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Samsung Star (GT-S5230) vs LG K51 (K500UM3)

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

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Compare LG K51 XSamsung Star (GT-S5230)03Points
Samsung Star (GT-S5230)
3"
TFT

240x400

3.1
MP

N/A
RAM

32bit Single

1000
mAh

(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? LG K51 (K500UM3)

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!

Star (GT-S5230)3 Advantages Samsung Star (GT-S5230)vsK51 (K500UM3)35 Advantages LG K51 (K500UM3)
+93 grams (3.26 ounces)119%
Lighter
vs204 grams (7.14 ounces)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
50MBvs+32GB (16GB available)327 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 16GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC63 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)40%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
240x400 pixelsvs+720x1560 pixels11 times
Higher resolution screen
155 PPIvs+264 PPI70%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3"vs+6.5"117%
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 13MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
QVGA (320x240)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
10 appsvs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)349999 times
More apps available to download and use
2G EDGEvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps1270 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Resistivevs+CapacitiveAdvantage
Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive.
Singlevs+MultitouchAdvantage
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1000 mAhvs+4000 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
Not supportedvs+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
2.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
WAP, HTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
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

5 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Accelerometer
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
USB 2.0 proprietary connector / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+ specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
ModelStar (GT-S5230)K51 (K500UM3)
Other model namesSamsung S5230A Star, Samsung Tocco Lite, Samsung Player OneLG K51 (Boost Mobile) LMK500UM3ABMUTN, LM-K500UM3
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandSamsungLG
Release dateApril, 2009February, 2020
Depth11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)53 x 104 millimeters (2.09 x 4.09 in)77.92 x 166.96 millimeters (3.07 x 6.57 in)
Weight93 grams (3.26 ounces)204 grams (7.14 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic 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 Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Operating systemProprietary OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Chipset32bit64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorSingle-CoreOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memoryfeature not registered3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage50MB32GB (16GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~46.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution240x400 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-pointCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)155 PPI264 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedPanda King Glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload0.236 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G2G, 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 networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat6 (2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 25, 26, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.21.12μm1/5"115º
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm1/5"85º
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)QVGA (320x240) 15 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported13 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFiNot supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserWAP, HTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
- DNSe
- Shazam Find Music service
- Java framework
- Colors: Titan gray
- Google Assistant
- DTS:X 3D sound surround
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby48000 minutes | 800 hours | 33.3 days34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 days
Radiation rateSamsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K51 (K500UM3)
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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