Motorola Moto G8 Power vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs OnePlus 9 Pro

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2300 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 397 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
3216 x 1440 pixels, 20.1:9 ratio, 526 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

86.13 %
89.33 %
89.79 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Adreno 660
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB
12GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB (eMMC 5.1)
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11), Samsung One UI
Android (11), OxygenOS UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 65.0W; Wireless: 50.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, PDAF)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Optical zoom: 3.3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 77 mm; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
50 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Macro)
10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)
2 MP (Black and White)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS

Front:

16 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
16 MP (EIS)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.14 x 2.99 x 0.38 inches (155.95 x 75.84 x 9.63 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)
6.43 x 2.90 x 0.34 inches (163.2 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

6.95 oz (197.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)
6.95 oz (197.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Smoke black, Capri blue
Phantom black, Silver
Morning Mist, Forest Green, Stellar Black

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, NSA

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Mobile
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 22, 2020
Mar 24, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG998U
2ABZ2-EF14A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg
0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.16 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Phablet:

3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1200
$ 969

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, OnePlus Sticker, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 07, 2020
Jan 14, 2021
Mar 23, 2021
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