Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto G8 Play

Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1520 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
271 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.18 %
80.76 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
MediaTek Helio P70

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Mali G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
2 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.20 x 2.97 x 0.35 inches (157.6 x 75.41 x 8.99 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.60 oz (187 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
 

Resistance

Splash
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Knight grey, Royal magenta

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), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 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), HSPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 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
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

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
OTG, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides

MSRP price

$ 229
 
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