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Straight Talk LG L85c Optimus Black Vs LG L95G Optimus 2x


Straight Talk is offering LG L85C AKA "LG Optimus Black" and we wanted to put together the features this CDMA Android has to offer and how it measures up against the LG Optimus 2x (NET10 or Straight Talk). Since the LG Optimus 2x stirred up so much attention and got so many people interested, we can't help wanting to use it as the measuring stick weather it's a good idea or not. It seems the Optimus 2x is off the table as an option but there is a new option: LG Optimus Black.

Feature LG L95G Optimus 2x LG L85C Optimus Black Winner
Technology GSM CDMA Personal choice
Size 4.88 x 2.49 x 0.43 4.8 x 2.5 x 0.4 LG Optimus Black
Battery Standby

About 16 days

Up to 8 days LG Optimus 2x
Battery Talk time 7.83 hours Up to 5 hours LG Optimus 2x
HDMI output Yes No LG Optimus 2x
Processor Speed 1GHz Dual Core 1GHz single LG Optimus 2x
Android Version 2.3 2.3 Tied
Proximity Sensor Yes Yes Tied
Network Speed 4g 3g LG Optimus 2x
Gravity Sensor/Tilt and Shake Yes Yes Tied
Smart Share Yes No LG Optimus 2x
Weight 4.9 ounces 3.9 ounces LG Optimus Black
Screen size 4 inches 4 inches Tied
Front Camera Yes Yes Tied
Camera MP 8MP 5MP LG Optimus 2x
Price Not for Sale $329.99 LG Optimus Black


Hands down, the LG Optimus 2x is a better phone but we put this together because folks were wondering if it was still worth getting the LG Optimus Black and if you're using the LG Optimus 2x as a comparison, the answer is a resounding no! The LG Optimus Black is not on the same level of the LG Optimus 2x so this would be like comparing Jordan and Muggsy Bogues. Bogues was an amazing player and he had skills and passion but he was no Jordan. For those that don't like basketball, this would be like comparing apples and oranges, both are fruit but completely different.

The Optimus Black kicks the LG Optimus 2x's ass when it comes to looks though and it has a more modern sexy look but when it comes to performance, the Optimus 2x wins hands down, no question about it and if anyone says otherwise, they just want to sell you something. What you do get with the LG Optimus Black is a great mid to high end Android Smartphone mixed together with the service from Straight Talk and a NO CONTRACT marriage. You get all the benefits of an Android without the worry of having a contract, credit check, deposit, bla bla bla that the other guys want you to get. Best part, Straight Talk is offering free overnight shipping so you can have your phone tomorrow!

Summary
The honest truth is the LG Optimus Black is not an LG Optimus 2x. It is a fast CDMA phone that will probably work with either Sprint or Verizon, so please check your service and ask others that have either Sprint and Verizon in your area since your service will be just like theirs. Good luck!

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