Technology firms Samsung and LG seem to have taken cue from Indian device makers as both have launched budget smartphones in to the subcontinent market.

For a low price-tag, both Samsung Galaxy Young and LG Optimus L3-2 pack pretty descent features. If consumers are looking for an affordable international branded smartphone, the above two models surely make a good buy.

Here is brief comparison of main specs between Samsung Galaxy Young and LG Optimus L3-2:


Galaxy Young sports a 3.2-inch HVGA display with 320x480p resolution and pixel density of close to 176 pixels per inch. Optimus L3-2 too sports a similar 3.2-inch screen but loses points for its low pixel density of 125 ppi and display resolution of 320x240p.


In terms of power, Galaxy Young and Optimus L3-2 stand even as they both pack a single-core processor with same 1GHz CPU speed.


Galaxy Young and Optimus L3-2 each sport a pretty decent 3.0-megapixel main camera.

It is to be noted that since both smartphones fall within the low price bracket, they do not feature flash support for the main camera and lack a secondary camera on the front.

Mobile Operating System:

Galaxy Young and LG Optimus L3-2 smartphones run on the same Android mobile OS version 4.1 Jelly Bean. 

In terms of memory, battery capacity and other add-on features such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and network connectivity, Galaxy Young and Optimus L3-2 have minor differences.


Galaxy Young holds a price-tag of ₹8,290, whereas Optimus L3-2 costs ₹7,899, just ₹400 lesser than its competitor. By looking at the overall features, Samsung's Galaxy Young edges past its competitor LG Optimus L3-2 by a lean margin thanks to its better display resolution.

Here is a break-down of key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Young and LG Optimus L3-2:


Samsung Galaxy Young

LG Optimus L3-2


3.2-inch TFT HVGA

Display with 320x480p resolutions

Pixel density:176 ppi

3.2-inch QVGA display

with 320x240p with IPS

display technology

(very low Pixel density of

close to 125 ppi)


Android v4.1.2 OS

(Jelly Bean)

Android v4.1.2 OS

(Jelly Bean)


1GHz Cortex A5 processor

1GHz single core



768 MB

512 MB


4GB, expandable up to 64GB

4GB,expandable up to



Main: 3.0-megapixel camera with 640x480p

Video recording capability

(no-flash support)

No front-camera

Main:3.0-megapixel camera with 4X-digital Zoom and 640x480p video recording

No front-camera


1300 mAh

1540 mAh



2G & 3G

2G & 3G


Dual-SIM, Bluetooth v3.0,micro-USB v2.0,Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n),No-NFC connectivity support

Dual-SIM, Bluetooth v3.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n),USB

Connectivity, A-GPS,


109.4 x 58.6 x 12.49 mm

102.9 x 61.3 x 11.9 mm


112 g

107 g




*Price as listed in the Flipkart