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LG K50


LG K50
LG K50 (K Series)
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3072 MB 
6.26 inch 19:9, 1520 x 720 pixel 269 PPI, capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 17 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: up to 2-TB microSD cards. FAT, FAT32 and exFAT file systems supported, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor, LTE Cat. 6
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM: 900, 1,800. UMTS/WCDMA: Bands 1 & 8. LTE: B1, B3, B7, B8, B20, B38, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.7 x 161.3 x 77 ( = 0.34 x 6.35 x 3.03 in)
3500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 13 MPix , f/2.2 aperture, 26 mm focal length. 2 MP secondary sensor, f/2.4 aperture.
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix , f/2.0
Additional features
Speakers: 2, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB power adapter, micro USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, SAR values: Body - 1.05 W/kg, Head - 0.322 W/kg.
170 g ( = 6 oz / 0.37 pounds), Power Supply: 50 g ( = 1.76 oz / 0.11 pounds)
200 Euro



Average Score: 67.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 20%, features: 41%, display: 84% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the LG K50

75% LG K50 Smartphone Review: A cheap and large format handset | Notebookcheck
The LG K50 seems well priced at around 200 Euros (~$223) for what the South Korean company has included. The device has a large display, dual rear-facing cameras and a dedicated Google Assistant button, although some may find the latter somewhat of a gimmick. Read on to find out how the handset performs in our tests and how it fares against comparably priced devices.
60% LG K50 Ein Tanz auf dem Seil
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%


Model: The LG K50 model is recently launched to cater for mid-range mobile phone users. LG has been floating around within the smartphone industry for a long time. Albeit rather relatively discreet, this launch is one way of reiterating to the public that they are still doing well in the smartphone industry. Originating from South Korea, LG is that one brand that is still surprisingly capable of competing with other smartphone manufacturers. Mid-tier smartphones as a distinct category of its own have its fair share of competition, but LG K50 is proven to be worth the money and can be considered for purchase without bleeding out of one’s budget expenditure. The LG K50 model’s main key features are a 6.26” HD FullVision display, a dual rear camera, a 13 MP front camera, AI Cam, DTX:X 3D Surround Sound and Dual Sim. LG K50’s dimension is 30.3 inch (77 mm) in width and 63.5 inch (161.3 mm) in length making it comfortable to be used single-handedly. Visually speaking, it is a very appealing phone and the screen does not feel minimized at all. Reading, viewing documents and pictures should not be a hassle with its 6.26 inch display.

Performance wise, the LG K50 uses the 2.0 GHz octa-core processor that enables the device to operate without any apparent hiccup. It also comes with 32 GB storage thus providing ample capacity for users who are always on the go. It is also compatible with SD cards for users who seek extra space for their usage. It is strongly recommended that users who are looking for performance in their smartphones to take into account on the capacity of the RAM and processor that this phone happens to feature. Using a dual rear camera and a 13 MP front camera feels more or less the same within the smartphones in the same price-range. This smartphone is relatively a decent phone when it comes to taking picture or making video calls. Like most smartphone models within its price range, it is still considered as decent and suitable for anyone who doesn’t penalizes the quality of pictures taken on a mediocre device with intense scrutiny. Conclusively speaking, the LG K50 is not entirely a bad phone at all. Depending on the preference of the users, rather to be used as the primary mobile device, it can potentially be a great makeshift secondary phone that will enable the user to still continue their work or to multitask all at the same time. Differences are inherently there, but without thorough or proper investigative discretion, they are not entirely visible per se.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Imagination PowerVR GE8320: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P22 MT6762: ARM based octa core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.7 LTE modem (300 Mbps download).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.17 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


LG Electronics Inc. is a subsidiary of the LG Group. LG is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

After a few years, LG largely withdrew from the laptop sector. In the smartphone segment, LG is a medium-sized manufacturer (not among the Top 5 in 2015 and 2016).

67.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2019-10- 1 (Update: 2019-10- 1)