Samsung Galaxy A30s vs Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.8 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 268 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

84.95 %
84.25 %
82.43 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 618
Adreno 610

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

25 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

16 MP
16 MP (EIS, Autofocus, HDR)
25 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.98 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight:

5.86 oz (166.0 g)
7.88 oz (223.3 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash
Splash; IPX2

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green
Navy blue, Blush gold
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
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, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 19, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA307FN link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.60 W/kg

Body:

0.50 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg

Phablet:

2.64 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 270

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C to USB type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Headset might be included (depends on region)
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 22, 2019
Sep 07, 2020
Oct 24, 2019
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