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LG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG K8+ (2018) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
10PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)Compare LG K8+ (2018) X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3060
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)

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!

K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)9 Advantages LG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)vsRedmi Note 2 (32GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 5.0
+140 grams (4.9 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs160 grams (5.6 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)2%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 7.1.2 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.2 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
+Cristal Dinorex (NEG)Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core94%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (9GB user free)vs+32GB (26GB user free)189%
More internal storage for applications and files
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+401 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.5"10%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
2500 mAhvs+3060 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster

27 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
ModelK8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Other model namesU.S. Cellular LG K8 Plus LMX210ULM, LM-X210ULM, LG K8 2018Redmi Note 2 (2015051), Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China(Global, International)
China, (Global, International)
BrandLGXiaomi
Release dateMay, 2018August, 2015
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 144.78 millimeters (2.83 x 5.7 in)76 x 152 millimeters (2.99 x 5.98 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)LG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6795T Helio X10 (28nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A532.2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzPowerVR G6200 MP4 700Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (26GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Not supported
Mobile networksLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
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-DOTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 25)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, LTEGPRS, EDGE, 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 K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
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+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 only main camera
2ª cameraLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/5" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Urban Titan
- HAC M4/T3
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green
- MIUI 7
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh3060 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BL-45F1F10W
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day690 minutes | 11.5 hours | 0.5 day
Standby23700 minutes | 395 hours | 16.5 days8640 minutes | 144 hours | 6 days
Radiation rateLG K8+ 2018 (X210ULM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.89W/kg (head) | 0.94W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered