Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Motorola edge

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
282 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
385 PPI

Technology

LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

66.84 %
95.91 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Adreno 620

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
256GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera

 
ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP (Flash)
25 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.91 x 0.35 inches (151 x 74 x 8.85 mm)
6.36 x 2.80 x 0.37 inches (161.64 x 71.1 x 9.29 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash; IP 52

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Solar black, Midnight magenta

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, Sub-6

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 18, 2020

 
FCC ID value: IHDT56YU1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.35 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body

1.23 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.48 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 700

User Manual

 
Download the Motor​​ola edge Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

Charger and USB cable
Headset, 15W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Protective back cover

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 19, 2018
Apr 22, 2020
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