Vivo xShot and LG G3 – a tough fight comparison

by Frank Tu 0

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Vivo is famous Chinese manufacturer which is not currently international brand. It introduced flagship smartphone in its home market i.e., China. The Vivo xShot, comes with affordable price and high specs. On the other hand, famous international brand LG launched its flagship smartphone LG G3. Let’s compare these two phones and find out who knocks out the other.

The LG G3’s display is 5.5 inch. The Vivo xShot has 5.3-inch display. Both the phones have IPS LCD display. The resolution of G3 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. Whereas the Vivo xShot has resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The pixel densit of LG G3 is 534ppi compared to 424ppi of xShot.

When it comes to processor the Vivo xShot and LG G3 are powered by Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC quad-core processor. While some source told that Vivo xShot Elite version uses Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB and the flag version uses Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC. LG and Vivo xShot offer same versions e.g., 16GB and 32GB. The RAM used by Vivo xShot 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage. The Elite version of xShot gives 16GB storage with 2GB RAM. The flagship version offers 32GB storage with 3GB RAM.

Vivo xShot offers 13MP back camera with f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization feature. There is addition of dual tone LED flash on the rear side which is similar to LG G3, iPhone 5S and HTC One M8. The front camera is 8MP. The front camera has also a flash LED. The LG G3 gives 13MP with image stabilization with dual tone LED flash. With the help of IR laser beam that helps the camera to achieve a fast auto-focus of any smartphone.

LG G3 runs Optimus UI which is 4.4.2 KitKat Android based. The Vivo xShot runs the Funtouch OS which is 4.3 Jelly Bean Android based. The Vivo xShot is expected to get the new Android version 4.2.3 KitKat.

On the networking side both the phones support 4G LTE networks. The connectivity options available are Bluetooth, MicroUSB, A-GPS, NFC, WLAN and 3.5mm audio jack on these phones. The LG G3 comes with 3,000mAh battery while the Vivo’s battery lags behind with 2,600mAh battery. In terms of dimensions The Vivo xShot is 1mm thinner than LG G3. The Vivo xShot weighs 148g and the LG G3 is 1g heavier with 149g.

Vivo xShot is hardly available outside China, whereas the LG G3 could be found world over. Although the Vivo xShot gives decent fight in specs but the availability gap make the LG winner.