Motorola Moto G5S vs Motorola Moto G6

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

424 PPI
424 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.65 %
75.25 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 8937
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 505
Adreno 506

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Phase-detection autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Flash
Flash

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.89 x 0.37 inches (150 x 73.5 x 9.5 mm)
6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 inches (153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 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 Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2, EDR
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, Charger, Type-C USB cable

MSRP

 
$ 250

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 01, 2017
Apr 19, 2018
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