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LG K8 2017 (US215) vs LG Magna (3G H500)

Side by side comparison between LG K8 (2017) vs LG Magna phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG Magna XLG K8 2017 (US215)11Points
LG K8 2017 (US215)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG Magna (3G H500)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2540
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG K8 2017 (US215)

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!

K8 2017 (US215)11 Advantages LG K8 2017 (US215)vsMagna (3G H500)3 Advantages LG Magna (3G H500)
+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core37%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+1.5GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+16GB (9GB available)157%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (3.5GB available)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)25%
Thinner
vs10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
142 grams (4.97 ounces)vs+137 grams (4.8 ounces)4%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2500 mAhvs+2540 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

29 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
720x1280 pixels
294 PPI
5"
(back) 8MP
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
ModelK8 2017 (US215)Magna (3G H500)
Other model namesUS Cellular LG K8 2017, LGUS215, LG-US215, LG PP2Lusacell LG Magna H500, LG-H500, LG C90 Magna H500TR
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Mexico
Mexico
BrandLGLG
Release dateApril, 2017April, 2015
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)69.9 x 139.8 millimeters (2.75 x 5.5 in)
Weight142 grams (4.97 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)32bit - MediaTek MT6582 (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-400 MP2
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.0
8GB (3.5GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOUMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 25)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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 only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/5" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Dark blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D glass screen
- Quick Selfie
- HAC M4/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, White, Gold
- LG Optimus UI 4.1
- Knock Code, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh2540 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby21420 minutes | 357 hours | 14.9 days21000 minutes | 350 hours | 14.6 days
Radiation rateLG K8 2017 (US215)LG Magna (3G H500)
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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