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LG K52 (K520YMW) vs Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)

Side by side comparison between LG K52 vs Lenovo ZUK Z1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K52 (K520YMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsLenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)Compare LG K52 X
Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG K52 (K520YMW)

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 (K520YMW)16 Advantages LG K52 (K520YMW)vsZUK Z1 (Z1221)9 Advantages Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+6.6"20%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)25%
More apps available to download and use
vs2000000 apps (Google Play Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
64GB (45GB available)vs+64GB (54GB available)20%
More internal storage for applications and files
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)7%
Lighter
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+401 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+4100 mAh2%
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
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

25 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
ModelK52 (K520YMW)ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
Other model namesLG K52 LMK520YMW, LM-K520YMW Single-SIM (64GB + 4GB RAM)Lenovo Zuk Z1221, Lenovo Z1221
Country or region available(Global, International)AustraliaNew ZealandTaiwan
(Global, International), Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan
(Global, International)ChinaHong Kong
(Global, International), China, Hong Kong
BrandLGLenovo
Release dateSeptember, 2020September, 2015
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)77.3 x 155.7 millimeters (3.04 x 6.13 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.Not supported
System (OS)LG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
Operating systemAndroid 10CyanogenMod 12.1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredCyanogenMod 13
HardwareLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
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/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
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 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
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
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: White, Blue, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Dark Gray
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- Sony IMX214 sensor back camera
- Fast battery charging: 100% in 2,5h
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4100 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standby30840 minutes | 514 hours | 21.4 days31560 minutes | 526 hours | 21.9 days
Radiation rateLG K52 (K520YMW)Lenovo ZUK Z1 (Z1221)
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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