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Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS) vs LG K50 (X520EMW)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 vs LG K50 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K50 XSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)29Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K50 (X520EMW)
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/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 S20 (SM-G980F/DS)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)vsK50 (X520EMW)4 Advantages LG K50 (X520EMW)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (104GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (18GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
vs8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x3200 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+566 PPI110%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.76" inches76%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+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)
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
6.2"vs+6.26"1%
Larger screen
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 13MP29%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
IP68 certifiedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
ModelGalaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)K50 (X520EMW)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 4G-LTE G980F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM) - GlobalLG K50 LMX520EMW, LM-X520EMW, LG K50 Dual CAM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateMarch, 2020June, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)77 x 161.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.35 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11PowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (18GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)566 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
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) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/200 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75um86º
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora black, Platinum gray, Moroccan blue
- 19:9 display ratio
- LG UX 7
- DTS:X surround sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
5V/1.2A
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered19080 minutes | 318 hours | 13.3 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)LG K50 (X520EMW)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.76W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.279W/kg (head) | 1.525W/kg (body)feature not registered
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