The Microsoft Lumia 535 and LG G3 are two devices that have been released back in 2014. Even if the handsets are quite old, they have some pretty good specifications that are worth to be mentioned, but we must specify that the first model is a low end smartphone running on Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, while the other is considered an Android flagship.
The Microsoft Lumia 535 measures 140.2×72.4×8.8mm and weights 146 grams. The back of the phone is made of glossy plastic, the edges are slightly curved and the available color options are orange, green, white, black, gray and blue. On the other hand, the LG G3 measures 146.3×74.6×8.9mm and weights 149 grams. This model has a more premium appearance, featuring a faux brushed metal body and the physical buttons are placed under the rear camera. As for the color options, the device comes in Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, Burgundy Red or Blue Steel.
The Microsoft Lumia 535 comes with an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 960×540 pixels at 220 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The LG G3 has a larger HD-IPS display of 5.5-inch that supports a higher resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 538 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Microsoft Lumia 535 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 302 graphics card and 1GB of RAM. The LG G3 features a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset, a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, an Adreno 330 graphics card and it comes in two RAM variants of 2GB and 3GB.
The Microsoft Lumia 535 has been released with an internal memory of 8GB, but it can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the LG G3 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB (the variant with 2GB of RAM) and 32GB (the variant with 3GB of RAM), which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The Microsoft Lumia 535 sports a primary camera of 5MP (found on the rear side of the smartphone) that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 5MP (found on the front side of the handset). The LG G3 has a more powerful primary camera of 13MP that offers OIS, dual-LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 2.1MP.
Both devices feature removable batteries, but the one found on the Microsoft Lumia 535 has a capacity of only 1905 mAh, being outperformed by the 3000 mAh battery that’s powering the LG G3.