Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition vs Motorola Moto G8

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
534 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
269 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
81.84 %

Features

ShatterShield, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

2730 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (Laser and PDAF)
16 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle, Flash)
8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

6.13 x 2.99 x 0.24 inches (155.8 x 76 x 6.1 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.64 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray
Neon blue, Pearl white

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)

MSRP

$ 800
 
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