Comparison between:
- Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
- LG X500

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 PlusLG X500
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Prices
LG X500
Model aliasRedmi 5Plus-

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width75.45 mm
7.55 cm
0.25 ft
2.97 in
78.1 mm
7.81 cm
0.26 ft
3.07 in
Height158.5 mm
15.85 cm
0.52 ft
6.24 in
154.7 mm
15.47 cm
0.51 ft
6.09 in
Thickness8.05 mm
0.81 cm
0.03 ft
0.32 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
Weight180 g
0.4 lbs
6.35 oz
164 g
0.36 lbs
5.78 oz
Volume96.27 cm³
5.85 in³
101.49 cm³
6.16 in³
ColorsGray
Gold
Blue
Rose-gold
Black
Blue
Gold
Body materialsMetal
Polycarbonate
Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)MIUI V9 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V9 (Android 7.1.2 Nougat)
MIUI V10
Android 7.0 Nougat
User interface (UI)-LG UX 5.0

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953MediaTek MT6750
Process technology14 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2000 MHz1500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 506ARM Mali-T860 MP2
GPU cores-2
GPU frequency650 MHz520 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz667 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB
64 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.99 in
152.15 mm
15.21 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.68 in
68.04 mm
6.8 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height5.36 in
136.08 mm
13.61 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density403 ppi
158 ppcm
267 ppi
104 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area77.68 %69.24 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Display manufacturer - Tianma
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
450 cd/m²
85% NTSC
-

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1028 / Goodix-

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor modelOmniVision OV12A10-
Sensor typePureCelCMOS
Sensor size5.11 x 3.84 mm
0.25 in
-
Pixel size1.277 µm
0.001277 mm
-
Crop factor6.77-
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2
Focal length3.81 mm
25.81 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeDual LEDLED
Image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor type - PureCel Plus
Phase detection
-

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor modelOmniVision OV5675-
Sensor typePureCel-
Sensor size2.98 x 2.21 mm
0.15 in
-
Pixel size1.151 µm
0.001151 mm
-
Crop factor11.66-
Aperturef/2f/2.2
Focal length2.64 mm
30.79 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash type-LED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
-Angle of view - 120°

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
HID
A2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoIP
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AC3
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
VP8
VP9
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-8 h
480 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time408 h
24480 min
17 days
200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
3G talk time-8 h
480 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time408 h
24480 min
17 days
200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A-
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)1.013 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)1.47 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.06 W/kg-
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