Goodbye HTC One X, it was a great run. Hello LG G3.
I was considering 3 phones when it came to a replacement. They were the LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and the HTC M8. Here is a side-by-side comparison of specs. (Phone pics source)
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 801 (up to 2.5GHz Quad-Core)
- Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD IPS (2560 x 1440, 538ppi)
- Memory: 16/32GB eMMC ROM, 2/3GB DDR3 RAM / microSD slot (128GB max)
- Camera: Rear 13.0MP with OIS+ and Laser Auto Focus / Front 2.1MP
- Battery: 3,000mAh (removable)
- Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
- Size: 146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9mm
- Weight: 149g
- Network: 4G / LTE / HSPA+ 21 Mbps (3G)
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth Smart Ready (Apt-X), NFC,
- SlimPort, A-GPS/Glonass, USB 2.0
- Color: Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, Burgundy Red
- Other: Smart Keyboard, Smart Notice, Knock CodeTM , Guest Mode, etc.
- Specification source: Here
- FULL SPECS: Here
What sold me on the LG G3 was the combination of price and camera quality. Best Buy was running a sale ($99 new customer or upgrade with a 2 yr. contract) and the camera quality is amazing. Here is a side-by-side comparison of the three phones’ cameras.
Feels good man.