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Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA) vs LG K20 (X120HM)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZs vs LG K20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K20 XSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)19Points
Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)
5.2"
TFT

1080x1920

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K20 (X120HM)
5.45"
IPS

480x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)

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!

Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)19 Advantages Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)vsK20 (X120HM)8 Advantages LG K20 (X120HM)
+2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core44%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR43 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+32GB (20GB available)82%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)2%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x960 pixels
+424 PPI115%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs197 PPI
+(back) 19.2MP140%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+1/2.3" inches74%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/4" inches
+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
161 grams (5.64 ounces)vs+152 grams (5.32 ounces)6%
Lighter
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
5.2"vs+5.45"5%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Android 7.1 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
2900 mAhvs+3000 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Waterproof (IP?)vs+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 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/2.0 (aperture)
+17 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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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
ModelXperia XZs (G8231 USA)K20 (X120HM)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZs G8231 32GB Single-Sim, Sony Keyaki SSLG K20 2019 LMX120HM.ATCLBK (1-SIM) , LM-X120HM (TelCel)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)ChileMexicoPeru
(Latin America), Chile, Mexico, Peru
BrandSonyLG
Release dateApril, 2017August, 2019
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)71.9 x 148.6 millimeters (2.83 x 5.85 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530PowerVR GE8100 570Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR41GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)16GB (11GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels480x960 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI197 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 28, 66)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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
CallingSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
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/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/5" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, OGG, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
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
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Warm Silver, Ice Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Metal body
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 720p@960fps slow motion
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Black, Blue, Platinum
- Android Go edition
- Google assistant
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
BL-01
Battery capacity2900 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging6W (5V/1.2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1070 minutes | 17.8 hours | 0.7 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby36600 minutes | 610 hours | 25.4 days36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)LG K20 (X120HM)
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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