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Motorola Edge S (256GB) vs LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Edge S vs LG K4 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K4 (2017) XMotorola Edge S (256GB)30Points
Motorola Edge S (256GB)
6.7"
IPS

1080x2520

64
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsLG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)Compare Motorola Edge S X
LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
5"
IPS

480x854

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge S (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Edge S (256GB)30 Advantages Motorola Edge S (256GB)vsK4 2017 (Dual X230K)5 Advantages LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
+3.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+8GB LPDDR57 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+256GB (237GB available)58 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+1080x2520 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+409 PPI109%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+6.7"34%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 16MP + 2MP + 0.3MP9 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.7 (aperture)53%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.6 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+6K UHD (5760x3240)19 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh100%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2500 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
207 grams (7.25 ounces)vs+145 grams (5.08 ounces)43%
Lighter
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)20%
Thinner
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

16 Common items in both devices
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Capacitive
+9 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
ModelEdge S (256GB)K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Other model names摩托罗拉 Lenovo Edge S 5G (XT2125-4)LG K4 X230K (LG K7 in Philippines), LG-X230K, LGX230K
Country or region availableChina
China
ChinaPhilippinesTaiwan
China, Philippines, Taiwan
BrandMotorolaLG
Release dateJanuary, 2021February, 2017
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)73.97 x 168.38 millimeters (2.91 x 6.63 in)74.13 x 145.8 millimeters (2.92 x 5.74 in)
Weight207 grams (7.25 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
System (OS)Motorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SM8250-AC (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR51GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (237GB available)
UFS 3.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~63.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features90Hz, 560 nits, HDR10feature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 66, 77)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.2117º1.0µmPDAF
2MP depthf/2.41,75µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)6K UHD (5760x3240) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4118º1.12µm
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Blue, Silver
- Protective case included
- My UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2500 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered190 minutes | 3.2 hours | 0.1 day
Standbyfeature not registered18600 minutes | 310 hours | 12.9 days
Radiation rateMotorola Edge S (256GB)LG K4 2017 (Dual X230K)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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