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LG K50 X520EMW vs Apple iPhone XR (128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG K50 vs Apple iPhone XR phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG K50 X520EMW
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare LG K50 X19Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone XR (128GB)

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!


11 Advantages LG K50 X520EMW
K50 X520EMWvsiPhone XR (128GB)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 14%14%
+Lighter
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.26"vs6.1"
 25%25%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs(back) 12MP
 83%83%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 13MPvs(front) 7.1MP
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
 19%19%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs2942 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsIP67 certified

19 Advantages Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
iPhone XR (128GB)vsK50 X520EMW
 9%9%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 5 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (116GB user available)vs32GB (18GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
NVMe (SSD)vseMMC 5.1
 5%5%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD IPS
 36%36%
+Higher resolution screen
828x1792 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 20%20%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
324 PPIvs269 PPI
Advantage
+The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Quad-LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 22%22%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/3.1" inches
 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)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 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
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

25 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
ModelK50 X520EMWiPhone XR (128GB)
Also known asLG K50 LMX520EMW, LM-X520EMW, LG K50 Dual CAMiPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108
Country or region availableEuropeVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandLGApple
Release dateJune, 2019October, 2018
Depth8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 161.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.35 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistantIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)LG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 13
HardwareLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (18GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (116GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.26" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1520 pixels828x1792 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (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
Primary / back cameraLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
Main camera(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1/5" 1.75um 86º)
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
Front camera13 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4160x3120 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
Connectivity and interfacesLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Aurora black, Platinum gray, Moroccan blue
- 19:9 display ratio
- LG UX 7
- DTS:X surround sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Red, Coral
- Face ID
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity3500 mAh2942 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1.2Afeature not registered
Talk time1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standby19080 minutes | 318 hours | 13.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)LG K50 X520EMWApple iPhone XR (128GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered