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HTC Droid DNA vs LG Optimus G: Similar Technical Specs, Different Displays

The guys at Pocketnow have took the time to compare two of the most powerful Android smartphones of the moment. We are talking about HTC Droid DNA, world’s first 5-inch smartphone with Full HD display and LG Optimus G, one of the first smartphones based on the quad-core processor manufactured by Qualcomm. You should know that both models have similar technical specifications, the display being the one that makes the difference.

The HTC Droid DNA vs LG Optimus G battle begun with a series of benchmark tests where HTC Droid DNA outscored its LG rival. Droid DNA got a Quadrant score of 7,844 points, compared to LG Optimus G’s 5,669 poits, while in AnTuTu Optimus G got 11,206 points, compared to HTC Droid DNA which managed 14,000 points.

It’s worth mentioning that the LG Optimus G is running on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, while Droid DNA comes with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 4+. The LG smartphone is thinner (8.45 mm), 1.28 mm thinner than the HTC Droid DNA, which as a profile of 9.73 mm.

When it comes to screen resolution the HTC flagship boasts a 5-inch display with S LCD 3 technology and 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, while LG Optimus G sports a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 1,280 x 768 pixels. The battery units of the two smartphones are pretty close, 2,020 mAh on the Droid DNA and 2,100 mAh on LG Optimus G.

On the inside, both terminals come with Snapdragon S4 Pro chipsets based on four Krait cores clocked at 1.5 GHz. HTC Droid DNA and LG Optimus G come with 2 GB of RAM, Adreno 32 GPU and 15 GB of internal storage and 32 GB, respectively. The LG smartphone tested by Pocketnow also comes with a better camera, 13 megapixels, compared to the 8 megapixel sensor fitted on the back of the HTC Droid DNA.

More details about the HTC Droid DNA vs LG Optimus G showdown you will find in the video below, and even tough it seems that Droid DNA preforms slightly better, the Optimus G is good as well. Moreover, the South Korean flagship even runs faster in some apps.