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LG K4 2017 (M160) vs Vivo NEX S (256GB)

Side by side comparison between LG K4 (2017) vs Vivo NEX S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K4 2017 (M160)
5"
IPS

480x854

5
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Vivo NEX S (256GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2316

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Vivo NEX S (256GB)

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!

K4 2017 (M160)6 Advantages LG K4 2017 (M160)vsNEX S (256GB)26 Advantages Vivo NEX S (256GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+138 grams (4.83 ounces)44%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+256GB (236GB available)58 times
More internal storage for applications and files
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
480x854 pixelsvs+1080x2316 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
196 PPIvs+388 PPI98%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+6.59"32%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/2.6 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)44%
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
HD (1280x720)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2500 mAhvs+4000 mAh60%
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)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)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
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+9 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
ModelK4 2017 (M160)NEX S (256GB)
Other model namesLG K4 M160 Single-Sim, LG-M160, LGM160NEX旗舰版, vivo NEX Special edition, NEX Ultimate, BBK Apex
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)China
(Global, International), China
BrandLGVivo
Release dateFebruary, 2017June, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.6 x 144.7 millimeters (2.86 x 5.7 in)77 x 162 millimeters (3.03 x 6.38 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 304Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)256GB (236GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~86% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x854 pixels1080x2316 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)196 PPI388 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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 K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Red
- Funtouch OS 4
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- Pop-up front camera
- Wifi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging22.5W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG K4 2017 (M160)Vivo NEX S (256GB)
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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