HTC Desire 310 vs. LG L70: War of the mid-range smartphones

The HTC Desire 310 was made available in India only a couple of days ago and a few days back, the LG L70 hit the scene. Both of these devices fall in the mid-range category and carry affordable prices and we have penned down this comparison to give you a fair idea about each one of them and find out which phone is better amongst the two.

In spite of being cheaper than the LG contender, the HTC device brings a quad core processor, albeit the MediaTek one, while the former definitely has improved cameras on offer. So if you are confused between the two options you should skim through this comparison and then make the important decision of choosing your mobile companion.

HTC Desire 310

Display and camera:

Both of these smartphones bring a 4.5-inch touchscreen and while the HTC Desire 310’s is a simple capacitive one, the LG phone boasts of an IPS LCD display. Also, the former has a 5MP camera and a VGA webcam, while the latter brings an 8MP one and a 1.3MP webcam.

OS and processor:

The LG L70 definitely takes the cake in the OS department as it binges on KitKat 4.4, but has to make do with a 1.2GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor. On the other hand, the Desire 310 brings the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 platform and is fueled by a quad core Mediatek MT6582M SoC which is clocked in at 1.3GHz.

LG L70

Memory and Battery:

These HTC and LG smartphones are powered by lithium-ion batteries of 2000mAh and 2100mAh capacities, respectively. An entire gigabyte of system memory and 4GB onboard storage is what you will find in both the handsets. They even posses an expansion slot that can support a microSD card of not more than 32GB.

Other features:

Common features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB connectivity and more can be expected from both the contenders. They are also perfectly compatible with 3G networks in India and can support dual SIM cards at the same time. The LG handset is packed within a chassis measuring 127.2 x 66.8 x 9.5 millimeters and the HTC phone is slightly bigger and thicker at 132.4 x 68 x 11.3 millimeters.

HTC And LG Phones

Conclusion:

The HTC Desire 310 is available now through select online retailers for Rs 11,454 and the LG L70 can be your for Rs 14,450. They are available through Snapdeal, (2) in shades of black and white.

Key specs of the phones:

HTC Desire 310:

– 4.5-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen
– 480 x 854p resolution
– 5MP camera, VGA webcam
– Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 OS
– 1.3GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor
– 1GB of RAM
– 2000mAh battery

LG L70:

– Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS
– 4.5-inch, 400 x 800p resolution display
– 1.2GHz Cortex A7 dual core processor
– 1GB of RAM, 4GB onboard, expandable
– 8MP main and 1.3MP front cameras
– Two SIM card slots
– 127.2mm x 66.8mm x 9.5mm
– 2100mAh battery