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LG G3 vs. HTC One (M8) Spec Shootout

by Sean P. Aune | May 27, 2014May 27, 2014 12:45 pm PDT

LG G3 vs HTC One M8

Can the LG G3 take on the HTC One (M8)? We’re going to find out by taking a look at the specs.

While specs don’t tell us everything there is to know about a phone, it’s a good starting point. The HTC One (M8) is one of our favorite Android phones of the year so far, so the LG G3 is going to have to be pretty darn spectacular to change that up.¬†Does it have the specs to do it?

We’ve gathered up the specs for both phones and it’s time for you to decide for yourself. Take a look at them and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

HTC - One (M8) LG - G3
Display Size 5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (441 ppi) 5.5-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (534 ppi)
Resolution X 1080 1440
Resolution Y 1920 2560
Display Type Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Quad HD
Operating System Android 4.4 with Sense 6 Android 4.4.2 (at launch)
Processor 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 (US/EMEA), 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 (Asia/China) 2.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
RAM 2GB 2GB or 3GB of RAM depending on region
Storage
  • 16GB
  • 32GB
  • 16GB
  • 32GB
External Storage Yes Yes
External Storage Specs
  • microSD up to 128GB
  • Micro SD up to 128GB
Main Camera (Back) Duo Camera, HTC 4 UltraPixel 13MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 5-Megapixel wide angle lens 2.1MP
Networks
  • 2G/ 2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G - WCDMA: EMEA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, LTE: 800/900/1800/2600 MHz
  • Asia: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, LTE: 700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz
  • AT&T: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps, LTE: 700/850/AWS/1800/1900/2600 MHz
  • Sprint: 3G WCDMA: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA up to 14.4 Mbps, 3G CDMA: 800/1900 MHz 4G LTE: FDD 800/1900 MHz , TDD 2600 MHz
  • Verizon: 3G WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 14.4 Mbps, 3G CDMA: 800/1900 MHz, LTE: 700/AWS/1800/2600 MHz
  • T-Mobile US: 850/AWS/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, LTE: 700/AWS MHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Battery 2600mAh 3000mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light
  • Barometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Full list not announced yet
GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
Height 146.36 mm (5.76 inches) 146.3 mm (5.76 inches)
Width 70.96 mm (2.79 inches) 74.6 mm (2.94 inches)
Depth 9.35 mm (0.37 inches) 8.9 mm (0.35 inches)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
Colors gunmetal grey, glacial silver, amber gold Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, Burgundy Red
Supported Audio Formats .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 10) N/A
Supported Video Formats .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 10), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3) N/A
Other Features
  • BoomSound Speakers
In The Box
  • Wall Adapter
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
N/A

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Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...


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