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Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03 vs LG K4 2017 X230F

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto Z2 Force vs LG K4 2017 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG K4 2017 X31Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03
Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03
5.5"
POLED

1440x2560

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2730
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K4 2017 X230F
5"
IPS

480x854

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03

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!


31 Advantages Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03
Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03vsK4 2017 X230F
 163%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs1GB LPDDR3
 10 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (45GB user available)vs8GB (4GB user available)
 7 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 1%1%
+Lighter
143 grams (5.01 ounces)vs145 grams (5.08 ounces)
 33%33%
+Thinner
6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a P-OLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
P-OLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 8 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs480x854 pixels
 172%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
534 PPIvs196 PPI
 10%10%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs5"
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 30%30%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.6 (aperture)
 8 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 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
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
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
FingerprintvsNot supported
 9%9%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2730 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/LEvs4.1 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
ShatterShieldvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

03 Advantages LG K4 2017 X230F
K4 2017 X230FvsMoto Z2 Force XT1789-03
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
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

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 5MP
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
ModelMoto Z2 Force XT1789-03K4 2017 X230F
Also known asSprint Lenovo Moto Z2 Force edition XT1789-03LG K4 2017 8GB Single-Sim, LG-X230F, LGX230F
Country or region availableUSALatin America
BrandMotorolaLG
Release dateAugust, 2017February, 2017
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 155.8 millimeters (2.99 x 6.13 in)74.13 x 145.8 millimeters (2.92 x 5.74 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR41GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (45GB user available)
UFS 2.1
8GB (4GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
Display typeP-OLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~63.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels480x854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassShatterShieldNot supported
Mobile networks and dataMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
LTE Cat4 700/850/900/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,8,28)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
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 cameraMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP mono (f/2.0 1/2.9" 1.25µm PDAF)
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsHD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.9" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashDual-LEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Black, White/Gold
- Sony IMX386 back camera sensor
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Titan, Gold, Chocolate
- LG UX 5.0
- Knock Code, Knock On
- Quick Share, Quick Selfie
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMotorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2730 mAh2500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered190 minutes | 3.2 hours | 0.1 day
Standbyfeature not registered18600 minutes | 310 hours | 12.9 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Motorola Moto Z2 Force XT1789-03LG K4 2017 X230F
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered