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LG K30 (X410PM) vs Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

Side by side comparison between LG K30 vs Sony Xperia 1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K30 (X410PM)
5.3"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
31PointsSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Compare LG K30 X
Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

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!

K30 (X410PM)2 Advantages LG K30 (X410PM)vsXperia 1 (J8170)31 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs178 grams (6.23 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core103%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (111GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1644x3840 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
277 PPIvs+643 PPI132%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.3"vs+6.5"23%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP177%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)50%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 8.1 Oreovs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+3330 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
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+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
ModelK30 (X410PM)Xperia 1 (J8170)
Other model namesSprint/Virgin LG K30 (MediaTek), LM-X410PM, LMX410PMSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony Kumano
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGSony
Release dateJune, 2018May, 2019
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75 x 148.6 millimeters (2.95 x 5.85 in)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6750T (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T860 MP2 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size5.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1644x3840 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)277 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1600/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 25, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
LTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
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 K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF2x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.416mm1/3.4"1.0µm
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length18mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/5" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- LG UX 7.0
- DTS:X 3D surround sound (headphones only)
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3330 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG K30 (X410PM)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.13W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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