Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus

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Display

Size

5.9 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
82.43 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

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

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

 
48 MP

Features

PDAF
Laser and PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
16 MP

Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

25 MP
25 MP

Features

 
HDR

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
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), 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+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), 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

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
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