Motorola edge vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 385 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 409 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

OLED
LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

95.91 %
84.50 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 620
Adreno 620
Adreno 660

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

256GB (UFS 2.1)
64GB (UFS 2.1)
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 20.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

64 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

25 MP (EIS, HDR)
16 MP (Dual-Camera, EIS, HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.36 x 2.80 x 0.37 inches (161.64 x 71.1 x 9.29 mm)
6.61 x 2.91 x 0.35 inches (168 x 74 x 9 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
7.30 oz (207.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash; IP52
Splash
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Solar black, Midnight magenta
Surfing blue
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

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

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+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
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)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)
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)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 18, 2020
Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

IHDT56YU1
A3LSMG991U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

1.45 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.48 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

3.36 W/kg
2.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700
€ 349
$ 800

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola edge User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Headset, 15W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Protective back cover
Protective cover, TurboPower Charger, USB Type-C cable, Guides, SIM tool
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 22, 2020
Jul 07, 2020
Jan 14, 2021
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