Motorola DROID MAXX 2 vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

402 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

74.61 %
67.47 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 inches (148 x 75 x 10.9)
6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
7.13 oz (202 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Gray, Silver, Red

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
Lightning

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Octa-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 405
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Available to use

11 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
iOS (12.x, 11.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3630 mAh
2691 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

 
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 20, 2015
 

FCC ID value: IHDT56UB2 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.46 W/kg
 

Body

0.10 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.20 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 384
$ 949
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