LG Optimus L7 vs HTC One V Specs & Features Comparison

Both HTC One V and LG Optimus L7, Xperia U and Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus are competing with each other when it comes to mid range smart phone market. The current leader is Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus but HTC One V is certainly giving a big fight. The mid range smart phones are designed for the consumers who looks to have high end features, probably they get in one device but miss some other as manufacturers supplies them accordingly to hardware profile and price tag. We have already compared Sony Xperia U with HTC One V where HTC One V emerged as the winner and One V also beats Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus in terms of hardware specifications but Samsung being a bigger brand name, its still the # 1 choice.

HTC One V is the new smart phone introduced by HTC Corporation coming out with the innovative technology, design in the One Series of smart phone. One V is indeed a replica of HTC One X, the flagship model of HTC. One V is with modernized specifications and its comes with unique design along with the love of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich which is rarely seen in any of the devices at the price tag. Also the improved functionality and Beats Audio are its best hang out features.HTC One V vs LG Optimus L7

LG Optimus L7 is the recently launched Android smart phone by LG Electronics. Launched along with L3, L5 and L7 in the L –Style series of smart phones by LG, it’s the high-end device featuring the good specifications and features.
We go through LG Optimus L7 and HTC One V device comparison in detailed with –

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Display Screen Comparison

HTC One V – 3.7 inches screen size, 480 x 800 pixels resolution
LG Optimus L7 – 4.3 inches screen size, 800 x 480 pixel resolution

As we go through the devices almost all the features remained same in these devices but the major difference you could see is the display screen size. HTC One V is with 2.7 inches screen size providing a maximum resolution of 800 x 480 pixels but Optimus L7 is with bigger 4.3 inches screen size providing same resolution as of One V. One V is with 252 ppi pixel density which is considered higher than Optimus L7 which is with 217 ppi pixel density.


Processor Comparison

HTC One V – 1 Ghz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S1 processor
LG Optimus L7 – 1 Ghz Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon processor

LG Optimus L7 and HTC One V are powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and are clocked at the same speed of 1 Ghz frequency. But there is different version of chipset on both the devices. Optimus L7 is with the MSM7227A whereas One V is with MSM8255 S1 chipset.


GPU Comparison

HTC One V – Adreno 205
LG Optimus L7 – Adreno 220

Both the devices are equipped with Adreno graphical chipset to power the graphical needs but with different version of it. One V is with Adreno 205 chipset whereas Optimus L7 is with the latest Adreno 220 chipset.


Camera Comparison

HTC One V – 5 mega pixel camera, 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution, auto focus, LED flash
LG Optimus L7 – 5 mega pixel camera, 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution, auto focus, LED flash

Both HTC One V and LG Optimus L7 are with same specifications when it comes to camera comparison. Both have 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side which can be used to take vivid photos and record HD videos at 720p. Additionally LG Optimus L7 is front facing VGA camera which is not seen on the One V device which can be used for face to face video chat and video calls. Both the devices provides 2452 x 1944 pixel resolution and has the features of auto focus, LED flash and loaded with better image capturing capabilities.

HTC One V is boosted with HTC ImageSense which comes with point to shoot picture quality. Other features like touch focus, Geo-tagging, Face and Smile Detection, Auto Focus, Panoramic Photo and Image Editor are common in both these devices.


Android Version Comparison

HTC One V – Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
LG Optimus L7 – Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the latest Android operating system version introduced by Google last year (though Jelly bean is here) and it’s good to see both Optimus L7 and One V comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich pre installed on the device itself. Further more the updates to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be out soon for these devices still bringing out few features additions.


Form Factor Comparison

HTC One V – 120.3 x 59.7 x 9.2 mm, 115 grams
LG Optimus L7 – 125.5 x 67 x 8.7 mm, 122 grams

HTC One V is with 120.3 x 59.7 x 9.2 mm as the device dimensions and weights 115 grams whereas as Optimus L7 is with 125.5 x 67 x 8.7 mm with weight as 122 grams. Optimus L7 is thin device with 8.7 mm as the thickness, One V is with 9.2 mm thickness.


Battery Comparison
HTC One V – 1500 mAh Li-ion battery
LG Optimus L7 – 1700 mAh Li-ion battery

HTC One V is with 1500 mAh battery which is a good rating for the device providing a standby time of one and half day easily and since its with Android 4.0 its optimized for less battery consumption but that is not enough to beat LG Optimus L7 which has better 1700 mAh battery.


Storage Comparison
HTC One V – 4 GB internal, micro SD supporting up to 32 GB, 512 MB RAM
LG Optimus L7 – 4 Gb internal memory, micro SD card supporting 32 GB max, 512 MB RAM

When it comes to storage comparison both the devices have 4 GB of internal memory out of which only 2.5 GB is useable, remaining is consumed as the system resources. Along with that it has 512 MB RAM and has a micro SD card slot to add memory card supporting 32 GB of storage.


Price Comparison
HTC One V – Rs 17,000 or $ 340
LG Optimus L7 – Rs 18,000 or $ 360

LG Optimus L7 is priced just Rs 1,000 higher than the HTC One V which is priced at Rs 17,000 in the Indian market.

Other Comparison

HTC One V is certainly boosted with the Dr.Beats Audio been added to the phone which truly enhances the quality of the voice output. Beats Audio solely cost Rs 1500 or more but sad part with HTC One V is that, Beats Audio are not provided with the device and users need to purchase it separately.

Good thing about LG Optimus L7 is that its with WiFi Direct and Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP connectivity options. Additionally LG has powered this device with LG Live TV which allows you to view the movies and TV channels live on your mobile phone.

Final Verdict

Both HTC One V and Optimus L7 are almost similar devices as we go through the comparison we obtain nearly the same specifications. The only difference is the Optimus L7 is with larger screen display with 4.3 inches but One V even though has 3.7 inches screen, is with better pixel density.

HTC One V is certainly with advanced designed different from regular devices and LG Optimus L7 too has a L Style design. We leave it for the users to check out these devices personally hands-on at leading stores. We felt that One V is better device with better display and features.

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