PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of S4 vs G3

Performance

Processing power and speed

Galaxy S4
7.2
LG G3
7.7
Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Galaxy S4
n.d.
LG G3
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Galaxy S4
5.2
LG G3
5.2
Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Galaxy S4
8.7
LG G3
9.2
Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com and 3 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Galaxy S4
6.7
LG G3
7.0

Winner
LG G3 

PhoneRocket recommends the LG G3  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 vs LG G3

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Galaxy S4
1,856
LG G3
2,272

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S4

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S4

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Store more stuff 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 130 g vs 149 g Around 15% lighter
Thinner 7.9 mm vs 8.9 mm More than 10% thinner
Back view of LG G3

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LG G3

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Better overall performance 2,272 vs 1,856 More than 20% better geekbench score
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
Significantly faster processor 2.5 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Records significantly higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
Sharper screen 534 ppi vs 440 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Longer standby time (3G) 33,120 min vs 22,176 min Around 50% longer standby time (3G)
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5" 10% bigger screen
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,600 mA·h More than 15% more battery capacity

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4  vs LG G3 

9.3
9.2
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4  vs
LG G3 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 5.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 2560 x 1440
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 440 ppi 534 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.9 GHz 2.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 32 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 13 MP
Resolution 13 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2.1 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,020 min 1,260 min
Standby time (3G) 22,176 min 33,120 min
Capacity 2,600 mA·h 3,000 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S4  vs
LG G3 
Weight 130 g 149 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 8.9 mm
Size 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm 74.6 x 146.3 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 5.0 Android 6.0
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
Samsung Galaxy S4
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LG G3
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