HTC incredible S comes with the traditional sleek design crafted of high grade materials. Incredible S is 120mm in length are certainly not the slimmest and lightest having a thickness of 11.7mm and weighing 135g. Optimus Black on the other hand has a very decent design with curved edges and bevel effect on the rear. It is 122mm in length and weighs only 109g. It is also one of the thinner phones around being only 9.2mm thick.
Optimus Black features the latest IPS LCD capacitive touch screen having screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and 16M color support. HTC Incredible S comes with S-LCD capacitive touch screen with the same screen resolution and color support as Optimus Black. Both phones have giant 4.0 inch screen size. The latest IPS LCD display of Optimus Black may just have a slight edge over the S-LCD panel in Incredible S.
Processor and OS:
HTC Incredible S features 1 GHz Scorpion processor powered by Adreno 205 GPU and Optimus Black comes with 1 GHz Cortex-A8 processor powered by Power SGX530 GPU. Incredible S features Android 2.2 which can be upgraded to Android 2.4 whereas Optimus Black runs on Android 2.2 which can be upgraded to Android 2.3. Not a great bit of difference between the two phones on this front.
The biggest difference between the smart phones lies in the different camera resolution with HTC Incredible S featuring an 8MP camera with autofocus and dual LED flash in contrast to 5MP camera in Optimus Black with autofocus and LED flash. However, both phones are able to record HD 720p video at 30fps. LG Optimus Black also has a 2MP front camera in contrast to 1.3MP camera in Incredible S.
Final Verdict and Price:
On the basis of the most important features that are compared above we can say that Optimus Black has a clear advantage over Incredible S expect for its higher resolution camera. The price very much eliminates that advantage as well with Optimus Black priced around RS 18000 and HTC Incredible S around RS 24000.