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LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7) vs LG K20 Plus (MP260)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG G8X ThinQ vs LG K20 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG K20 Plus X30LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
6.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare LG G8X ThinQ X04LG K20 Plus (MP260)
LG K20 Plus (MP260)
5.3"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2700
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


30 Advantages LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)vsK20 Plus (MP260)
 128%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (104GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 174%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 45%45%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs277 PPI
 21%21%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.3"
 93%93%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 13MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 22%22%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 48%48%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2700 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 6vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsNot supported

04 Advantages LG K20 Plus (MP260)
K20 Plus (MP260)vsG8X ThinQ (G850QM7)
 35%35%
+Lighter
142 grams (4.97 ounces)vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
 5%5%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsOLED
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
ModelG8X ThinQ (G850QM7)K20 Plus (MP260)
Also known asLG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen (Unlocked) LM-G850QM7, LMG850QM7MetroPCS LG K20 Plus, LG-MP260, LGMP260
Country or region availableUSAUSA
BrandLGLG
Release dateOctober, 2019February, 2017
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 159.3 millimeters (2.98 x 6.27 in)75.29 x 148.7 millimeters (2.96 x 5.85 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Not supported
Operating system (OS)LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (104GB user available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (22GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Display typeOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.4" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI277 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Mobile networks and dataLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1900 (Bands 2,4,5,12)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload2000/75 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MP ultrawide (f/2.4 9mm 1.0µm)
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Front camera32 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: New Aurora Black
- Screen case (foldable)
- 19.5:9, DCI-P3 100%, HDR10 display
- Always-on display
- LG UX 9.0
- 32-bit/192kHz audio (Meridian)
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Wireless charging 9W
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- 2.5D Arc Glass screen
- LG UX 5.0
- Wide-angle 120° front camera
- KnockOn, Knock Code
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2700 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)21Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rate (SAR)LG G8X ThinQ (G850QM7)LG K20 Plus (MP260)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered