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LG Magna 3G H500 vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG Magna vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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LG Magna 3G H500
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2540
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare LG Magna X03Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
3.65"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG Magna 3G H500

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!


22 Advantages LG Magna 3G H500
Magna 3G H500vsGalaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
 150%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR3vs512MB
 23 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (3.5GB user available)vs512MB (150MB user available)
 18%18%
+Thinner
10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)vs11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs320x480 pixels
 86%86%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
294 PPIvs158 PPI
 37%37%
+Larger screen
5"vs3.65"
 154%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 8MPvs(back) 3.1MP
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
EIS: Digital stabilizationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo only main cameravsNot supported
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 5MPvsNot supported
 6 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowvsAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Advantage
+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
3G+ HSPA+vs3G HSUPA
 192%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
 69%69%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2540 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.1 version A2DPvs3.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML

03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690LvsMagna 3G H500
 37%37%
+Lighter
100 grams (3.5 ounces)vs137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla GlassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

17 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
ModelMagna 3G H500Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Also known asLusacell LG Magna H500, LG-H500, LG C90 Magna H500TRTelstra Samsung Galaxy Xcover Extreme S5690L
Country or region availableMexicoAustralia
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateApril, 2015May, 2012
Depth10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)11.95 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)69.9 x 139.8 millimeters (2.75 x 5.5 in)65.9 x 121.5 millimeters (2.59 x 4.78 in)
Weight137 grams (4.8 ounces)100 grams (3.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)LG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.1 LollipopAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6582 (28nm)32bit - Marvell MG2 (45nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7800Mhz Single-Core ARMv7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP2feature not registered
RAM memory1GB LPDDR3512MB
Internal storage8GB (3.5GB user available)512MB (150MB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size5" inches3.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~49.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels320x480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI158 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 850/1900
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Main camera8 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsVGA (640x480 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Front / secondary cameraLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Front camera5 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP3.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerNot supportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Other features- Colors: Titan, White, Gold
- LG Optimus UI 4.1
- Knock Code, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Gray
- 2GB microSD included
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust tight and water proof up to 1m for 30min
Power supply and autonomyLG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2540 mAh1500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day396 minutes | 6.6 hours | 0.3 day
Standby21000 minutes | 350 hours | 14.6 days39600 minutes | 660 hours | 27.5 days
Radiation rate (SAR)LG Magna 3G H500Samsung Galaxy Xcover GT-S5690L
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered