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Motorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB) vs LG K20 V (VS501)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto Z vs LG K20 V phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG K20 V XMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)21Points
Motorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

1440x2560

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K20 V (VS501)
5.3"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)

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!

Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)21 Advantages Motorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)vsK20 V (VS501)5 Advantages LG K20 V (VS501)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Quad-Core34%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+5.2 millimeters (0.2 inches)47%
Thinner
vs7.62 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+534 PPI93%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs277 PPI
+5.5"4%
Larger screen
vs5.3"
+Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+LDAF: laser detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
136 grams (4.76 ounces)vs+134 grams (4.69 ounces)1%
Lighter
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
2600 mAhvs+2800 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
4.1 version A2DPvs+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster

24 Common items in both devices
32GB (22GB user free)
16 million
(back) 13MP
Only digital zoom
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
(front) 5MP
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
ModelMoto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)K20 V (VS501)
Other model namesLenovo Moto Z XT1650-03 Dual-Sim, Motorola SheridanVerizon LG K20 VS501 (2017), LG-VS501, LGVS501
Country or region availableCanadaEuropeThailand
Canada, Europe, Thailand
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaLG
Release dateSeptember, 2016February, 2017
Depth5.2 millimeters (0.2 inches)7.62 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 153.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.04 in)73.66 x 147.32 millimeters (2.9 x 5.8 in)
Weight136 grams (4.76 ounces)134 grams (4.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 Lite (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 510MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)32GB (22GB user free)
External storageUntil 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI277 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Rose gold
- Moto Maker, Moto Pure, Moto Mods
- Quick Charge 3.0
- TurboPower charging: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- 2.5D Arc Glass screen
- LG UX 5.0
- Wide-angle 120° front camera
- KnockOn, Knock Code
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
15W
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts• Fast battery charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby20160 minutes | 336 hours | 14 days18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto Z (Dual XT1650-03 32GB)LG K20 V (VS501)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.91W/kg (head) | 1.91W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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