Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

282 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

66.84 %
85.24 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.91 x 0.35 inches (151 x 74 x 8.85 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB

Available to use

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 11, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.35 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

1.23 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger and USB cable
 

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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