We take a “by the numbers” look at the new LG G2 and how it compares to its predecessor, the Optimus G.


You need one hand to operate the new G2, according to LG. The device features buttons on its rear, which is supposedly more ergonomic than having them on the sides.


The number of buttons or keys on the front and sides of the LG G2.

2.65 mm

The width of the screen bezels of the G2.


The surface of the G2’s screen out of the total frontal surface of the device.


The improvement in battery life when displaying still frames, obtained thanks to Graphic RAM technology on the G2.


The numbers of subpixels in the G2’s display, compared to just 2,949,120 subpixels in the Optimus G’s.


The Optimus G is more compact than the G2 – 13.13% less volume, to be precise.

1.90 grams

Despite being larger overall than the Optimus G, the G2 is 1.90 grams lighter.


The G2’s battery (3000 mAh) holds 42.86% more electric charge than the Optimus G’s (2100 mAh).

0.5 inch

At 4.7-inch, the Optimus G’s screen is 0.5 inch smaller than the G2’s.


The display of the G2 packs 35.14% more pixels on every inch than the Optimus G.


Both devices feature a quad-core processor.

760 MHz

Each core inside the G2 is up to 760 MHz faster than the cores inside the Optimus G.


The number of microSD card slots on both the Optimus G and the G2.


The number of the Gorilla Glass generation used on the G2. The new glass is said to be stronger at the same thickness than Gorilla Glass 2, which was used on the Optimus G.

13 megapixels

The number of pixels on the camera sensors of both devices.

1 Gbps

The LTE-A standard supported by the G2 can theoretically achieve speeds of up to 1Gbps.

24 bit

LG touted the “studio quality” of the sound emitted by the G2. At 24 bit/192kHz it’s supposedly superior to CD quality.


The year when the Vienna Boys’ Choir was founded. The group was featured during the G2’s launch event.

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