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Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K) vs LG K50S (X540ZMW)

Side by side comparison between Alcatel Idol 4 vs LG K50S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K50S XAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)10Points
Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2610
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K50S (X540ZMW)
6.5"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG K50S (X540ZMW)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Idol 4 (6055K)10 Advantages Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)vsK50S (X540ZMW)18 Advantages LG K50S (X540ZMW)
+135 grams (4.73 ounces)44%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)15%
Thinner
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels89%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+424 PPI64%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs259 PPI
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W2 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs6W
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (18GB available)80%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.2"vs+6.5"25%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP55%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2610 mAhvs+4000 mAh53%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
eMMC 5.1
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
ModelIdol 4 (6055K)K50S (X540ZMW)
Other model namesAlcatel IDOL 4 Dual-Sim 3GB RAM, Alcatel 6055K, OT-6055KLG K50s LM-X540ZMW, LMX540ZMW
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
Taiwan
Taiwan
BrandAlcatelLG
Release dateMarch, 2016September, 2019
Depth7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 147 millimeters (2.85 x 5.79 in)77.5 x 165.8 millimeters (3.05 x 6.53 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (18GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI259 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20,28)LTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
MessagingSMS (iTap), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.21.12μm115º
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm85º
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Gold, Dark Gray, Silver, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification (white light)
- Oleophobic coating
- Glass back panel
- JBL earphones
- Hi-Fi 3.6W dual-stereo
- Front camera: Wide Angle 84°
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 30min
- Reversible phone
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- VR goggles compatible
- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
- DTS:X 3D surround sound
- Eco Playback
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2610 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging6W (5V/1.2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby43200 minutes | 720 hours | 30 days30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Radiation rateAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)LG K50S (X540ZMW)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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