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LG K8 2017 X240 vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG K8 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG K8 2017 X240
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare LG K8 (2017) X08Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)

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!


04 Advantages LG K8 2017 X240
K8 2017 X240vsGalaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
 1%1%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.25Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 125%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (9GB user available)vs8GB (4GB user available)
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.1 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP

08 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)vsK8 2017 X240
 7 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 7%7%
+Lighter
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage
+Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.1.1 NougatvsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
 4%4%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2600 mAhvs2500 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Dragontrail GlassvsNot supported

32 Common items in both devices
1.5GB LPDDR3
16 million
720x1280 pixels
294 PPI
5"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
HD (1280x720 pixels)
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0 / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
ModelK8 2017 X240Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Also known asLG K8 2017 Dual-Sim, LGX240, LG-X240, LG PP2Galaxy J3 2016 4G J320F/Dual-Sim
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaAlgeriaUnited Arab EmiratesRussiaUkraineKazakhstanRussia
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2017January, 2016
Depth8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.2 x 147.15 millimeters (2.88 x 5.79 in)71.12 x 142.3 millimeters (2.8 x 5.6 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)LG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
HardwareLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737 (28nm)32bit - Spreadtrum SC8830A (28nm)
CPU processor1.25Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 550MhzARM Mali-400 MP2
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user available)8GB (4GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedDragontrail Glass
Mobile networks and dataLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 800/1800/2600 (Bands 3,7,20)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Main camera13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature 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
Front / secondary cameraLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
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 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Indigo, Gold
- 2.5D glass screen
- Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time190 minutes | 3.2 hours | 0.1 day780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 day
Standby18600 minutes | 310 hours | 12.9 days19800 minutes | 330 hours | 13.8 days
Radiation rate (SAR)LG K8 2017 X240Samsung Galaxy J3 (SM-J320F/DS)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.167 W/Kg (head) | 1.125 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.477 W/Kg (head) | 0.425 W/Kg (body)