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LG G5 (H840) vs LG K12 Max (X520BMW)

Side by side comparison between LG G5 vs LG K12 Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G5 (H840)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
10PointsLG K12 Max (X520BMW)Compare LG G5 X
LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG G5 (H840)

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!

G5 (H840)18 Advantages LG G5 (H840)vsK12 Max (X520BMW)10 Advantages LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
+32GB (22GB available)22%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (18GB available)
+159 grams (5.57 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+554 PPI106%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+OIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+1/2.6" inches19%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
5.3"vs+6.26"18%
Larger screen
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2800 mAhvs+3500 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF: laser detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
ModelG5 (H840)K12 Max (X520BMW)
Other model namesLG G5 SE, LG G5 Lite, LG-H840, LGH840LG K12 Max LMX520BMW, LM-X520BMW
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
BrandLGLG
Release dateMarch, 2016July, 2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)77 x 161.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.35 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)170 grams (5.95 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)LG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz 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 510 600MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (18GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.3" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)554 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17)LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75um86º
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, 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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
- LG 360 VR supported
- LG CAM Plus supported
- 3D Arc Glass screen
- Modular battery
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora black, Platinum gray, Moroccan blue
- 19:9 display ratio
- LG UX 7
- DTS:X surround sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
5V/1.2A
Battery capacity2800 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby22800 minutes | 380 hours | 15.8 days19080 minutes | 318 hours | 13.3 days
Radiation rateLG G5 (H840)LG K12 Max (X520BMW)
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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