PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Optimus G Pro vs G2

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

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

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time (3G), Standby time and 1 more

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
LG G2 

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

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Optimus G Pro vs G2

geekbench Processor and memory performance

LG G2
2,572

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

LG G2
3,811

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

LG G2
2,478

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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Faster web browser 2,992 vs 2,478 More than 20% better BrowserMark score
Much newer operating system Android 4.1.2 vs Android 5.0 Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5.2" More than 5% bigger screen
Front view of LG G2

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LG G2

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Better overall performance 2,572 vs 1,722 Around 50% better geekbench score
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly faster processor 2.26 GHz vs 1.7 GHz Around 35% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Longer standby time (3G) 49,536 min vs 32,976 min More than 50% longer standby time (3G)
Longer standby time 49,248 min vs 34,560 min Around 45% longer standby time
Longer talk time 2,058 min vs 930 min Around 2.2x longer talk time; go days without charging
Lighter 143 g vs 160 g More than 10% lighter
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 60x higher def video

Reviews Word on the street

Optimus G Pro  vs G2 

8.0
8.0
It's LG's best Android phone to date, and we're impressed at the rapid progress they show here in both hardware and software.
Optimus G Pro

8.5
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

Overall

8.4 Out of 10
9.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Optimus G Pro  vs
G2 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.5" 5.2"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 400 ppi 423 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 2.26 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 2 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 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (7.2 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+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 930 min 2,058 min
Talk time (3G) 1,260 min 1,278 min
Standby time 34,560 min 49,248 min
Standby time (3G) 32,976 min 49,536 min
Capacity 3,140 mA·h 3,000 mA·h

form factor

Optimus G Pro  vs
G2 
Weight 160 g 143 g
Thickness 9.4 mm 8.9 mm
Size 76.1 x 150.2 x 9.4 mm 70.9 x 138.5 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.1.2 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 Bluetooth v4.0
LG Optimus G Pro
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