Motorola Moto G8 Play vs Motorola edge

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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1520 x 720 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
271 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
385 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

80.76 %
95.91 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

MediaTek Helio P70
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali G72 MP3
Adreno 620

RAM

2GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
256GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Pixel size: 1.122 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

2 MP (Depth information)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera

 
ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

25 MP (HDR)
25 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.20 x 2.97 x 0.35 inches (157.6 x 75.41 x 8.99 mm)
6.36 x 2.80 x 0.37 inches (161.64 x 71.1 x 9.29 mm)

Weight

6.60 oz (187.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP X2
Splash; IP 52

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Knight grey, Royal magenta
Solar black, Midnight magenta

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, Sub-6

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

OTG, Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

 
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 18, 2020

 
FCC ID value: IHDT56YU1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.45 W/kg

Body

 
1.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.48 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.36 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides
Headset, 15W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Protective back cover

Price

 
$ 700
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