Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto E (2020) vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

5.2 inches
6.2 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
1520 x 720 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 271 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

67.18 %
78.55 %
82.53 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
Adreno 506
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1)
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (10)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3550 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
5 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.29 x 3.01 x 0.34 inches (159.77 x 76.56 x 8.65 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
6.53 oz (185.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Midnight blue, Champagne pink
Just black

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), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
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
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 229
$ 150
$ 349

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto E (2020) User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool (for certain carriers)
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2017
Jun 05, 2020
Aug 03, 2020
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