Samsung Galaxy A40 vs Motorola Moto G8

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Display

Size

5.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
437 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
269 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

85.73 %
81.84 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Exynos 7904
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 (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
 

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (Laser autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

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)

Features

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

Front

25 MP
8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)

Weight

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
6.64 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Neon blue, Pearl white

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)

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
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
 

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, Mass storage device
Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)
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