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Samsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS) vs LG K51 (K500UM3)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M20 vs LG K51 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K51 XSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)13Points
Samsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)
6.3"
PLS

1080x2340

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K51 (K500UM3)
6.5"
IPS

720x1560

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)

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!

Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)vsK51 (K500UM3)12 Advantages LG K51 (K500UM3)
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (50GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (16GB available)
+186 grams (6.51 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs204 grams (7.14 ounces)
+1080x2340 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+409 PPI55%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs264 PPI
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+15W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
6.3"vs+6.5"3%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP11%
Higher resolution main camera
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/3" inches3%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Panda King GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
ModelGalaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)K51 (K500UM3)
Other model namesGalaxy M20 SM-M205FN/Dual-Sim NFC (64GB + 4GB RAM)LG K51 (Boost Mobile) LMK500UM3ABMUTN, LM-K500UM3
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateFebruary, 2019February, 2020
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 156.4 millimeters (2.93 x 6.16 in)77.92 x 166.96 millimeters (3.07 x 6.57 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)204 grams (7.14 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2PowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (16GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedPanda King Glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 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 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 25, 26, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (41)
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+, TD-LTE, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm120º
(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.21.12μm1/5"115º
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm1/5"85º
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Charcoal Black, Ocean Blue
- 19.5:9 ratio display FHD+
- Dolby Atmos sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan gray
- Google Assistant
- DTS:X 3D sound surround
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M20 (SM-M205FN/DS)LG K51 (K500UM3)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.248W/kg (head) | 1.591W/kg (body)feature not registered
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