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LG Magna 3G H500 vs Sony Xperia 1 J8170

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG Magna vs Sony Xperia 1 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 X34Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Sony Xperia 1 J8170
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia 1 J8170

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!


05 Advantages LG Magna 3G H500
Magna 3G H500vsXperia 1 J8170
 30%30%
+Lighter
137 grams (4.8 ounces)vs178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsOLED
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported

34 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Xperia 1 J8170vsMagna 3G H500
 192%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 5 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
 31 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (111GB user available)vs8GB (3.5GB user available)
 31 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 24%24%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1644x3840 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 119%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
643 PPIvs294 PPI
 30%30%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs5"
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 50%50%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.6 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 75 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (side-mounted)vsNot supported
 31%31%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3330 mAhvs2540 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot 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
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 6vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

13 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
ModelMagna 3G H500Xperia 1 J8170
Also known asLusacell LG Magna H500, LG-H500, LG C90 Magna H500TRSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony Kumano
Country or region availableMexicoUSA
BrandLGSony
Release dateApril, 2015May, 2019
Depth10.15 millimeters (0.4 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)69.9 x 139.8 millimeters (2.75 x 5.5 in)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)
Weight137 grams (4.8 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)LG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.1 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6582 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.8Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.4Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory1GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (3.5GB user available)128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Display typeTFT LCD IPSOLED
Screen size5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1644x3840 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 6
Mobile networks and dataLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, 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/upload21/5.76 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
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 Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Main camera8 megapixels(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.1 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 supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
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
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Titan, White, Gold
- LG Optimus UI 4.1
- Knock Code, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2540 mAh3330 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standby21000 minutes | 350 hours | 14.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)LG Magna 3G H500Sony Xperia 1 J8170
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered