Motorola Moto G5 vs Motorola Moto G8

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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 268 PPI

Technology:

LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.53 %
82.36 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 8937
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor:

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Adreno 505
Adreno 610

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
4GB

Internal storage:

16GB
64GB, available to use: 51 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 10.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions:

5.68 x 2.87 x 0.37 inches (144.3 x 73. x 9.5 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)

Weight:

5.13 oz (145.5 g)
6.64 oz (188.3 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Neon blue, Pearl white

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; 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, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Buyers information

In The Box:

10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2017
Mar 05, 2020
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