The Samsung Galaxy Note LTE has turned out to be a stunning device, thanks largely to the revolutionary S Pen stylus which offers the user the entire expanse of the full-touch screen to create a multi-input experience. The gadget runs on enhanced technology and features pressure sensitivity, preciseness of control and speed.

Meanwhile, the LG Optimus LTE2 - latest LG smartphone - was unveiled in May and is reportedly the world's first smartphone to come with 2GB of RAM.

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The Galaxy Note LTE comes with a large 5.3in Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels at 285 pixel per inch (ppi). It features the TouchWiz User Interface (UI) and Corning Gorilla Glass which defends the screen from damage and scratches.

The Optimus LTE2 features a 4.7in True HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It comes with the latest Optimus 3.0 UI which loads features like face recognition and widget size control.


The Galaxy Note LTE is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon chipset with a dual-core 1.5GHz Scorpion processor. The Optimus LTE2 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset with a quad-core 1.4GHz processor. The Galaxy Note LTE ships with 1GB of RAM, whereas the Optimus LTE2 could have a monster 2GB.


Both the Galaxy Note and the Optimus LTE2 come with an eight megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus and LED flash. The sporting features include geo-tagging and face and smile detection. Both smartphones allow users to capture videos of 1080p. The Galaxy Note LTE features a two megapixel front-facing camera, whereas the Optimus LTE2 boasts of 1.3 megapixel unit.

Operating System

The Galaxy Note LTE runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which is upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)). The Optimus LTE2 comes loaded with Android 4.0.


Both smartphones house 16GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot with space for additional memory of 32GB.


The Galaxy Note LTE features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi hotspot. It offers support to Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP and EDR. The Optimus LTE2 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and LE.


The Samsung smartphone packs a Li-Ion 2500mAh standard battery which allows for talk time of up to 10 hours and stand by time of up to 252 hours. In comparison, the LG smartphone includes Li-Ion 2150mAh standard battery which allows for talk time of up to 10 hours and stand by time of up to 250 hours.