LG Revolution vs Samsung Droid Charge – Full Specs Compared
The face of technology is changing fast, and with the 3G market saturating, the focus of giant electronic companies has shifted to 4G. Samsung, after having tasted enormous success with their Galaxys have launched their first Droid for Verizon, the Droid Charge. On the other hand, LG, not to be left behind in 4G segment, have come up with an ace in LG Revolution. It is really tempting to make a quick comparison between these two stunning smartphones to find out their differences.
Samsung Droid Charge
Droid Charge is another winner from the stable of Samsung which already is a force to reckon with in 3G as well as 4 G segments. Droid Charge is an attempt by the company to pack all the latest features in a smartphone in the high end of the market. Samsung has given up metal in favor of plastic which is why it is come up with a monster 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus touch screen yet keeping the phone ultra light.
Droid runs on Android 2.2 Froyo, has a powerful 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, and is packed with a solid 512 MB of RAM and 512 MB ROM. Riding on Verizon’s blazing fast 4G network, the smartphone gives lightening speeds and a performance sure to be lapped by those who are looking for faster download speeds.
The display of Droid Charge uses super AMOLED plus technology and gives a resolution of 480×800 pixels which is very bright with vivid colors and sharp. It has dimensions of 130x68x12mm which though not the smallest and most compact keep the phone handy. It weighs just 143g though packing a powerful 1600mAh Li-ion battery. The phone gives a talk time of an amazing 11 hours which is sure to attract lots of customers.
The smartphone has two cameras with the rear one being 8 MP that is auto focus and has LED flash. It can record HD videos in 720p. There is also 1.3 MP secondary camera for video calling. The phone has internal memory of 2 GB + pre loaded 32GB microSD card that can be expanded by another 32 GB with the help of micro SD cards. It is packed with Samsung’s legendary TouchWiz UI that combines with OS and processor to give a really satisfying performance.
LG Revolution is a 4G LTE device that has arrived on Verizon’s fast network and boast of impressive features. Verizon now has Droid Charge, HTC Thunderbolt, and finally this beauty of a smartphone from LG on its 4G platform.
Revolution has a TFT display in a touch screen of 4.3 inch giving a resolution of 480×800 pixels. It has dimensions of 127x65x13.5mm and weighs 172 g making it a little chunky though it does pack power with a 1500mAh battery that gives a talk time of 7 hr 15 min. Running on Android 2.2 Froyo with LG UI, it has a decent 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon processor and 16 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD cards.
It is a dual camera device with the rear 5 MP (2592x1944pixels) camera with auto focus and LED flash, capable of recording HD videos in 720p. It also has a front 1.3 MP camera for taking self portraits and video calling. It is Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, DLNA, and GPS with A-GPA, hotspot, and Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP + EDR and provides high speeds of HSUPA and HSPDA. Revolution is HDMI capable though it does not support GPRS and EDGE.
Comparison between LG Revolution vs Samsung Droid Charge
• Droid Charge is thinner (12mm) than Revolution (13mm)
• Droid Charge is lighter (143g) than Revolution (172g)
• Droid Charge has a extremely better display than Revolution
• Droid Charge has a better camera (8 MP) than Revolution (5 MP)
• Droid Charge has a more powerful battery (1600mAh) than Revolution (1500mAh)
• Droid Charge has more internal memory (2G+32GB microSD card) than Revolution(16GB microSD card)
• Both Droid Charge and Revolution run skinned Android with their custom UI. Samsung uses touchWiz on Droid Charge and Revolution uses LG UI. Droid Charge has better appeal than the LG UI on Revolution.