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LG K4 2017 (X230Z) vs Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

Side by side comparison between LG K4 (2017) vs Google Pixel 2 XL phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K4 2017 (X230Z)
5"
IPS

480x854

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
32PointsGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)Compare LG K4 (2017) X
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

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 (X230Z)5 Advantages LG K4 2017 (X230Z)vsPixel 2 XL (128GB)32 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)21%
Lighter
vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+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
1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core176%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR43 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)28 times
More internal storage for applications and files
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
480x854 pixelsvs+1440x2880 pixels9 times
Higher resolution screen
196 PPIvs+537 PPI174%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+6"20%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 12.2MP53%
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: 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 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 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+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2500 mAhvs+3520 mAh41%
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
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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.1 + 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 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

14 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+7 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
ModelK4 2017 (X230Z)Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Other model namesLG K4 2017 8GB Single-Sim, LG-X230Z, LGX230ZGoogle Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG Taimen
Country or region availableSouth AfricaCosta RicaUnited Arab EmiratesIsrael
South Africa, Costa Rica, United Arab Emirates, Israel
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGGoogle
Release dateMarch, 2017October, 2017
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.13 x 145.8 millimeters (2.92 x 5.74 in)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDP-OLED
Screen size5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~63.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x854 pixels1440x2880 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)196 PPI537 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps800/75 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 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)LTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 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, 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 K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
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 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 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 registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: 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 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
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/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
MultimediaLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
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 supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
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
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh3520 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy190 minutes | 3.2 hours | 0.1 dayfeature not registered
Standby18600 minutes | 310 hours | 12.9 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG K4 2017 (X230Z)Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
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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