Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
400 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.51 %
82.43 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 610

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
 

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

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

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

16 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash; IP X2

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
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

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
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), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), 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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