260 min vs 600 min More than 2x longer talk time (3G); go days without charging
Noticeably bigger screen 5.5" vs 4" Around 40% bigger screen
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
Significantly longer standby time (3G) 32,976 min vs 14,976 min Around 2.2x longer standby time (3G)
Significantly higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
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
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Back view of Apple iPhone 5s

Reasons to consider the
Apple iPhone 5s

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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 1,711 More than 45% better geekbench score
Significantly lighter 112 g vs 160 g 30% lighter
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 30x higher def video
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 9.4 mm Around 20% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Optimus G Pro  vs iPhone 5s 

8.5
9.3
It has a great quality screen.
iPhone 5s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Optimus G Pro  vs
iPhone 5s 
Type Super IPS LCD2 IPS LCD
Size 5.5" 4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 400 ppi 325 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 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

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

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

cellular

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

battery

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