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I have sprint and have an option of picking up a LG G2 or a Galaxy Note 2. Right now i have a LG Optimus G that i love but its time to upgrade. The G2 is faster but the note 2 is bigger...any ideas? My wife will probably get my optimus which is an upgrade from her S3. Thanks.
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I have sprint and have an option of picking up a LG G2 or a Galaxy Note 2. Right now i have a LG Optimus G that i love but its time to upgrade. The G2 is faster but the note 2 is bigger...any ideas? My wife will probably get my optimus which is an upgrade from her S3. Thanks.

Hmmm, I'm no expert but the specs of the G2 are miles ahead of the Note2.

Screen size is the only thing that it betters than the G2, but it's only 720p while the not-much-smaller G2 screen is 1080p.

If they are in the same price bracket, the G2 without question is the better deal.
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TBH, The G2 is pretty comparable to the Note 3 IMO.
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im leaning towards the g2, ive looked at it at the store a couple times and have wanted it for a while. but the screen on the note 2 is nice. Im getting both but trying to decide which one to use and which one to sell. I might give my wife the note 2 if she wants it. plus she wants the option of nice cases(seahawks) and I don't care about cases anyways. thanks for the input I guess im going to go with the g2. one of the bigger reasons im going with the g2 is I found a website at first which listed the standby/use time for battery life on the note 2 as miles above the g2 but found a lot of comparrision sites listing the g2 as 2-3 hours longer battery life now. My optimus I make it till lunch time before its dead now so want a phone with more powa and better battery life. again, thanks
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The G2 should be compared against the Note 3. I've never had a Samsung phone's battery last nearly as long as they're quoted to and my last 3 Android phones were from them. The G2, which is my current phone, is another story completely. Also, most comparisons I've seen put the G2's battery life ahead of the Note 3, despite the slightly smaller battery. I expect the Note 2 to be significantly worse, since its older processor is not nearly as efficient.
     
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Just wanted to update that i did go with the g2. Its amazingly fast and battery is awesome. Been off charge since 5am, surfed the web most of the day, played 2-3 hours of games, watched a few tv shows and as of 7:15 still have 25%. Thanks for recommending it.
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That's cool, glad you like it. If you're planning to stick to the stock ROM, you should disable some of the built-in bloat as it will make the battery life even better. Obviously usage patterns vary but it's pretty rare that I find myself much below 40% after a full day of heavy usage.
     
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The LG G2 is a great choice and I recommend it over the Galaxy S4 any day.
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