Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19:9

Pixel density

424 ppi
400 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.18 %
82.43 %

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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 610

RAM

4 GB LPDDR3
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

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
 

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

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

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Effects, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Gray
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover

MSRP price

$ 229
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 26, 2017
Oct 24, 2019
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