Apple iPhone XR vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Apple iPhone XS Max

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 326 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI
2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 458 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

79.24 %
82.43 %
84.29 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 610
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

3GB
4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
64GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2942 mAh
4000 mAh
3179 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
25 MP (HDR)
7 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
6.20 x 3.05 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 77.4 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

6.84 oz (194.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Splash; IPX2
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Rose gold
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3219A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.00 W/kg

Body:

1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 749
$ 1099

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Plus User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2018
Oct 24, 2019
Sep 12, 2018
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