Motorola Moto Z Force Droid Edition vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
568 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.77 %
74.89 %

Features

ShatterShield, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Flash
Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.14 x 2.98 x 0.28 inches (155.9 x 75.8 x 6.99 mm)
5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (152.1 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
7.34 oz (208 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
 

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

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

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray
Gold, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
32.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
5.0 days (120 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Music playback

 
113.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 30, 2017

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG892A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.57 W/kg

Body

 
0.37 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.44 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.88 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 850
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