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LG K52 (K520HMW) vs Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)

Side by side comparison between LG K52 vs Sony Xperia XZ3 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K52 (K520HMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Compare LG K52 X
Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

19.2
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)

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!

K52 (K520HMW)13 Advantages LG K52 (K520HMW)vsXperia XZ3 (H9436)15 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)3%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)18%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+6.6"10%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP197%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 19.2MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/2" inches15%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.3" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+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
+4000 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWaterproof (IP?)
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (45GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1440x2880 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+537 PPI102%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps3 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
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, 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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 13MP
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
ModelK52 (K520HMW)Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Other model namesLG K52 LMK520HMW, LM-K520HMW Dual-SIM (64GB + 4GB RAM)Sony Xperia XZ3 6GB RAM H9436, Sony Akatsuki
Country or region available(Latin America)Costa RicaHondurasNicaraguaPanamaDominican Republic
(Latin America), Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic
Taiwan
Taiwan
BrandLGSony
Release dateSeptember, 2020October, 2018
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)73 x 158 millimeters (2.87 x 6.22 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.Waterproof (IP?)
System (OS)LG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDP-OLED
Screen size6.6" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1440x2880 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI537 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1200/200 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
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, Voice commands
CameraLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
19.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5056x3792 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital 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/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White, Blue, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Green, Red
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Power delivery
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
Power supplyLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby30840 minutes | 514 hours | 21.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG K52 (K520HMW)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
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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