Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Motorola Moto G8 Power vs Motorola Moto G9 Play

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Display

Size:

5.2 inches
6.4 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
2300 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 397 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

71.51 %
86.13 %
81.63 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor:

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

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP3
Adreno 610
Adreno 610

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB
4GB

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 23.1 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1)
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, PDAF)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Third camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.14 x 2.99 x 0.38 inches (155.95 x 75.84 x 9.63 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight:

5.61 oz (159.0 g)
6.95 oz (197.0 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud
Smoke black, Capri blue
Forest green, Sapphire blue

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:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Mobile

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; 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
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 06, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA520F

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.55 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 170

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Power User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Motor​ola Moto G9 Play User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 02, 2017
Feb 07, 2020
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