Friday , August 18 2017

3D on Optus: LG Optimus 3D and HTC EVO 3D go head to head in pricing and specs

Optus are now offering two 3D smartphones on their network and lucky enough for us they’re both running Android, so we thought we’d compare the two devices — the LG Optimus 3D and HTC EVO 3D — in two areas: plan pricing and specifications. We’re laying out the pricing and specs as-is, we’ve recommended what we think is better of the two, but you can make your own judgement.

Pricing

LG Optimus 3D..

  $19 $29 $49 $59 $79
Repayments $20 $17 $0 $0 $0
Cost /mo $39/mo $46/mo $49/mo $59/mo $79/mo
Credit $70 $180 $550 $750 $900
Data 100MB 200MB 1.5GB 2GB 3GB

HTC EVO 3D..

  $19 $29 $49 $59 $79
Repayments $17 $15 $8 $5 $0
Cost /mo $36/mo $44/mo $57/mo $64/mo $79/mo
Credit $70 $180 $550 $750 $900
Data 100MB 200MB 1.5GB 2GB 3GB

So it’s cheaper for you to get the HTC EVO 3D on the two cheaper 24 month plans; then it becomes cheaper to the LG Optimus 3D in the mid-range; then it’s anyone’s game in the high-end.

Specifications

  LG Optimus 3D
HTC EVO 3D
CPU 1GHz Dual-Core OMAP 4430 1.2GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8660
GPU PowerVR SGX540 Adreno 220
Display 4.3-inch 800×480 WVGA (217ppi) 3D LCD 4.3-inch 960×540 qHD (256ppi) 3D LCD
Android Ver. 2.2 2.3
Camera 2x 5MP Rear / VGA Front 2x 5MP Rear / 1.3MP Front
Video Recording 1080p @ 30FPS (2D) / 720p @ 30FPS (3D) 720p @ 30FPS (2D) / 720p @ 30FPS (3D)
3G 850/1700/2100MHz or 900/1900/2100MHz 850/2100MHz or 900/2100MHz
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
Bluetooth 2.1 w/ A2DP, EDR 3.0 w/ A2DP, EDR
RAM / Storage 512MB / 8GB 1GB / 1GB
External Storage UP to 32GB MicroSD Up to 32GB MicroSD
Weight 168grams 170grams
Dimensions 128.8 x 68 x 11.9 mm 126 x 65 x 12.1 mm
Battery 1500mAh 1730mAh

The specs are certainly leaning in the direction of the HTC EVO 3D, however, they won’t suit everyone so you can make your own judgement; the green cells are just there as a guide as to what we think is the better of the two. Hit us up in the comments of which you’d prefer.

If you like these phone comparisons be sure to check out the Galaxy Nexus vs the Moto RAZR.

 
Source: Optus - EVO 3D, and Optus - Optimus 3D.

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