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Samsung Star (GT-S5230) vs LG K8 2017 (X240)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Star vs LG K8 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Star (GT-S5230)
3"
TFT

240x400

3.1
MP

N/A
RAM

32bit Single

1000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG K8 2017 (X240)
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG K8 2017 (X240)

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)1 Advantage Samsung Star (GT-S5230)vsK8 2017 (X240)29 Advantages LG K8 2017 (X240)
+93 grams (3.26 ounces)59%
Lighter
vs148 grams (5.18 ounces)
50MBvs+16GB (9GB available)183 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 16GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)44%
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+720x1280 pixels9 times
Higher resolution screen
155 PPIvs+294 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3"vs+5"67%
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 13MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 5MPAdvantage
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 LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps635 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+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1000 mAhvs+2500 mAh150%
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
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTaggingAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
Not supportedvs+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
WAP, HTMLvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

7 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Accelerometer
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Hands-free calling
Vibrating alert
FM (RDS)
USB 2.0 proprietary connector / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+ specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
ModelStar (GT-S5230)K8 2017 (X240)
Other model namesSamsung S5230A Star, Samsung Tocco Lite, Samsung Player OneLG K8 2017 Dual-Sim, LGX240, LG-X240, LG PP2
Country or region availablefeature not registeredSaudi ArabiaAlgeriaUnited Arab EmiratesRussiaUkraine
Saudi Arabia, Algeria, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Ukraine
BrandSamsungLG
Release date4/30/20093/1/2017
Depth11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)53 x 104 millimeters (2.09 x 4.09 in)73.2 x 147.15 millimeters (2.88 x 5.79 in)
Weight93 grams (3.26 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
System versionProprietary OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Chipset32bit64bit - MediaTek MT6737 (28nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
Single-Core
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.25GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
RAM memoryfeature not registered1.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage50MB16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size3" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~46.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~64% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution240x400 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-pointCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)155 PPI294 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload0.236 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 3, 7, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)QVGA (320x240) 15 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
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 only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported5 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1000 mAh2500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hours3.2 hours
Standby800 hours (33.3 days)310 hours (12.9 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserWAP, HTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
- DNSe
- Shazam Find Music service
- Java framework
- Colors: Indigo, Gold
- 2.5D glass screen
- Quick Selfie

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Star (GT-S5230)LG K8 2017 (X240)
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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