Aaron continues the LG Optimus 4X HD dogfights, throwing it into the ring against the HTC One X.  LG's newest flagship smartphone packs a 1.5 GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU, 4.7-inch IPS HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, a front-facing camera, 2,150 mAh battery, HSPA+ connectivity, and Android 4.0 with LG's new user interface.  The HTC One X (global) is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Tegra 3 processor and has a 4.7-inch HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording and HTC ImageSense, a non-removable 1,800 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with HTC Sense 4.

Both have Ice Cream Sandwich, similar displays, and powerful processors, and can be had for around $600 unlocked.  Which one captures the gold medal?  Part 1 of 2.

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"Who makes a better Android phone, LG or HTC?"

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Anthone Wowzer Alsobrooks Htc hands down... LG's build quality will never match HTC
John Anthony htc is a better android inc
Anonymous By a hair close margin - HTC.
Abram Wenevermet Dennis I wouldn't buy an LG phone.. and the HTC phones iv owned were trash..
Andy Jaggars Samsung all day long but between HTC and LG, I would say HTC
Dimitri Charmy Mikhael Margaronis Both are trash... iPhone 4 life
Jeff Hammond Samsung >HTC>Motorola>Lg
Sebastian Gomes Definitely HTC. This is coming from a guy who has an LG revolution (rooted of course)
Bryan Prime Either... better than the 3g 3.5 inch iphone and its isheep
Jose Angel Santiago HTC hands down!!! Example HTC one x and s!!!!!
Jozef Sakac No brainer HTC
Kenny Ray Gotta be HTC.
Kevin Medlock Must be trick question lol! HTC,....by far!!!!
Bernie Fen correct... not a fan of Samsung at all but S3 is "currently" the face of android...for NOW.. android is an ever evolving mobile OS obvioussssssly
Bernie Fen Build Quality = HTC Android Specs = Samsung LG = uhh...
Alberto Garcia Flores I think HTC but LG is coming out with bad bad boys, so it won't take long to be one of the big phone makers. Now the daddy of all is Samsung, Samsung Galaxy S III is the face on Android.
Saurabh Sinha Don't compare HTC ONE X with trash. Samsung is beggars material...plastic
Sean Gentry Samsung!
Allen Guindon Trick question. There is no "better" Android phone. All are terrible!
Michael Edwards That's not even a question. HTC has made solid devices since day one
Ryan Bassil Yousif Lol...your options were HTC or LG. Save your opinions for a more appropriate post.
Zach Cline No they aren't .
Michael Mathis SAMSUNG..... HTC is jus crap......
Tony Abiama HTC... duh
Zach Cline LG is just crap. HTC or Samsung for me when I go back to android. Motorola loves to screw their customers too much.
Ryan Turner Htc obviously! Out of all the questions you could ask, that's the one you chose?
Enrique Calderon Making a better phone includes giving support after releasing the device, for this, HTC wins hands down ; LG totally blew it with the G2x! A masterpiece phone with some glitches that could've been fixed by providing after release support! So from now on I choose HTC!
Pablo Echevarria LG. HTC makes a new phone every day.
Walter Perez It depends on who's stolen more patents!...IPHONE4LIFE :-)
Jesus Salvador Delgado Martinez Form the options i would say htc but i would ratger have my motorola atrix 2
Pernell Moore HTC better than LG but Samsung's better than both.
Wais Hamidi Neither. SAMSUNG SIDEKICK 4G FTW.
Ian Baylon Htf cause lg never made a badass 3D phone and htc did :D
Brandon Cote HTC- hands down
Shashank Banerjee Wht in ur opinion is a better option: Sony Xperia U, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V , Galaxy S advance or HTC One V ? m planning to buy one soon... :))
Kehin Faux Not even close, HTC HTC HTC.... update dinc2 to ics slackers
Marc OKelly the 4X HD is awesome
Elijah David Kleehammer LG? Lame Gadgets?
Jon Houston I prefer my iPhone... Let the arguing commence
Franky Frank SAMSUNG! #proudS3owner.
Syed Usama Shah htc without doubt but Samsung is the best Android phone manufacturer
Mihai Alex Nokia would make the best android smartphones hands down, but given this poll, I'd definitely go with HTC. Compare optimus black with HTC Desire HD. Desire HD is the clear winner
Jesse Ling If LG and HTC were my only two choices I'd just go without a cell phone :p
Juwon Donte Wow at the people saying LG lol HTC for sure
Tyler Saddington Samsung. PERIOD!
Husein HTC
Ryan Bassil Yousif HTC. And to everyone commenting with Samsung or Motorola, you had two choices, HTC or LG. That's it. I have a gs3 and I PREFER it over any other phone. But given the options, I would go with HTC.
Aashiq Khaled htc alwayss..
Jesse Ling You know what LG stands for among the cellular market? Load Guzzler
Zia A. Wahab LG makes the best smartphones, said no one ever.
Felix Tran LG is not that bad.....
P.j. Smith Stick TO TV'S LG!
P.j. Smith If anyone says lg. Wow
Danny Borst LG by a mile, they just get a bad rep.
Boyd D Garrett Jr Samsung... >.>
John Rotarius Htc sucks and so does lg SAMSUNG AND MOTOROLA ALL THE WAY PHOTON AND GS3
Jesse Ling Neither,samsung has this cornered.Motorola would de-throne Samsung if they hadn't made Motoblur.
Melvin Jefferson HTC Allways

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