The OnePlus One was our favorite phone of 2014, but can it still compete a year after first hitting the market? Let’s see how it compares to the just-announced LG G4.
When it comes to pure specs the OnePlus One can’t really compete. It offers a 1080p display compared to the G4’s Quad HD screen. It also packs an outdated Snapdragon 801 processor and an underpowered 13-megapixel camera.
Of course there are other factors to consider. The OnePlus One is still a pretty awesome deal, starting at just $300 off-contract. Additionally, it offers easy access to the latest version of Cyanogen OS, along with the phone-maker’s own OxygenOS. Both are great options that we generally prefer over LG’s in-house Android UI.
When it comes to pure hardware though the LG G4 is the clear winner. Here’s our full spec-by-spec breakdown.
LG G4 Gallery:
OnePlus One Gallery:
|LG - G4||OnePlus - OnePlus One|
|Display Size||5.5-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (534 ppi)||5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (401 ppi)|
|Display Type||IPS Quantum||LTPS IPS with TOL|
|Operating System||Android 5.1 (at launch)||CyanogenMod 11S on Android 4.4|
|Processor||1.8GHz 64-bit Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with X10 LTE||2.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801|
|External Storage Specs||
|Main Camera (Back)||16MP||13MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||8MP||5MP|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.1||Bluetooth 4.1|
|Height||148.9 mm (5.86 inches)||152.9 mm (6.02 inches)|
|Width||76.1 mm (3.00 inches)||75.9 mm (2.99 inches)|
|Depth||9.8 mm (0.39 inches)||8.9 mm (0.35 inches)|
|Weight||155 g (5.47 oz)||162 g (5.71 oz)|
|Colors||[Ceramic] Metallic Gray / Ceramic White / Shiny Gold / [Genuine Leather] Black / Brown / Red / Sky Blue / Beige / Yellow||Black, White|
|Supported Audio Formats||Not announced yet||MP3, AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, WAV|
|Supported Video Formats||Not announced yet||MP4, H.263, H.264, RMVB, FLV720P|
|In The Box||N/A||N/A|