LG G Pro 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Which Is Better In the Battle Of the Phablets

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By Karla Danica Figuerres | February 13, 2014 7:18 PM EST

LG G Pro 2, LG's next competitor in the phablet market, has been recently rolled out. It is expected to compete with Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which has been out in the market since 2013. Below are the comparison between the two phablets to help you decide which is better.

LG G Pro 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3

 

LG G Pro 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Chipset

Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 800 (2.26 GHz Quad-Core)

Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 800 (2.3 GHz Quad-Core)

GPU

Qualcomm Technologies AdrenoTM 330

Qualcomm Technologies AdrenoTM 330

Display

5.9 inches Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080)

5.7 inches (1080 x 1920) 

Memory

3GB RAM / 16GB/32GB eMMC ROM / microSD slot

3GB RAM / microSD slot

Camera

13MP rear OIS+ / 2.1MP front

13MP rear Auto Focus / 2MP front

Battery

3,200mAh (removable)

3,200mAh

OS

Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKat

Size

157.9 x 81.9 x 8.3mm

151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm

Weight

172g

168g

Network

LTE / HSPA+

LTE / HSPA +

Connectivity

Bluetooth Smart Ready (BT 4.0) / USB / WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) / NFC / SlimPort

Bluetooth 4.0 / USB 3.0 / WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) / NFC / micro USB

Colours

Titan, White, Red

Jet Black, Classic White, Blush Pink, Rose Gold, Merlot Red

By comparing the specs in the table, Galaxy Note 3 with 5.7-inch display in 151.2 mm x 79.2 mm x 8.3 mm dimension is slightly bigger than the LG G Pro 2 by 0.2-inch. LG claimed G Pro 2 offers an industry-leading screen-to-frame ratio of 77.2 percent. In the past, LG has brought some beautifully small bezels like LG G2, which allows big displays on smartphones that fit comfortably in the hand.

LG G2's KnockON feature is taken a notch higher with LG G Pro 2's Knock Code that allows additional security feature. Basically, users need to knock on the phone with various patterns, which is actually faster than waking up the device and entering a password.

Thus far, the "availability of G Pro 2 in markets outside of Korea has not yet been determined but attendees to the 2014 Mobile World Congress can experience G Pro 2 and its features first-hand." 

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