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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB) vs LG K50 (X520EMW)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 vs LG K50 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K50 XXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)17Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

13mp

4GB
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? Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)

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!

Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)17 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)vsK50 (X520EMW)6 Advantages LG K50 (X520EMW)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (18GB available)
+8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+1080x2340 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+409 PPI52%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+6.3"1%
Larger screen
vs6.26"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+1/2" inches55%
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)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+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 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
190 grams (6.65 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)12%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
P2i certifiedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

32 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
ModelRedmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)K50 (X520EMW)
Other model namesMi Redmi Note 8 (4GB RAM) M1908C3JG, M1908C3JE, M1908C3JHLG K50 LMX520EMW, LM-X520EMW, LG K50 Dual CAM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandXiaomiLG
Release dateSeptember, 2019June, 2019
Depth8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 158.3 millimeters (2.96 x 6.23 in)77 x 161.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.35 in)
Weight190 grams (6.65 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610PowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (18GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.3" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 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 networkM1908C3JG version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13
VoLTE

M1908C3JG version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

M1908C3JE, M1908C3JH versions:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
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
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)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
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41/5"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75um86º
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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 cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
RadioFMNot 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
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Black, Moonlight White, Neptune Blue
- MIUI 10
- 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 supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
5V/1.2A
Battery capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered19080 minutes | 318 hours | 13.3 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 8 (128GB/4GB)LG K50 (X520EMW)
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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