Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.06 %
85.24 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 8953 Pro
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP (Laser and PDAF)
25 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

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

Third camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (480 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle, Flash, HDR)
25 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 inches (156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 499
$ 350
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