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Samsung Galaxy A21 vs Motorola Moto G8 Power

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2300 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 397 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

79.20 %
86.13 %

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Mediatek Helio P35
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GE8320
Adreno 610

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

16 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

13 MP
16 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)
6.14 x 2.99 x 0.38 inches (155.95 x 75.84 x 9.63 mm)

Weight:

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.95 oz (197.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black
Smoke black, Capri blue

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), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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)

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 Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Mobile

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZCASMA215U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.42 W/kg

Body:

1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.27 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 250

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 08, 2020
Feb 07, 2020
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