32points

LG K4 (2017)

26points

LG K8 (2018)

LG K4 (2017)
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LG K4 (2017) vs LG K8 (2018)

LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
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LG K4 (2017)
26
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LG K8 (2018)

Why is LG K4 (2017) better than LG K8 (2018)?

  • Has a removable battery
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  • 14g lighter
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    138gvs152g
  • Has a BSI sensor
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  • 0.3mm thinner
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    7.9mmvs8.2mm
  • Has integrated LTE
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  • Has a gyroscope
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  • Has a CMOS sensor
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  • Has integrated graphics
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Why is LG K8 (2018) better than LG K4 (2017)?

  • 1.5x higher pixel density
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    294ppivs196ppi
  • 18.18% faster CPU speed
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    4 x 1.3GHzvs4 x 1.1GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
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    2GBvs1GB
  • 2.25x higher resolution
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    720 x 1280pxvs480 x 854px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
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    8MPvs5MP
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • 8GB more internal storage
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    16GBvs8GB
  • Has stereo speakers
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Price comparison

Design

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.weight

138g

152g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.thickness

7.9mm

8.2mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

72.6mm

73.2mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.height

144.7mm

146.3mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.has a physical QWERTY keyboard
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.pixel density

196ppi

294ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

480 x 854px

720 x 1280px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
6.has an IPS screen
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 1.3GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

8GB

16GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Has integrated LTE
LG K8 (2018)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
6.Supports 64-bit
LG K8 (2018)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

5MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

5MP

5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
4.Has a dual-tone LED flash
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
5.has a BSI sensor
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has a radio
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.Has dedicated media keys
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

2500mAh

2500mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has a removable battery
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has wireless charging
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.Supports fast charging
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
LG K8 (2018) (Android 7.0 Nougat)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
6.has a battery level indicator
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.download speed

150MBits/s

150MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.has NFC
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
4.Has a fingerprint scanner
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
5.is DLNA-certified
LG K4 (2017)
LG K8 (2018)
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
6.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

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