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LG K8 2018 (X210ULMG) vs Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG K8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A50 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 X02LG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)
LG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare LG K8 (2018) X24Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)

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!


02 Advantages LG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)
K8 2018 (X210ULMG)vsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
 19%19%
+Lighter
140 grams (4.9 ounces)vs166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)

24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)vsK8 2018 (X210ULMG)
 94%94%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (49GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
 7 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 5%5%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 174%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 37%37%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs294 PPI
 28%28%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5"
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 18%18%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 25MPvs(front) 5MP
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 60%60%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2500 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

24 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM with RDS / FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Cristal Dinorex (NEG) / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
ModelK8 2018 (X210ULMG)Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Also known asLG K8 (2018) Unlocked LMX210ULMG, LM-X210ULMGGalaxy A50 SM-A505W (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFC, SM-A505WZKAXAC
Country or region availableUSACanada
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateApril, 2018March, 2019
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.882 x 144.78 millimeters (2.83 x 5.7 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)LG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (9GB user available)64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/1700/1900UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12)LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 29, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
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 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Main camera8 megapixels(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
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 on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Front camera5 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/5" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
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
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue
- HAC M4/T3
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2500 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BL-45F1F15W
Talk time750 minutes | 12.5 hours | 0.5 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby20220 minutes | 337 hours | 14 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)LG K8 2018 (X210ULMG)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505W)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.15 W/Kg (head) | 1 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered1.31 W/Kg (head) | 0.81 W/Kg (body)