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Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Apple iPhone XR

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.1 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

82.43 %
86.93 %
79.24 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Yes
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

4GB
6GB LPDDR5
3GB

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
iOS (15.x, 14.x)
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
2815 mAh
2942 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

25 MP (HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.6 x 7.4 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
6.66 oz (189.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Splash; IPX2
Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Rose gold

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

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)
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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 749

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Plus User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 24, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 12, 2018
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