LG Optimus 3D vs Apple iPhone 4: Smartphone showdown

Which is the better phone – LG's Optimus 3D or Apple's iPhone 4?

The LG Optimus 3D is the world's first 3D smartphone, and doesn't require the use of 3D glasses.

The LG Optimus 3D is the world's first 3D smartphone, and doesn't require the use of 3D glasses.

LG recently unveiled the world's first 3D smartphone, the LG Optimus 3D. It has a glasses-free 3D LCD screen and can record 3D video thanks to a special dual-lens camera. Does this 3D smartphone have what it takes to compete with the Apple iPhone 4?

Check out our detailed preview of the LG Optimus 3D and see our roundup of the best upcoming smartphones in 2011.

The LG Optimus 3D has a large 4.3in display and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. It has 512MB of RAM and comes with 8GB of internal memory along with a microSD card slot for extra storage.

With this in mind, how does the LG Optimus 3D stack up against the iPhone 4 when it comes to specifications?

LG Optimus 3D vs Apple iPhone 4: Specifications

Feature Apple iPhone 4 LG Optimus 3D Verdict?
Operating system (OS) Apple iOS Google Android 2.2 Froyo (upgradeable to 2.3 Gingerbread) Draw
Display size 3.5in 4.3in Optimus 3D
Display technology Capacitive retina IPS 3D LCD Unknown
Display resolution 640x960 pixels 480x800 pixels iPhone 4
Multitouch Yes Yes Draw
Camera 5 megapixels, LED flash, autofocus, geotagging Dual 5 megapixels, LED flash, autofocus, geotagging, 3D photo and video Optimus 3D
FM radio No Yes Optimus 3D
GPS Yes Yes Draw
Internal memory 16GB or 32GB 8GB iPhone 4
Expandable memory No microSD card slot Optimus 3D
Dimensions 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm 128.8 x 68 x 11.9mm iPhone 4
Weight 137g 168g iPhone 4
Application store Apple App Store Google Android Market iPhone 4
Processor Apple A4 ARM Cortex A9 dual-core (1GHz) Optimus 3D
3G networks HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 HSDPA 900/1900/2100 iPhone 4
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n Draw
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 3.0 with A2DP Optimus 3D
HDMI-out No Yes Optimus 3D
Quoted talk time Up to 7 hours Not quoted Unknown
Quoted standby time Up to 300 hours Not quoted Unknown
Adobe Flash support No Yes Optimus 3D

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